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.

Event Series Wednesday Game Day

Wednesday Game Day

Robbins Library Teen Area

Come play video games with your friends in the Robbins Library Teen Space! The Library's Nintendo Switch will be set up, so compete with your friends in Mario Cart, Smash Bros, Moving Out, and more!

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 […]

Teen Space Casual Crafting

Robbins Library Teen Area

Swing by the Robbins Library Teen Space to chill out and work on one of a rotating series of casual crafts. All supplies will be provided, all crafting skill levels welcome.

Event Series Robbins Library Teen RPG Club

Robbins Library Teen RPG Club

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

Join in with our ongoing Teen-Led role-playing game group for a Dungeons and Dragons adventure! Dice and character sheets are provided, new players are welcome, and teens who are RPG veterans can reach out to the Teen Librarian and help out with the program to get volunteer hours.  

Concert on the Lawn – Alastair Moock

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

Join us for live music on the lawn behind the Robbins Library! Bring a blanket and a picnic dinner. Family fun event for all ages. Drop-in.

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 […]

Family Game Afternoon

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

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