The Public Library of Arlington, MA


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About Robbins Library

Our Mission and Vision


The Robbins Library is a vital community center that connects people with traditional and technological resources for life-long learning, intellectual pursuits and leisure. The library responds to citizens’ needs with services and activities in a welcoming setting built on a history of free and equal access to information for all Arlington residents.


The Robbins Library strives to be the center of the Arlington Community. The library will use:

Trustees of the Library

The Library Board of Trustees consists of seven members who are appointed by the Town Manager for staggered terms of three years. The Board establishes and oversees policy for the governing of the library and has responsibility for the management and expenditure of trust funds.
The board has regular monthly meetings and other meetings as needed. The trustees receive no remuneration for their services.