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Robbins Library Reopens for Contactless Pickup

Arlingtonians can now add Robbins Library to the list of places open for contactless pickup in town.  Phased reopening of Arlington’s Libraries has begun with appointments for contactless pickup of library materials.   Using your library card, reserve books, DVDs, and … Continue reading

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Robbins Library Business Series: FREE Business Mentorship Available Through SCORE

It’s always great to evaluate our businesses on a regular basis. During this crazy time, it’s a great opportunity to see if our businesses need some adjustments to our business basics. Many of us have had to adjust our strategies … Continue reading

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Children’s Summer Reading Book Giveaway

Are you signed up for Children’s Summer Reading? Come to the Winfield Robbins Memorial Garden (between Robbins Library and the Town Hall) for your free book! Not signed up? Come on by and we’ll take care of it. Our first … Continue reading

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Summer Reading For All!

This year’s Summer Reading program celebrates fantasy, myths, and fairy tales. No matter your age, the whole point of Summer Reading–which also includes listening and watching–is to relax, escape, and enjoy the gifts of a story well told. Here are … Continue reading

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Welcome to Robbins Library Business Series

  To kick off this series, we want to share a couple of excellent resources provided by two local organizations. The Robbins Library has a strong relationship with Arlington’s Department of Planning & Community Development as well as the Arlington … Continue reading

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Virtual Fox Festival

THE EPIC ADVENTURES OF FOX AND OWL AN ARLINGTON TINY FILM FESTIVAL This year we will celebrate the annual Fox Festival with an at-home theatrical extravaganza: The Epic Adventures of Fox and Owl.  We invite people of all ages to … Continue reading

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Rockin’ Robbins Book Cart(less) Drill Team – 2020

Book Cart Drill Team may not be happening this year officially, but we wanted to keep the spirit alive anyway!  Inspired by the Don’t Rush Challenge, created by Toluwalase Asolo, we made a (mostly) cartless, bookish version set to I’m … Continue reading

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Contemporary Films & TV

This month we asked our librarians to share some of their favorite TV & movies that have come out in the past decade!  Here are their answers: Fleabag: There’s this scene where the main character (Fleabag) is on a train … Continue reading

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Red Letter Poem #6

Steven Ratiner, Arlington’s Poet Laureate, is today’s guest blogger. The ties that bind.  As we all know, there’s a bit of the double-edged blade contained in the phrase – and Jean Flanagan has spent much of her writing life exploring the … Continue reading

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Red Letter Poem #5

Steven Ratiner, Arlington’s Poet Laureate, is today’s guest blogger. To Seamus Heaney’s way of thinking, poetry was about providing that “extra voltage in the language, the intensity, the self-consciousness” that raises thought to another level.  Often, we experience that intensity through … Continue reading

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