Robbins – Registration Opens for Nov. Rainbow Readers Book Club

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

Fun monthly book club for kids that fall under the LGBTQ+ rainbow umbrella. We'll read graphic novels with a LGBTQ+ character and then meet to chat and craft. November's read is Tea Dragon Society by K. O'neill. Books are available for check out in the Children's Room. For grades 3-5. Meeting date is November 9 […]

Robbins – Registration Opens for Escape Room

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

As detectives investigating an otherworldly presence, find a way to escape to escape the graveyard. Program date is October 21. For ages 8-11. Sign up at; SpookyGraveyardAges8-11.eventbrite.com .

Visit the Old Burying Ground

Old Burying Ground 700 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA, United States

Near the Robbins Library is Arlington’s Old Burying Ground, established back in 1724 when Arlington was the Second Precinct of Cambridge and called Menotomy. In this program, Local History Librarian Steven Prochet will give a tour of the Old Burying Ground, profiling those buried in the cemetery like Jason Russell and Samuel Abbott Smith, explain […]

Event Series Gentle Yoga and Meditation

Gentle Yoga and Meditation

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

Join us for a gentle yoga and meditation class hosted by our local studio Lotus Yoga. This is a beginner-friendly class focusing on stretching, breathing, and mindfulness. Bring your yoga mat or use one of our chairs. Sponsored by the Friends of the Robbins Library

Citizenship Exam Prep Class

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

The Citizenship preparation class is a 10-week course to prepare students to take the Citizenship exam. Offering instruction to improve English and all 100 questions of the civics portion of the test. Taught by experienced and trained teachers. Individual tutoring available in each class to review lesson materials. Eligibility requirements: to attend this class, you […]

Forensic Roadshow with Paul Zambella

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

Join the Friends of the Robbins Library as we venture into the world of CSI with this interactive program that introduces you to the fascinating subject of forensic science. The program will delve into the functioning of the Massachusetts State Police Crime Laboratory, including the role of a forensic scientist and the many possible elements […]

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 – Spooky Season 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.

Robbins – Space Explorers

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

From Artemis to Mars missions, have fun (games, activities, experiments!) learning about space missions! For ages 7-10. Pick up tickets 1/2 hr. prior.