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Cover Crushes

Our librarians sound off on some of their favorite book covers!  (Because let’s face it – we all judge books by their cover sometimes.) When Hild by Nicola Griffith was published, I was instantly captivated by the cover art. Although … 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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All About Love

Pride and Prejudice, BBC version The book is fine too, but Colin Firth and Jennifer Ehle make this story magical. There’s nothing better than two very smart people who have utter disdain for each other, yet end up falling in … Continue reading

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2016 Best Books from Robbins Library Staff

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!  We’re kicking off the year by fondly remembering our favorite books published in 2016.  Without further ado, here are the Robbins Library librarians’ top picks of 2016! The Wonder by Emma Donoghue (2016) is set in Ireland … Continue reading

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No Time? No Problem!

It’s that time of year again!  The time when the holiday season begins & finding time to enjoy a good book can become scarce.  We here at the library have you covered with some recommendations for great, quick reads you … 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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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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