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 […]

Writers Go Live

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

“WRITERS GO LIVE!” presents riveting personal stories performed by nine writers on three Wednesdays. Join us for this unique series, offering a fascinating variety of literary talents who have plumbed their own experiences to create stories romantic and hilarious, magical and historical, alarming and suspenseful. Now these gifted writers are taking off from the printed page […]

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.

English at Large

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

Register Here: http://www.englishatlarge.org/conversation-groups/ English At Large conversation groups are 10-14 intermediate to advanced English learners who meet weekly to practice their English speaking skills. The groups provide an opportunity for learners to improve their speaking confidence and meet other adults who are learning English. Topics covered in conversation groups include American culture and holidays, idioms, […]

Speculative Fiction Book Group

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

Speculative Fiction Book Group Monday, October 23 7:00-8:00 p.m. Robbins Library Conference Room, with remote attendance option Come join our book group if you love science fiction, fantasy, and tales of alternate realities! We’ll be discussing The Kaiju Preservation Society / John Scalzi. New members are always welcome! Books are available to pick up at […]

Event Series English at Large

English at Large

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

Register Here: http://www.englishatlarge.org/conversation-groups/ English At Large conversation groups are 10-14 intermediate to advanced English learners who meet weekly to practice their English speaking skills. The groups provide an opportunity for learners to improve their speaking confidence and meet other adults who are learning English. Topics covered in conversation groups include American culture and holidays, idioms, […]