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May 2021

Singalong with Ed Morgan: Zoom

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Sing along with the Music Man, Ed Morgan! For over 15 years Ed Morgan has delighted kids and grown ups alike with his interactive blend of original & traditional children’s songs, singing for kids of all ages.  Required registration opens 4/30 at https://singalongwithedmorgan.eventbrite.com

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The Fox Hunt: A Scavenger Hunt for Eddie the Fox

May 17 @ 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, repeating until May 31, 2021

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Hey Arlington, are you enjoying the nice weather? So are we! We've partnered up with some local businesses to create a fun scavenger hunt to get you outside. Throughout the month of May, our friend Eddie the Fox will be hiding around town for you to find. We will post riddles on the Robbins Library Facebook page to help you figure out where Eddie is hiding each week in May! Don't forget to swing by the Robbins Library at the…

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Story Time: Facebook Live

May 17 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on April 12, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on April 26, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 3, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 10, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 17, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 24, 2021 at 10:00 am

Online Event – Via Facebook Live, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Join us for stories, songs and fun geared for ages 0-5! Click here to visit the Robbins Library Facebook page

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Singalong: Facebook Live

May 18 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on April 13, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on April 20, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on April 27, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on May 4, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on May 11, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on May 18, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on May 25, 2021 at 9:30 am

Online Event – Via Facebook Live, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Join us on Facebook Live for singing and dancing fun! Click here to visit the Robbins Library Facebook page

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Toddler Time: Zoom

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on May 12, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 19, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 26, 2021 at 10:00 am

Stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers! Sign up required at https://toddlertimemay.eventbrite.com Toddlers and their caregivers are highly encouraged to use video and sound during Toddler Time on Zoom. This is an interactive program designed to foster a positive relationship with books and reading. We would love to see and hear you so we can create a community of readers together! Zoom story times are never recorded.

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Blowing Off STEAM: Facebook

May 19 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on April 21, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on May 5, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on May 19, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Join us on Facebook for a fun video of how to do a STEAM experiment at home. These activities will use common household items and be best for elementary school-age children. Click here to visit the Robbins Library Facebook page

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As the Story Turns Afternoon Story Time: Zoom

May 20 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on April 8, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on April 15, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on April 22, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on April 29, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on May 6, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on May 13, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on May 20, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on May 27, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Stories, songs, and rhymes for 3-5 year olds!  Required registration at https://asthestoryturnsmay.eventbrite.com Kids and their caregivers are highly encouraged to use video and sound during story time on Zoom. This is an interactive program designed to foster a positive relationship with books and reading. We would love to see and hear you so we can create a community of readers together! Zoom story times are never recorded.

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Crafterzoom: Zoom

May 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for a fun craft on Zoom! We will provide the materials, after you register you can pick up the materials at the Robbins Library. Then join us on Zoom on May 20 at 4:00 as we work on our craft together! Required registration opens on 5/6 at https://crafterzoommay.eventbrite.com

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Story Time: Facebook Live

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on April 9, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on April 16, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on April 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on April 30, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 7, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Stories, songs and fun for geared for ages 0-5! Click here to visit the Robbins Library Facebook page

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Nappy’s Puppets presents Father Gooses’s Tales: Zoom

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Trouble in the Nursery....Mother Goose has taken the day off and Father Goose must do all her chores, including the Storytelling! Try as he might Father Goose just can't get the stories right. Father Goose's Tales is a modern retelling of nursery rhymes, stories and children's songs that will entertain the whole family. Required registration opens on 5/5 at https://fathergoosepuppetshow.eventbrite.com

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The Fox Hunt: A Scavenger Hunt for Eddie the Fox

May 24 @ 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, repeating until May 31, 2021

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Hey Arlington, are you enjoying the nice weather? So are we! We've partnered up with some local businesses to create a fun scavenger hunt to get you outside. Throughout the month of May, our friend Eddie the Fox will be hiding around town for you to find. We will post riddles on the Robbins Library Facebook page to help you figure out where Eddie is hiding each week in May! Don't forget to swing by the Robbins Library at the…

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Story Time: Facebook Live

May 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on April 12, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on April 26, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 3, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 10, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 17, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 24, 2021 at 10:00 am

Online Event – Via Facebook Live, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Join us for stories, songs and fun geared for ages 0-5! Click here to visit the Robbins Library Facebook page

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Singalong: Facebook Live

May 25 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on April 13, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on April 20, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on April 27, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on May 4, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on May 11, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on May 18, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on May 25, 2021 at 9:30 am

Online Event – Via Facebook Live, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Join us on Facebook Live for singing and dancing fun! Click here to visit the Robbins Library Facebook page

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Toddler Time: Zoom

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on May 12, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 19, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 26, 2021 at 10:00 am

Stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers! Sign up required at https://toddlertimemay.eventbrite.com Toddlers and their caregivers are highly encouraged to use video and sound during Toddler Time on Zoom. This is an interactive program designed to foster a positive relationship with books and reading. We would love to see and hear you so we can create a community of readers together! Zoom story times are never recorded.

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As the Story Turns Afternoon Story Time: Zoom

May 27 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on April 8, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on April 15, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on April 22, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on April 29, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on May 6, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on May 13, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on May 20, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on May 27, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Stories, songs, and rhymes for 3-5 year olds!  Required registration at https://asthestoryturnsmay.eventbrite.com Kids and their caregivers are highly encouraged to use video and sound during story time on Zoom. This is an interactive program designed to foster a positive relationship with books and reading. We would love to see and hear you so we can create a community of readers together! Zoom story times are never recorded.

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4th & 5th Grade Book Club: Zoom

May 27 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for a hangout and book chat on Zoom as we discuss Escape from Mr Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein!  For kids in the 4th & 5th grade. Required registration opens 5/10 at https://pt0521.eventbrite.com The librarian has books available for readers.  Once registration is complete, participants will be contacted with details to pickup a book at the Robbins Library.

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Story Time: Facebook Live

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on April 9, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on April 16, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on April 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on April 30, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 7, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Stories, songs and fun for geared for ages 0-5! Click here to visit the Robbins Library Facebook page

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June 2021

Singalong: Facebook Live

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on June 8, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 15, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 29, 2021 at 10:00 am

Online Event – Via Facebook Live, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Join us on Facebook Live for singing and dancing fun! Click here to visit the Robbins Library Facebook page

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Toddler Time: Zoom

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on June 9, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 16, 2021 at 10:00 am

Stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers! Sign up required at https://toddlertimejune.eventbrite.com Toddlers and their caregivers are highly encouraged to use video and sound during Toddler Time on Zoom. This is an interactive program designed to foster a positive relationship with books and reading. We would love to see and hear you so we can create a community of readers together! Zoom story times are never recorded.

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Blowing Off STEAM: Facebook

June 2 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on June 16, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Join us on Facebook for a fun video of how to do a STEAM experiment at home. These activities will use common household items and be best for elementary school-age children. Click here to visit the Robbins Library Facebook page

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As the Story Turns Story Time: Zoom

June 3 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on June 10, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on June 17, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Stories, songs, and rhymes for 3-5 year olds!  Required registration at https://asthestoryturnsjune.eventbrite.com Kids and their caregivers are highly encouraged to use video and sound during story time on Zoom. This is an interactive program designed to foster a positive relationship with books and reading. We would love to see and hear you so we can create a community of readers together! Zoom story times are never recorded.

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Story Time: Facebook Live

June 4 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on June 11, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 18, 2021 at 10:00 am

Online Event – Via Facebook Live, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Stories, songs and fun for geared for ages 0-5! Click here to visit the Robbins Library Facebook page

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Story Time: Facebook Live

June 7 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on June 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

Online Event – Via Facebook Live, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Join us for stories, songs and fun geared for ages 0-5! Click here to visit the Robbins Library Facebook page

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Singalong: Facebook Live

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on June 8, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 15, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 29, 2021 at 10:00 am

Online Event – Via Facebook Live, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Join us on Facebook Live for singing and dancing fun! Click here to visit the Robbins Library Facebook page

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Pride Reads: An LGBTQ Picture Book Club for Grownups: Zoom

June 8 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on June 15, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on June 22, 2021 at 7:30 pm

Join other parents and caregivers to discuss picture books that include LGBTQ characters and themes with a children's librarian. The book club will meet from 7:30-8:30pm for three weeks: Tuesday, 6/8, 6/15, and 6/22.  Registered participants will be notified about book pick up and sent the Zoom link by email before the program begins. Required registration opens on 5/31 at https://pridebookclubjun21.eventbrite.com

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Toddler Time: Zoom

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on June 9, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 16, 2021 at 10:00 am

Stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers! Sign up required at https://toddlertimejune.eventbrite.com Toddlers and their caregivers are highly encouraged to use video and sound during Toddler Time on Zoom. This is an interactive program designed to foster a positive relationship with books and reading. We would love to see and hear you so we can create a community of readers together! Zoom story times are never recorded.

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As the Story Turns Story Time: Zoom

June 10 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on June 10, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on June 17, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Stories, songs, and rhymes for 3-5 year olds!  Required registration at https://asthestoryturnsjune.eventbrite.com Kids and their caregivers are highly encouraged to use video and sound during story time on Zoom. This is an interactive program designed to foster a positive relationship with books and reading. We would love to see and hear you so we can create a community of readers together! Zoom story times are never recorded.

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Miraculous Mammals: Facebook Live

June 10 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Online Event – Via Facebook Live, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Come join Mass Audubon Teacher Naturalist, Paul Kelley, as he explores the trails at Habitat in search of our fellow furry friends, mammals! You will learn about the history of mammal evolution and the amazing adaptations that help them thrive. Click here to visit to the Robbins Library Facebook page.

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Story Time: Facebook Live

June 11 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on June 11, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 18, 2021 at 10:00 am

Online Event – Via Facebook Live, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Stories, songs and fun for geared for ages 0-5! Click here to visit the Robbins Library Facebook page

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Story Time: Facebook Live

June 14 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on June 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

Online Event – Via Facebook Live, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Join us for stories, songs and fun geared for ages 0-5! Click here to visit the Robbins Library Facebook page

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Singalong: Facebook Live

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on June 8, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 15, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 29, 2021 at 10:00 am

Online Event – Via Facebook Live, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Join us on Facebook Live for singing and dancing fun! Click here to visit the Robbins Library Facebook page

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Pride Reads: An LGBTQ Picture Book Club for Grownups: Zoom

June 15 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on June 15, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on June 22, 2021 at 7:30 pm

Join other parents and caregivers to discuss picture books that include LGBTQ characters and themes with a children's librarian. The book club will meet from 7:30-8:30pm for three weeks: Tuesday, 6/8, 6/15, and 6/22.  Registered participants will be notified about book pick up and sent the Zoom link by email before the program begins. Required registration opens on 5/31 at https://pridebookclubjun21.eventbrite.com

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Toddler Time: Zoom

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on June 9, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 16, 2021 at 10:00 am

Stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers! Sign up required at https://toddlertimejune.eventbrite.com Toddlers and their caregivers are highly encouraged to use video and sound during Toddler Time on Zoom. This is an interactive program designed to foster a positive relationship with books and reading. We would love to see and hear you so we can create a community of readers together! Zoom story times are never recorded.

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Blowing Off STEAM: Facebook

June 16 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 16, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Join us on Facebook for a fun video of how to do a STEAM experiment at home. These activities will use common household items and be best for elementary school-age children. Click here to visit the Robbins Library Facebook page

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As the Story Turns Story Time: Zoom

June 17 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on June 10, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on June 17, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Stories, songs, and rhymes for 3-5 year olds!  Required registration at https://asthestoryturnsjune.eventbrite.com Kids and their caregivers are highly encouraged to use video and sound during story time on Zoom. This is an interactive program designed to foster a positive relationship with books and reading. We would love to see and hear you so we can create a community of readers together! Zoom story times are never recorded.

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CrafterZoom: Zoom

June 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for a fun craft on Zoom! We will provide the materials!  Participants can pickup their craft bag after registration at the the Robbins Library. Then join us on Zoom on June 17th at 4:00 as we work on our craft together! Required registration begins June 3rd at 9 AM at https://crafterzoomjune.eventbrite.com

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Story Time: Facebook Live

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on June 11, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 18, 2021 at 10:00 am

Online Event – Via Facebook Live, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Stories, songs and fun for geared for ages 0-5! Click here to visit the Robbins Library Facebook page

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Summer Reading Kick-Off for Kids!

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Join us for our Summer Reading Kick-Off! We'll be in the Winfield Robbins Memorial Garden (between the Library and Town Hall). Sign up for Summer Reading, pick out a free book, vote on the name of our new American Girl Doll, enjoy an obstacle course and find out more about what's going on with the Library this summer!  Enter the Garden from Mass Ave and follow the signs.  Weather permitting. For ages 0-14. Click here to learn more about Summer…

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Singalong: Facebook Live

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on June 8, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 15, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 29, 2021 at 10:00 am

Online Event – Via Facebook Live, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Join us on Facebook Live for singing and dancing fun! Click here to visit the Robbins Library Facebook page

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Pride Reads: An LGBTQ Picture Book Club for Grownups: Zoom

June 22 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 15, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on June 22, 2021 at 7:30 pm

Join other parents and caregivers to discuss picture books that include LGBTQ characters and themes with a children's librarian. The book club will meet from 7:30-8:30pm for three weeks: Tuesday, 6/8, 6/15, and 6/22.  Registered participants will be notified about book pick up and sent the Zoom link by email before the program begins. Required registration opens on 5/31 at https://pridebookclubjun21.eventbrite.com

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Folk Tales from Central & South America: Facebook Live

June 23 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Online Event – Via Facebook Live, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Join us for folk tales from Central & South America!  For all ages.  A general note about Folk Tales: please be aware that many folk tales have more blood and drama than most picture books. Click here to visit the Robbins Library Facebook page.

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4th & 5th Grade Book Club: Zoom

June 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for a hangout and book chat on Zoom as we discuss Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins.  For kids in the 4th & 5th grade. Required registration opens on Monday, 6/7 at https://pt0621.eventbrite.com The librarian has books available for readers.  Once registration is complete, participants will be contacted with details to pickup a book at the Robbins Library.

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Margot Fox Concert: Facebook Live

June 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Online Event – Via Facebook Live, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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We kick off the Robbins Library's summer virtual concert series with local favorite Margot Fox! Dance to her tunes and enjoy some family-friendly, folk-rock! Click here to visit the Robbins Library Facebook page. 

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Eyes on Owls: Zoom

June 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am

This show is guaranteed to cure Zoom fatigue! We'll start by reading “Owl Babies” with help from the audience.  Then, we'll introduce everyone to 6 live owls up close and personal.  Everyone gets to practice the owls’ calls with hooting lessons!  We highlight the owls’ unique adaptations, habitats and behaviors in the wild, while sharing tips on how you can look for owls yourself.  Q&A time at the end! Required registration opens on 6/4 at https://robbinseyesonowls.eventbrite.com

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Singalong: Facebook Live

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on June 8, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 15, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 29, 2021 at 10:00 am

Online Event – Via Facebook Live, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Join us on Facebook Live for singing and dancing fun! Click here to visit the Robbins Library Facebook page

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Summer Reading Book Giveaway

June 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Hey Arlington Kids! Are you signed up for the Library's Summer Reading Program? Come to the Winfield Robbins Memorial Garden (between the Library and the Town Hall) (and we'll have free books for you to choose just for signing up AND for completing your first Summer Reading Chart (10 hours of reading or listening)! Not signed up yet? No problem! Come and get your book and we will get you registered. Enter the Garden from Mass. Ave and follow the…

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