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1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Robbins Library 700 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington

This month, we’re starting “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten!" Come into the Libraries to find out more and to sign up! Parents sign their little ones up to read 1, 000 books before they start kindergarten. We have books, lists, and suggestions. Come into the libraries to sign up and collect a booklet to start counting …

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TEAS Test Prep for Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs)

Robbins Library 700 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington

Are you a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) whose first language is not English? Is your goal to enroll in nursing school or another health-related program? This 12 week, 36-hour course offered by Lamplight Women’s Literacy Center will prepare CNAs for the Reading and English Language Usage portions of the TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills.) …

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English NOW! Conversation Group

Robbins Library Community Room 700 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington

English NOW!, an Arlington-based group, offers English-language learners opportunities to practice their conversation skills, advance their knowledge of vocabulary and grammar, and make connections in the community.  Participants in these free conversation groups discuss varied subjects under the supervision of native speakers. Zoom conversation groups are also available. Email englishnowArlington@gmail.com for the Zoom links.  Zoom …

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FOX Stuffie Sleepover: Pick-Up

Fox Library 175 Massachusetts Avenue,, Arlington

Your stuffies are ready to come home and tell you all about their sleepover! Pick up your stuffie at the Fox circulation desk anytime on Wednesday, January 11th from 12-8pm. Check out our Facebook Page (@RobbinsLibraryArlMa) to see what kinds of shenanigans they get up to! (We can also email you the pictures).

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Teen Early Release Game Day Extravaganza

Robbins Library Teen Area

When school gets out early, it's time to play! Teens can come to the Robbins Library Teen Area to play party games on the library's video game consoles and a selection of board games. Game suggestions are always welcome.

ROBBINS – Parachute Playtime

Robbins Library 700 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington

Come move, sing, and play with our parachute! For kids of all ages. Pick up ticket 1/2 hr. prior. Masks are recommended.

Infants of the Brush with Author A. M. Watson

Robbins Library Community Room 700 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington

Teacher, attorney, and author Amy M. Watson, discusses her debut novel Infants of the Brush.  Based on a 1700s court case, Armory v. Delamirie, this historical novel is in the vein of Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist. Infants of the Brush is set in a time when London society ignored the ills of child labor. Unlike …

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