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Help pick the next Arlington Reads Together Title

For the past 16 years the community reading project Arlington Reads Together has inspired the community to come together to talk about great books and inspiring ideas.   The Arlington Reads Together Committee is again seeking book nominations from Arlingtonians. … Continue reading

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Digital magazines are here!

Starting today, you don’t need to come to the library for the current issues of your favorite magazines.* They’re available in the same app you use for ebooks! Our Overdrive collection, which you can access online or in the Libby … Continue reading

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Next Robbins Library Book Discussion Group | Wednesday, September 5

The Robbins Library Book Discussion Group will next meet on Wednesday, September 5 at 7 pm in the Robbins Library Conference Room. The group discusses “The Professor and the Madman” by Simon Winchester. New members are welcome. Book will be … Continue reading

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There’s Still Time to Join the Summer Reading Challenge!

We’ve had an exciting summer here at Robbins Library and it’s all because of you! Hundreds of patrons have signed up for the Libraries Rock! summer reading challenge, completing row upon row of bingo squares and leaving amazing, heart-warming messages … Continue reading

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Rockin’ Robbins Book Cart Drill Team Wins Another Trophy!

Yesterday was the 10th annual Massachusetts Library Association Book Cart Drill Team competition & the Robbins Library Rockin’ Robbins Book Cart Drill Team snagged another first place trophy! This year we were inspired by the 2017 solar eclipse (& the … Continue reading

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Friends of Robbins Library – Children’s Book Sale | Sat April 21

Mark your calendar! Saturday, April 21 is the Friends of the Robbins Library Annual Children’s Booksale! Come by the Robbins Library Community Room on Saturday, April 21 from  9am – 2pm. There will be craft activities! Books and media for … Continue reading

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Robbins Library Book Discussion Group – 5/7

The Robbins Library Book Discussion Group will next meet on Monday May 7 at 7 pm in the Robbins Library Community Room. The group discusses “In the Garden of Beasts” by Erik Larson. New members are welcome. Book will be … Continue reading

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Change your view point! Arlington in historical photos

You are all by now probably familiar with the Digital Commonwealth repository where our digitized historical photos and postcards currently live.  Other historical material has been digitized, and we continue to add to this online historical trove.  A list of … Continue reading

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Donate your clean, sturdy reusable bags to support the ban

We’re inviting donations of clean, sturdy reusable bags in support of the Town’s plastic bag ban. For years, Robbins Library and Fox Library staff have accepted disposable plastic bags to give away as a convenience to patrons on rainy days … Continue reading

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Mass Ave. is Poetry Street!

To celebrate National Poetry Month,  the Fox Branch Library has partnered with Arlington Public Art to present the Poetry Youth Initiative and display poems written by Arlington Teens on Mass Ave. windows of the library. The Poetry Youth Initiative grew … Continue reading

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