TEAS Test Prep for Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs)

Robbins Library 700 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA

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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Fox Walking Club

Fox Library 175 Massachusetts Avenue,, Arlington, MA

We will meet at the library and walk between 1.5-3 miles mostly along the Arlington Cultural District and Minuteman Bikeway. This is a great way to stay active and make some new friends in your community. Getting regular physical activity is one of the best things you can do for your health.  All ages welcome!  …

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Plug In to the ABCD’s of Medicare

Robbins Library Community Room 700 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA

In the last year Medicare has undergone dramatic changes. With Open Enrollment beginning on Oct. 15, wouldn't it help to have someone who can explain those changes and answer your questions about eligibility and your options? Look no further than Ben Thornton, an independent broker for health and life insurance and a registered investment advisor. …

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Drop-in Tech Help

Robbins Library Conference Room 700 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA

Stop by and ask a librarian your technology-related questions. If we can't help with a specific issue you are having, we will do our best to point you to resources that can! Email arlington@minlib.net with any questions.

Fox Crafting Meet-Up

Fox Library 175 Massachusetts Avenue,, Arlington, MA

Love to craft? knit? crochet? Join us! Bring whatever project you are working on and meet other makers.

Who Votes, Who Doesn’t, and Why it Matters

Robbins Library Community Room 700 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA

One of the core principles of American democracy is the importance of voter participation to ensure government by and for the people. However, there are deeply entrenched inequities in the political and electoral system that make our government more accountable to some people than others. Kelly Siegel-Stechler, Ph.D. and Senior Researcher at CIRCLE, the Center …

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TEAS Test Prep for Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs)

Robbins Library 700 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA

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, MA

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 Yarn Swap

Fox Library 175 Massachusetts Avenue,, Arlington, MA

Have some old yarn you don’t want anymore? Need some new yarn for a project you’re working on? Come to the Fox Yarn Swap and trade out your old yarn for some new yarn!

What is a Gap Year and Is It for You? (on Zoom)

Online Event - Via Zoom MA

Jason Sarouhan of J2Guides, a professional gap year consulting service, will share stories and expertise.  He’ll define and demystify the gap year, share effective gap year planning strategies, and answer your questions. For teens and parents/guardians. Please email russellfundcoordinator@minlib.net for the Zoom link.