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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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Let’s Get Schooled

With back to school season rapidly approaching, the librarians here at the Robbins Library sound off on which fictional school they’d most like to attend! William McKinley High is easily the perfect fictional high school for me. At first I … Continue reading

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The Dog Days of Summer

As summer continues & we slog through heatwaves and rainstorms, library staff sound off on their summer reading habits & share some of their favorite summer reads! I don’t read terribly different books in the summer, but I tend to … Continue reading

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Brand New Books: April Edition

Missed the new March books? Check them out here. City of Secrets by Stewart O’Nan From the publisher: “a timely moral thriller of the Jewish underground resistance in Jerusalem after the Second World War.” O’Nan has written many other highly … Continue reading

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Brand New Books: March Edition

I can’t believe it’s already April! Here are a few of last month’s popular new releases….

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the Mindfulness Origami Project at Robbins = Create your own origami

  Have you ever wondered about the art of origami?  Is there a connection between mindfulness and origami? Come to the new exhibit on the Little Table and give origami a try.  The display also contains books and dvds and cds … Continue reading

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Brand New Books: January’s Fiction

  Wonder what your neighbors are reading this month? Who do the critics like?  Here are a few of the Robbins Library’s new and popular fiction releases.

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