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Friends of Robbins Library Magazine Giveaway – 4/14

Do you love vintage ads? Photographs from bygone eras? The Friends of Robbins Library are giving away back issues of the library’s National Geographic (dating back to 1908) and Life magazines (dating back to 1936). Take one (or more!) home … Continue reading

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It’s a Library Crawl!

On Saturday, October 21st, eight libraries, across three library networks, including Robbins Library and Fox Branch Library are banding together to put on a Library Crawl.  From 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., library enthusiasts are invited to take a self-guided … Continue reading

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Rockin’ Robbins Book Cart Drill Team takes Silver!

On Tuesday May 17, the Rockin’ Robbins Book Cart Drill team was awarded Second Place in the Massachusetts Library Association Book Cart Drill Team Competition! The videos were judged on technical ability: organization, precision, unique moves, and timeliness. The overall artistic impression … Continue reading

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Under the Radar: Tom Drury

Remember when Tom Drury’s stories for the New Yorker were finally published as the 1994 novel The End of Vandalism? Neither do I! I’d never even heard of Drury until last week, when the cover for The Driftless Area caught my eye. I … Continue reading

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