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(Reminder) Wayfarer Film Series and ART present: The Last Colony (March 5, 2020)

Don’t forget! Thursday, March 5 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Robbins Library Community Room   Trailer:   Updated timeline of events to keep in mind after watching the documentary: 2016: On June 30, President Barack Obama signs the Puerto Rico Oversight, … Continue reading

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Wayfarer Film Series presents: The Last Colony (March 5, 2020)

Travel the world and experience international cinema with the Wayfarer Film Series at Robbins Library! Catch a glimpse from beyond the continent, snack on fresh popcorn from our brand new popcorn popping machine, and enjoy a variety of films you … Continue reading

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Not-So Young Adult Book Group Reads When I Was Puerto Rican by Esmeralda Santiago (March 23)

The next NSYA group meeting will take place on Monday, March 23 at 7pm in the 4th floor’s conference room. We’ll be discussing When I Was Puerto Rican by Esmeralda Santiago. Goodreads description: Esmeralda Santiago’s story begins in rural Puerto Rico, … 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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Read, and the world unfolds…

the world unfolds now thousands of wonderful dreams …you opened a book Since 1980, the American Library Association has been creating its iconic READ posters, featuring authors, celebrities, and illustrators’ work. We’ve just added five of these new posters to … Continue reading

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Put the world on your wall

I’m thrilled to announce another new influx of art prints for our circulating art print collection. I hope there is something for everyone here, but more ideas are always welcome – feel free to contact me by leaving a comment … Continue reading

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New art prints from the Harvard Museum of Natural History

Three new prints being added to the collection today have an interesting history, having made their way to the Harvard Museum of Natural History by a circuitous route. The artist, Rosalba M. Towne, painted the flowers and plants from the … Continue reading

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New art prints added to collection

We have just added seven brand-new art prints to the art print collection! See below, and view our Flickr album to see our whole collection. Remember, art prints can be checked out for six weeks at a time. Come take … Continue reading

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Banned Book Trading Cards

Book covers are both art and an act of communication: they tell you something about the book, and the best covers tell you quite a lot about the book. (In other words, if the cover design is good, you can … Continue reading

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Art lovers, rejoice: free high-res images from LACMA

Judging by how often people borrow art prints* from the library, Arlington has a lot of art lovers. So you’ll be glad to learn that the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) has just made 20,000 images of its … Continue reading

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