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NSYA Book Group Meeting – Reminder (March 18)

The next NSYA book group meeting will take place Monday, March 18 at 7pm in Robbins Library’s conference room (4th floor). We’ll be discussing the Arlington Reads Together community read, Refugee by Alan Gratz. Copies of the next book, Golden Boy by Tara Sullivan, … Continue reading

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Not-So Young Adult Book Group Reads Refugee (March 18)

The next NSYA group meeting will take place on Monday, March 18 at 7pm in the 4th floor’s conference room. We’ll be participating in the Arlington Reads Together (ART) community read and discussing Refugee by Alan Gratz. Goodreads description: Three different … Continue reading

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Wonder is the 2018 Arlington Reads Together Pick

Have you ever preferred your Halloween costume over your natural appearance? If so, then probably not for the same reason as Auggie Pullman of Wonder. Auggie is a middle schooler growing up with a severe facial deformity, and he likes … Continue reading

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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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