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Robbins Library Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month!

Robbins Library is observing Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15! We’ve gathered a list with our favorite books by Hispanic authors to celebrate the multiple cultures, traditions, and contributions from our global neighbors and fellow Americans.  You … Continue reading

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Top Tropes

This month we asked our librarians what their favorite narrative tropes are! A trope is a commonly used theme or plot device. Check out TV Tropes for some incredibly specific examples or the library database NoveList under “Browse By” –> … Continue reading

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Go Green!

This month we asked our librarians for their favorite books that have a green cover, or the word green in the title.  Here are the results! Greenglass House by Kate Milford, of course! (And also Ghosts of Greenglass House, and … Continue reading

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Seriously Series

Keeping up with the latest book in a series is hard!  Even librarians struggle to keep up with them.  This month we share some series we’ve started but haven’t gotten around to finishing.  This includes ones we plan to finish … Continue reading

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Black History Month Booklists

Because reading books by black authors & with black characters is important all year round, for our last blog post of Black History Month we’ve got a bunch of booklists for all your reading needs! Boston Public Library has been … Continue reading

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Black History Month – African Americans in Times of War

2018’s Black History Month theme is African Americans in Times of War, a topic that is often overlooked when learning about our country’s history.  We’re sharing some books and other resources that can help you learn more about this important … Continue reading

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Award Winning Books for Pride

Want some quality queer books to help you celebrate Pride this month?  Check out these 2017 award winners! 29th Annual Lambda Literary Award Winner Lesbian Fiction Here Comes the Sun by Nicole Dennis-Benn Gay Fiction The Angel of History by … Continue reading

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Overdue!

Sometimes books don’t come back to the library before their due date.  We get it – life happens!  In most cases overdue books are safely back on our shelves within a few days.  But every so often that’s not the … Continue reading

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Stranger Than Science Fiction

Library staff sound off on some of their favorite sci-fi! My favorite books are all character-driven and most sci-fi doesn’t really satisfy me in that way, but I still have a few favorites. Doomsday Book by Connie Willis is about … Continue reading

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Things That Go Bump In The Night

This month we talk all about books & other media that truly frighten us! In general, I am not one who enjoys being scared; however, these two books came with such phenomenal recommendations that I had no choice but to … Continue reading

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