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Arlington Reads Together 2018: the short list

Earlier this month, the Arlington Reads Together committee met and selected 6 books for the the Arlington Reads Together 2018 short list. Committee members will read these titles over the summer and early fall, and one will be selected as … Continue reading

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How to pick the next Arlington Reads Together Title!

Can you believe it’s already time to start planning the 2018 Community Read? It seems like just last month Nicole and Wayne Maines were at Town Hall! We need your help selecting a book. Have you read a book that … Continue reading

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Nicole Maines – what an event!

Did you see Nicole and Wayne on Saturday March 4 at Arlington Town Hall? It was truly an inspiring and moving event. Thank you to everyone who came out on a cold Saturday afternoon to listen to Wayne and Nicole. … Continue reading

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Trans advocate, Nicole Maines to speak in Arlington MA

We are honored to share that Nicole Maines, the subject of “Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family” will be coming to Arlington on Saturday March 4 to kick off the 2017 Arlington Reads Together program! She will be … Continue reading

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“Becoming Nicole” is the 2017 Arlington Reads Together Pick

We recently learned from GLAAD that November 14th through November 20th is Transgender Awareness Week #TransWeek, created “to help raise the visibility of transgender and gender non-conforming people, and address the issues the community faces.” It seems like a great week to … Continue reading

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Bookending Arlington Reads Together 2015

My favorite photo from this year’s Arlington Reads Together was taken at the author Skype event we had in the Community Room. It was a Saturday afternoon in Arlington, March 21st, and Annabel Pitcher, author of My Sister Lives on … Continue reading

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And the 2015 Arlington Reads Together book is… (drumroll, please)

The selection committee has been busy reading the proposed candidates for Arlington’s next “community read,” Arlington Reads Together (A.R.T.). After a summer of reading and some intense discussion, the committee selected… (drumroll, please) …My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece by … Continue reading

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March is Community Read month

Snowfall, darkness, cold Interminable winter Let’s read The Book Thief! That’s my Community Read haiku.  February is finally behind us, and what better way to shrug off winter than with some intellectual stimulation and reasons to leave the house?  The … Continue reading

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Gatsby Month: Putting on the Ritz in March

Hey there daddies, dames, dolls and swells of Arlington, how’s tricks? This post is coming at you from the roaring ’20s to herald Gatsby Month at the library, in with the lions on March 1.  The 1920s are having a … Continue reading

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YA Crossover Recap

Last night was our Young Adult Crossover Booktalk, which was part of this year’s Arlington Reads Together program. There were so many great recommendations for books, I wanted to be sure and list them here for those of you who … Continue reading

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