Beehive Poetry with Arlington’s Poet Laureate

Beehive Poets Table, Robbins Library 3rd floor 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

Robbins- Parachute Playtime

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

Come move, sing, and play with our parachute! Meet in the Children's Room and then we'll head outside and shake the 'chute. Pick up ticket 1/2 hr. prior. For ages 1-5.

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 […]

Early Release Game Day – Back to School Edition

Robbins Library Teen Area

When school gets out early, teens can come to the Robbins to play games and do casual crafts! The Nintendo Switch and Button-maker will be set up, alongside other games and crafts requested by teens.

Verses Book Group

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

Join Arlington's Poet Laureate, Jean Flanagan, as she leads this poetry book group at the Fox Branch every second Wednesday afternoon of the month. This month, the group will discuss A Thousand Mornings by Mary Oliver. Adults and teens are welcome to attend. Copies are available for pick up at Fox and Robbins. For more […]

Author Heather Wolf Discusses “Find More Birds: 111 Surprising Ways to Spot Birds Wherever You Are.”

Online Event - Via Zoom MA, United States

Zoom Program, Register Here: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/9116865825523/WN_Qkb1tHUbR06H62iRFxlpJw This one is for our bird and nature lovers! Author Heather Wolf will be with us discussing her new book Find More Birds: 111 Surprising Ways to Spot Birds Wherever You Are. It will be a fascinating conversation about being in the moment and noticing the wonderful and varied birds around […]

Robbins-Registration Opens for Readers Theater

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

Meeting dates in October and November: 10/5, 10/9, 10/26, 11/2, and 11/9 at 6:30pm We will bring to life the classic folktale Mrs Chicken and the Hungry Crocodile by Won-Ldy Paye. Rehearse, create scenery and costumes, and perform at the end of the series. Must attend all meetings. For ages 7-10. Sign up at ReadersTheaterMrsChicken.eventbrite.com

Invasive Plant Removal and Information Session

Robbins Library Lawn 700 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA, United States

Join our Town Environmental Planner David Morgan to remove invasive plants in front of the Robbins Library.  Learn more about the invasive plants in Arlington and about the Pink Plant Project which works on land stewardship and conservation. https://www.arlingtonma.gov/town-governance/boards-and-committees/conservation-commission/conservation-land-stewards

Robbins-Family Game Night

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

Every Thursday evening in September! Grab a friend or your favorite adult and come play our board games-or bring your own! Puzzles too! Drop-in. For all ages

Robbins-Registration Opens for Holiday Craft Fair

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

Craft Fair 2023 will be held on December 9th from 1-4pm. Do you have something crafty that you'd like to sell? Space is extremely limited and closes fast. For ages 8-18. Sign up at: KidsHolidayCraftFairRobbins2023.eventbrite.com