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FREE Wifi Access Via Xfinity For Everyone

Xfinity has opened up WiFi Hotspot access nationwide in response to Coronavirus. Xfinity WiFi hotspots located both indoors and outdoors in places like shopping districts, parks, businesses, and train stations will be open. Hotspots located in customers’ homes (Xfinity Home … Continue reading

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Introducing Arlington’s COVID-19 Community Archive

Six months after Arlington’s first diagnosed cases of COVID-19 in March, Arlington’s COVID-19 Community Archive is available and accepting contributions on the “Local History Resources” page at robbinslibrary.org. The archive presents a snapshot of life in Arlington during the pandemic … Continue reading

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Help the Library Plan for Teen Programs this Fall

As lives and schedules have changed during the COVID-19 pandemic, adapting to change has become more important than ever. Head of Teen Services Katy Kania is seeking input from parents to learn more about the support Arlington’s Libraries can provide … Continue reading

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Robbins Library and ACMi Host Stephano: The True Story of Shakespeare’s Shipwreck

In an exclusive joint local broadcast and online event, ACMi and Robbins Library host an Arlington-only screening of Stephano: The True Story of Shakespeare’s Shipwreck on Thursday, September 10 at 7:00 p.m. This event will be hosted on Facebook Live. … Continue reading

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Teen Summer Reading Challenge Giveaway Books

Calling all bored teenagers!   During past summers teens who signed up for the Robbins Library Teen Summer Challenge and completed a BINGO card got a free book at the library. Sadly, we aren’t able to give away books at the … Continue reading

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Introducing Library Grab Bags

We are excited to launch Library Grab Bags, a new service that aims to bring back some of the ease and joy of browsing library shelves even as library indoors remain closed for public safety. Library Grab Bags are a … Continue reading

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Humorous Fantasy Books

Need help finding books and movies to complete your Summer Reading bingo sheet? Here are some recommendations for the Humorous Fantasy bingo square! Many fantasy titles offer a variety of humor, below are some examples: The Big Over Easy by … Continue reading

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The Future of Policing and Justice: what does it all mean?

Why is Policing in the Spotlight? The death of George Floyd at the hands of police on May 25th served as a catalyst for widespread protests all over the USA. What began in Minneapolis soon spread to most major metropolitan … Continue reading

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Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover

This month we asked our librarians – what are some books that you thought had a bad cover, but ended up being great? Check out their answers below! Riddley Walker by Russell Hoban. There are several different cover versions, none … Continue reading

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Robbins Library Business Series: FREE Access to a Collection of Harvard Business Review (HBR) Ebooks

The Robbins Library subscribes to Hoopla, a provider of always available digital content. Below is a curated selection of Management EBooks that you have access to with your library card. If you need a library card, please go here to … Continue reading

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