Drop-in Tech Help

Robbins Library Conference Room 700 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA, United States

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.

An Evening with Author Lisa See

Online Event - Via Zoom MA, United States

Registration is required for this Zoom event.  https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/9216843609908/WN__r4XJAEXQcSvYSTCnfWZUw Join New York Times bestselling author Lisa See as she talks about her new book Lady Tan's Circle of Women.

Landing On The Moon

Online Event - Via Zoom MA, United States

Zoom Program, Register here: https://shorturl.at/acyA2 Solar System Ambassador David S. Ball, a volunteer educator with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, discusses the history and plans for landing on the Moon. From the first crash landing in 1959; the first manned landing a decade later; and the upcoming plans by SpaceX, Blue Origin, and others to execute […]

Arlington Author Salon

Kickstand Cafe 594 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA

The summer theme is “Short Stories” with authors Daphne Kalotay, Shubha Sunder and Marc Eichen. The Arlington Author Salon is a free reading with a twist: each author’s presentation includes something special to tickle the senses. Music, paintings, photographs and more. Let yourself be transported with an immersive, literary experience. Thursday, July 13th at 7:30 […]

Guys Book Group

Fox Library 175 Massachusetts Avenue,, Arlington, MA, United States

This month we’re reading The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR'S Secretary of Labor and His Moral Conscience, a biography by Kristin Downey. Copies can be picked up at Robbins or Fox Branch libraries, just ask for the Guys Book Group book. Unless otherwise indicated, we always meet on the […]

Fox Walking Club

Fox Library 175 Massachusetts Avenue,, Arlington, MA, United States

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. Weather permitting.

Navigating Career Options At Any Stage Of Life

Online Event - Via Zoom MA, United States

Zoom Program, Register here: https://shorturl.at/hwPQ3 Changing jobs is becoming a popular career move for American workers across the nation in search of better benefits, more money, and a positive work-life balance. Meanwhile, the COVID-19 pandemic also resulted in a major uptick in individuals making career changes. Let’s talk about where you are in your career […]

CANCELLED: The Alibi True Crime Book Group

Robbins Library Conference Room 700 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA, United States

Monday, July 17 7:00-8:00 p.m. Robbins Library Conference Room, with remote attendance option Join our new, quarterly true crime book group! We’ll be discussing Black Klansman: Race, Hate, and the Undercover Investigation of a Lifetime by Ron Stallworth. Books are available to pick up at the Robbins Library. 

Beehive Poetry with Arlington’s Poet Laureate

Robbins Library Community Room 700 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA, United States

All aspiring and experienced poets are invited to the Arlington Poet Laureate's Drop-in Hours.  Participants should have 10 copies of a poem they’d like to share — and a notebook for workshop writing exercises.  Contact Jean Flanagan at  jean.poetlaureatearlington@gmail.com

Event Series English NOW! Conversation Group

English NOW! Conversation Group

Robbins Library Community Room 700 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA, United States

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 […]