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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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Book Folding Workshop at the library

What: A book folding workshop When: Saturday, May 2, from 2-4pm Where: Robbins Library Community Room Learn the basics of the art of book folding with Cathy Thibodeau as we upcycle a hardcover book into your choice of one of … Continue reading

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Reading Challenges for 2015

It’s the end of the year and you know what that means. That’s right: it’s time to decide which reading challenges you’re going to do in 2015. It’s an important decision to make and I’m sure you’ve all been thinking long … Continue reading

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When we’re at home: what do librarians’ shelves look like?

Are librarians’ houses full of books, or do they get all their books from the library? Do librarians use the Dewey Decimal system to organize their shelves at home, or some other system? The answers may surprise you… “My system … Continue reading

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Arlington Book Festival applications due 8/15

Attention local authors and the people who love them:  we’re currently accepting applications for the first-ever Arlington Book Festival, which will take place at the library on Saturday, November 1.  You can apply via our web form, or pick up a … Continue reading

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Next Not-So-Young Adult Book Group

I completely forgot to post about the next NSYA book group meeting. Whoops! It will be on May 12 at 7pm in the Robbins Library Conference Room. We’ll be talking about Emily Horner’s novel, A Love Story Starring My Dead … Continue reading

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