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QBG Does Crafts!

Join QBG (Queer Book Group) on Wednesday July 26th at 7PM for a craft night!  We’ll have a craft (or crafts) available, but feel free to bring any crafts you’re working on (or have been meaning to get started on) … Continue reading

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Historical digitization has struck again — at Robbins Library

    Robbins Library has just finished digitizing two historical collections:            Town of Arlington Annual Reports   1933 –  2015               and Town of Arlington Street Directories     … Continue reading

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Robbins Library Book Discussion Group: “Maine” on 7/10

The Robbins Library Book Discussion Group will next meet on Monday July 10  at 7 pm in the Robbins Library Community Room. The group discusses “Maine” by J. Courtney Sullivan. New members are welcome. Book will be available at the … Continue reading

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Rockin’ Robbins Book Cart Drill Team Gets The Gold!

Tonight was the 9th annual Massachusetts Library Association Book Cart Drill Team competition.  The Robbins Library Rockin’ Robbins Book Cart Drill Team have been regular competitors since the first annual competition back in 2008, but have never nabbed the elusive … Continue reading

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New Blu-Ray Collection!

We’re very excited to announce that the library now offers Blu-Rays for rental, in addition to our DVDs!  Just remember, these won’t play on your standard DVD player.  You’ll need a device that is Blu-Ray compatible – like a Blu-Ray … Continue reading

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Ever wonder about that yellow mansion behind the Library?

Come to the upcoming Library program:           Glimpses of Family Life:                        The Whittemore-Robbins House                       … Continue reading

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go classic? or graphic?

      Feel like taking a break from an original? Why not give a graphic novel a try?     Authors have the freedom to blend words with visual images often igniting powerful responses in readers. The “Graphic novel” … Continue reading

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True Story Theater: “Becoming Nicole” stories on Wed 3/15

We are pleased to partner with True Story Theater for an Arlington Reads Together event. You are invited to an exploration that honors the experience of people who have often been stigmatized for simply claiming their own true identities. True Story … Continue reading

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Resources for supporting vulnerable populations: Refugees

Our librarians have highlighted a few books from the Robbins Library and Minuteman network that will help users explore issues related to refugees. Books: The making of the modern refugee by Peter Gatrell he Making of the Modern Refugee is … Continue reading

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The hitchhiker’s guide to the galaxy – of staff pets

        The following blog posting represents many of our staff’s pets.  One of the entries has a mysterious element, so keep any eye out for that one.   Hint  –  it’s not the moss.  Let us know if … Continue reading

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