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True Crime in Massachusetts – a May display at Library

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Fox Festival Workshops @ The Fox Library

Join us for free workshops to make puppets and masks for the 4th annual Fox Festival Parade! Then march in the parade with a brass band on June 15 to kick off the Feast of the East. The Parade is … Continue reading

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Go to LOCAL HISTORY – a discovery night

    Have you ever wondered what is in the Local History Room and how it can help you? Come find out on Tuesday  night  May 21 from 7 – 8 :30 pm.  No room sign-ins during this session.  Just … Continue reading

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Robbins Library Hosts Discussion on Gerrymandering

On Thursday April 25, the Robbins Library welcomes Aidan Kestigian to speak on “Gerrymandering and Redistricting in Massachusetts.” Kestigian is the Program Manager for the Metric Geometry & Gerrymandering Group (MGGG)  and the Science, Technology, and Society Program at Tufts … Continue reading

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Which art prints are we talking about? Not the ones you might expect.

Town Meeting Warrant Article 39 proposes “To see if the Town will vote to authorize the Library Board of Trustees to deaccession and/or dispose of by sale, donation, or other means, the Robbins Art Print Collection; or take any action … Continue reading

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QBG Reads… Confessions of the Fox

Join us on Wednesday 2/27 for a discussion of the novel Confessions of the Fox by Jordy Rosenberg. “Set in the eighteenth century London underworld, this bawdy, genre-bending novel reimagines the life of thief and jailbreaker Jack Sheppard to tell … Continue reading

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Five Sources on the Future of Journalism: A Supplement to Democracy After Dark

1. Fake news and the future of journalism | Robert Hernandez | TEDxKC 2. Tapping Technology to Advance the Future of Journalism By Sam Dolnick Access to the New York Times can be found through our database page: https://www.robbinslibrary.org/databases/ 3. … Continue reading

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Next Robbins Library Book Discussion Group | Monday December 3

The Robbins Library Book Discussion Group will next meet on Monday December 3 at 7 pm in the Robbins Library Community Room. The group discusses “The Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead. New members are welcome. Book will be available at … Continue reading

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Many mills along Mill Brook – a Library exhibit

        Come immerse yourself in mills!  The Robbins Library Mill Brook display in the lobby portrays Arlington’s more modern history from the year 1637 –   to the late 1800s.  This display will run through the end of … Continue reading

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Not-So Young Adult Book Group Reads Midnight at the Electric (November 19)

The next NSYA group meeting will take place on Monday, November 19 at 7pm in the 4th floor’s conference room. We’ll be discussing Midnight at the Electric by Jodi Lynn Anderson. Goodreads description: Kansas, 2065. Adri has secured a slot as a Colonist—one … Continue reading

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