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February 2021

Toddler Time: Zoom

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers!  Required registration opens on 1/27 at https://tt0203.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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PLUG iN: MAKE VALENTiNE’S DAY CARDS FOR OTHERS

February 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for a fun class, where we’ll make Valentine cards together to send and to share. Working with card stock in different colors, handmade and patterned papers, stickers and hearts, you'll create 6-10 unique Valentine cards. Share the love by donating some or all of your finished cards to older adults - local clients of Meals on Wheels -  who are living alone and would appreciate the gift during these difficult times. Everyone will be provided with a packet…

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Guys Book Group

February 4 @ 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Zoom program, email bradley.mckenna@gmail.com for meeting link This month we’re reading Best American Short Stories 2018 edited by Roxane Gay.  Copies of the book are available for pickup at the Robbins Library.   Newcomers welcome!

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Toddler Time: Zoom

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers! Required registration opens on 2/3 at https://tt0210.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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Robert Reich: The System, Who Rigged It, How We Fix It

February 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Millions of Americans have lost confidence in our political and economic system. With the characteristic clarity and passion that has made him a central civil voice, Robert B. Reich shows how wealth and power have interacted to install an elite oligarchy, eviscerate the middle class and undermine democracy. Join us for an engaging conversation with Mr. Reich on his latest book, The System: Who Rigged It, How We Fix It.   Login information will be sent the day of the…

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Guys Book Group

February 11 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

This month we’re reading Best American Short Stories 2018 edited by Roxane Gay.  Copies of the book are available for pickup at the Robbins Library.   Newcomers welcome!  Zoom program, email bradley.mckenna@gmail.com for meeting link

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Toddler Time: Zoom

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers! Required registration opens on 2/11 at https://tt0217.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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Kids’ Non Fiction Book Talk: Zoom

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

We'll meet together on Zoom and read the book "111 Trees: How One Village Celebrates the Birth of Every Girl" by Rina Singh. For ages 5-9. Required registration opens on 2/1 at https://nfbt0217.eventbrite.com

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CrafterZoom: Zoom

February 18 @ 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. Required registration opens 2/4 at  https://crafterzoomfeb.eventbrite.com

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PLUG iN TO FIGHTING BACK: NEW ENGLAND UNDERDOGS

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Like to cheer for underdogs? Join WCVB Channel 5 “Chronicle” Anchor/Reporter and author of three books about New England, Ted Reinstein, as he shares stories of people who have had to overcome harsh challenges to triumph, in the face of adversity. Meet underdogs like New Bedford’s Lynn Donahue, who seemed destined growing up to go the way of drugs and crime, but instead ended up adding the word, “Dr.” to her name. Meet Mabray “Doc” Kountze, who defied the odds—and…

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2nd & 3rd Grade Book Club: Zoom

February 23 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This month's read is Ellray Jakes is Not a Chicken by Sally Warner. Required registration opens on 2/1 at https://bm221.eventbrite.com. We'll talk about the book and do a fun activity.

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Toddler Time: Zoom

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers! Required registration opens on 2/17 at https://tt0224.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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4th & 5th Grade Book Club: Zoom

February 25 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Join us for a hangout and book chat on Zoom as we discuss The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick.  For kids in the 4th & 5th grade. Required registration opens 2/1 at https://pt0221.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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Adult Spelling Bee : Zoom

February 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Zoom program, email atroha@minlib.net for meeting link Think you have what it takes to be the best speller in Arlington? Come to our virtual Spelling Bee and find out. Friends, family members, and those that just want to see how they measure up are encouraged to attend and cheer for their favorite contestant.

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March 2021

Toddler Time: Zoom

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers! Required registration opens on 2/24 at https://tt0303.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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Arlington Reads Together Book Discussion: Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting In the Cafeteria Together, The Introduction

March 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join this roundtable discussion focusing on the introduction to the Arlington Reads Together  book pick, Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria. Author Beverly Daniel Tatum quotes James Baldwin “Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.” In this discussion we hope to discuss questions about race and society as these conversations are often hard to begin.  Zoom event, email atroha@minlib.net for meeting link

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Find Happiness through Mindfulness, Yoga & Meditation

March 4 @ 7:15 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:15 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2021

Experience ancient practices of breathing and meditation in an informal virtual setting. Discover secrets to increasing happiness in everyday life and learn ways to make it grow each day. Yoga mats are optional. No previous experience required.  Zoom link will be sent the day of the session. Questions? Contact Anna at alitten@minlib.net.  Zoom program, register at https://forms.gle/SgQAgERFFaXG3JFA8

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Everyone Belongs: METCO in Arlington, A Conversation with Margaret Thomas

March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Link to join Webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82386428180 Jillian Harvey, Town of Arlington’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Director, hosts a conversation with Margaret Credle Thomas, Director of the Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity (METCO) Program in Arlington. Thomas has led the program for the past 8 years and has gained significant insight into the experiences of students of color in town. Thomas and Harvey will discuss the history of the METCO program, its impact in Arlington, and Thomas’ unique role in leading the…

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Toddler Time: Zoom

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers! Required registration opens on 3/3 at https://tt0310.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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Dungeons and Dragons – Teens

March 10 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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One event on March 24, 2021 at 3:30 pm

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/robbins-library-dungeons-and-dragons-tickets-141847751443 Join DM Isaac for an ongoing campaign this month! Looking to sink your teeth into a longer story? Want to learn the ins and outs of character creation? LGBTQIA and neurodiverse friendly! Bring just yourself, no supplies needed (you make want a pen and paper though). Grades 6-12.

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Race Matters – A Book Club for Caregivers: Zoom

March 10 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 31, 2021

Join this 4-week series on Zoom to discuss picture books that touch on race and racism.  Caregivers of kids 0-7 are invited to read 3 diverse picture books a week and discuss them together with a librarian. The book club will meet from 7:30-8:30pm for four weeks: Wednesday, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24 and 3/31.  Registered participants will be notified about book pick up and sent the Zoom link by email before the program begins. Required registration opens on 2/24 at https://racemattersmarch21.eventbrite.com

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SpeakOUT: Intersecting Queer Identities

March 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Zoom event, login at: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81583628171 The Robbins Library Queer Book Group/Social is proud to host a panel discussion where LGBTQ+ people of color will share  personal stories exploring the intersections of their identities. SpeakOUT Boston tells the stories of LGBTQ+ lives to raise awareness and create safer spaces for LGBTQ+ people by opening up a dialogue with its audiences.   Support for this program comes  from Arlington’s Rainbow Commission.

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Find Happiness through Mindfulness, Yoga & Meditation

March 11 @ 7:15 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:15 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2021

Experience ancient practices of breathing and meditation in an informal virtual setting. Discover secrets to increasing happiness in everyday life and learn ways to make it grow each day. Yoga mats are optional. No previous experience required.  Zoom link will be sent the day of the session. Questions? Contact Anna at alitten@minlib.net.  Zoom program, register at https://forms.gle/SgQAgERFFaXG3JFA8

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Guys Book Group

March 11 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

This month we’re reading Being Mortal by Atul Gawande.  Copies of the book are available for pickup at the Robbins Library.  Newcomers welcome! Zoom program, email bradley.mckenna@gmail.com for meeting link

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Arlington Reads Together Book Discussion: What Questions Do We Have?

March 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for a roundtable discussion of the 2021 Arlington Reads Together book pick Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria ahead of author Beverly Daniel Tatum’s visit to the community. At  this meeting, we’ll discuss the book, and think about follow up questions to pose to Dr. Tatum during her visit on March 21.  Zoom event, email alitten@minlib.net for meeting link

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Toddler Time: Zoom

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers! Required registration opens on 3/10 at https://tt0317.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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Race Matters – A Book Club for Caregivers: Zoom

March 17 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 31, 2021

Join this 4-week series on Zoom to discuss picture books that touch on race and racism.  Caregivers of kids 0-7 are invited to read 3 diverse picture books a week and discuss them together with a librarian. The book club will meet from 7:30-8:30pm for four weeks: Wednesday, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24 and 3/31.  Registered participants will be notified about book pick up and sent the Zoom link by email before the program begins. Required registration opens on 2/24 at https://racemattersmarch21.eventbrite.com

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CrafterZoom: Zoom

March 18 @ 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 March 18 at 4:00 as we work on our craft together! Required registration opens on 3/4 at https://crafterzoommarch.eventbrite.com

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Find Happiness through Mindfulness, Yoga & Meditation

March 18 @ 7:15 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:15 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2021

Experience ancient practices of breathing and meditation in an informal virtual setting. Discover secrets to increasing happiness in everyday life and learn ways to make it grow each day. Yoga mats are optional. No previous experience required.  Zoom link will be sent the day of the session. Questions? Contact Anna at alitten@minlib.net.  Zoom program, register at https://forms.gle/SgQAgERFFaXG3JFA8

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What Is Racism?: A Workshop for Kids With Wee the People

March 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Zoom event, register at https://weethepeoplewhatisracism320.eventbrite.com Kids notice a LOT -- including skin color. They sense that it matters, and they have questions about how and why. Together we will explore how racism isn’t just one thing, but a system with many parts working together. Through activities, kids will learn how they can help challenge and disrupt these systems. Geared for kids ages 6-10.  This program is supported by the Russell Fund.

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Waste Not, Want Not: Artist Talk with Michelle Lougee, Samantha Fields, and Charlotte Milan

March 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Artists are challenging the disposable culture of 21st century capitalism by highlighting the environmental damage of waste while transforming trash into art. Join two of the Boston area's most thought provoking practitioners: Michelle Lougee and Samantha Fields, joined by Charlotte Milan, Recycling Coordinator for the Town of Arlington. While serving as ArtsArlington's 2020 Artist-in-Residence, Michelle Lougee led hundreds of volunteers in transforming thousands of plastic bags into sculpture warning of the deadly effects of plastic in the world's oceans. Entitled…

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Learn How to Download ebooks with Libby

March 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

In these sessions hosted by Libby experts you will learn the basics of signing in, navigating the app, browsing and searching, placing holds, borrowing titles, and more. If you are already familiar with the basics but want more tips and tricks, sign up for the 10:30 a.m. Deep Dive session. All sessions are 30 minutes long.  Zoom program, register at: http://bit.ly/robbinstrain  Getting Started sessions at 9:00, 9:30, and 10:00 a.m. Deep Dive session at 10:30 a.m. 

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Toddler Time: Zoom

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers! Required registration opens on 3/17 at https://tt0324.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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Dungeons and Dragons – Teens

March 24 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 24, 2021 at 3:30 pm

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/robbins-library-dungeons-and-dragons-tickets-141847751443 Join DM Isaac for an ongoing campaign this month! Looking to sink your teeth into a longer story? Want to learn the ins and outs of character creation? LGBTQIA and neurodiverse friendly! Bring just yourself, no supplies needed (you make want a pen and paper though). Grades 6-12.

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Race Matters – A Book Club for Caregivers: Zoom

March 24 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 31, 2021

Join this 4-week series on Zoom to discuss picture books that touch on race and racism.  Caregivers of kids 0-7 are invited to read 3 diverse picture books a week and discuss them together with a librarian. The book club will meet from 7:30-8:30pm for four weeks: Wednesday, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24 and 3/31.  Registered participants will be notified about book pick up and sent the Zoom link by email before the program begins. Required registration opens on 2/24 at https://racemattersmarch21.eventbrite.com

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4th & 5th Grade Book Club: Zoom

March 25 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for a hangout and book chat on Zoom as we discuss Dragons in a Bag by Zetta Elliott.  For kids in the 4th & 5th grade. Required registration opens 3/1 at https://pt0321.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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Arlington Reads Together Book Discussion: Who am I? Who are you? Who are we?

March 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Click here to access this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85028404153 Facilitated book discussion of the Arlington Reads Together book pick, Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria.  with Arlington resident  B. Joanna Chen. Participants will be prompted to reflect on their own identities and share their takeaways from Dr. Tatum's work.  B. Joanna Chen is a long-time library lover and a more recent Arlington resident. She holds a bachelor’s in English and Sociology with a minor in Inequality Studies…

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Find Happiness through Mindfulness, Yoga & Meditation

March 25 @ 7:15 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:15 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2021

Experience ancient practices of breathing and meditation in an informal virtual setting. Discover secrets to increasing happiness in everyday life and learn ways to make it grow each day. Yoga mats are optional. No previous experience required.  Zoom link will be sent the day of the session. Questions? Contact Anna at alitten@minlib.net.  Zoom program, register at https://forms.gle/SgQAgERFFaXG3JFA8

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Toddler Time: Zoom

March 31 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers! Required registration opens on 3/24 at https://tt0331.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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Race Matters – A Book Club for Caregivers: Zoom

March 31 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 31, 2021

Join this 4-week series on Zoom to discuss picture books that touch on race and racism.  Caregivers of kids 0-7 are invited to read 3 diverse picture books a week and discuss them together with a librarian. The book club will meet from 7:30-8:30pm for four weeks: Wednesday, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24 and 3/31.  Registered participants will be notified about book pick up and sent the Zoom link by email before the program begins. Required registration opens on 2/24 at https://racemattersmarch21.eventbrite.com

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April 2021

As the Story Turns Afternoon Story Time: Zoom

April 1 @ 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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Beehive Poetry

April 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Beehive Poetry group at Robbins Public Library began several years ago with Arlington’s first Poet Laureate as a monthly drop-in session.  Facilitated now by Steven Ratiner, our current Laureate, it’s evolved into a cohesive circle of area poets who read and discuss each other’s work in a supportive and spirited discussion.   If you are a poet interested in developing your craft and would like to participate in this program, contact Steven for further details: steven.arlingtonlaureate@gmail.com

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Toddler Time: Zoom

April 7 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers! Required registration opens 3/31 at https://tt0407.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

April 8 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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Toddler Time: Zoom

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers! Required registration opens on 4/7 at https://tt0414.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

April 15 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

April 15 @ 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 April 15 at 4:00 as we work on our craft together! Required registration opens on 4/1 at https://crafterzoomapril.eventbrite.com

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Oh No! The Kidstock Show A Magical Improvised Journey: Zoom

April 20 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

This is an interactive original online play where YOUR ideas determine the characters, problems, and plot twists!  Sign up and help create the story!  Best for ages 4 and up. Required registration opens on 4/5 at https://ohnokidstock.eventbrite.com

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Toddler Time: Zoom

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers! Required registration opens on 4/14 at https://tt0421.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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Earth Day Revenge of the Toxic Robots with Talewise: Zoom

April 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am

Join us for a fun science story in honor of Earth Day!  When the town's park is suddenly gated and locked, a group of friends decides to investigate.  Their adventure leads them deep into the woods, where they are chased away by an eccentric robot powered by toxic sludge!  We'll connect the story to science and get everyone up and moving with fun, physical brain breaks! Required registration opens on 4/7 at https://talewiseearthday.eventbrite.com

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As the Story Turns Afternoon Story Time: Zoom

April 22 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

April 22 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for a hangout and book chat on Zoom as we discuss Hoot by Carl Hiaasen.  For kids in the 4th & 5th grade. Required registration opens 4/1 at https://pt0421.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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Write a Neighborhood Haiku: The Great Outdoors

April 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Zoom program, register at https://tinyurl.com/haikuoutdoors Join poet Jessie Brown for a fun and interactive workshop focused on writing haiku poems to celebrate the green spaces of Arlington Heights. Participants are encouraged, but not required, to take a field trip outdoors before the workshop, to observe and explore! Do the scents of spring take you back to your childhood? How do your feet sound on the boardwalks of Arlington’s Great Meadows? Can you spot a silent owl in the woods, or…

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2nd & 3rd Grade Book Club: Zoom

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

This month's read is Parker Bell and the Science of Friendship by Cynthia Platt.  We'll talk about the book and do a fun activity. Required registration opens 4/1 at https://bm0421.eventbrite.com

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Toddler Time: Zoom

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers! Required registration opens 4/21 at at https://tt0428.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

April 29 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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Hands On Nature Backyard Birds: Zoom

April 29 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Let's learn about the local birds in our yards and how to start identifying them. We will look at which birds are common in Massachusetts and which ones are fun to study!  Instructions will be included for making some simple feeders at home to attract local birds.  Best for ages 4+. Required registration opens 4/2 at https://robbinsbackyardbirds.eventbrite.com

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May 2021

Doodle Away Anxiety Workshop

May 4 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join cartoonist Cara Bean in this hands-on, visual thinking, mindfulness workshop. Cara walks participants through a series of creative exercises intended to lessen anxiety, build confidence, and grow creativity. Together, you’ll go over the basics of communicative drawing (stick figures allowed!) and develop the skills needed to doodle as a form of play and problem-solving. No prior art experience is required. Cara Bean is the author of Draw 500 Funny Faces and Features and Let’s Talk About It: A Graphic…

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Toddler Time: Zoom

May 5 @ 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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Rainbow Crafts

May 6
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One event on May 17, 2021 at 3:30 pm

Pride Prom isn’t quite a possibility for us yet but! Join the Robbins Library as we host a bunch of fun programs focused on celebrated queer teen identities anyway! Let’s make some RAINBOWS! Come pick up a craft kit at the library and either DIY or craft along to our how-to video. For grades 6-12. Zoom program, email kkania@minlib.net for meeting link

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As the Story Turns Afternoon Story Time: Zoom

May 6 @ 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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Beehive Poetry

May 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until September 2, 2021

Zoom program, email steven.arlingtonlaureate@gmail.com for meeting link The Beehive Poetry group at Robbins Library began several years ago with Arlington’s first Poet Laureate as a monthly drop-in session.  Facilitated now by Steven Ratiner, our current Laureate, it’s evolved into a cohesive circle of area poets who read and discuss each other’s work in a supportive and spirited discussion.   If you are a poet interested in developing your craft and would like to participate in this program, contact Steven for…

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Toddler Time: Zoom

May 12 @ 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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PLUG iN TO JOURNALiNG TO EXPRESS YOURSELF

May 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Zoom program, register at https://pluggedin-05-12-21.eventbrite.com Did you know that journal writing can improve your health and spirits? Help you sort out problems and clarify your thoughts, ideas, and feelings? Renew and record cherished memories? Did you know you can use your journal entries to make notes to begin a memoir or personal essay, or even a collection of family anecdotes or stories? Lynette Benton will give you the inspiration and guidance you need to get started writing—pressure free—in a journal…

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As the Story Turns Afternoon Story Time: Zoom

May 13 @ 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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Mandalas for Mindfulness

May 13 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join this workshop on drawing mandalas as a way to promote mindfulness and stress relief over Zoom for middle and high schoolers. Radhika Heda has earned the Silver Award for Girl Scouts by teaching this class and is excited to bring it to Arlington Teens! For grades 6-12. Zoom program, email kkania@minlib.net for meeting link

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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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Rainbow Crafts

May 17 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on May 17, 2021 at 3:30 pm

Pride Prom isn’t quite a possibility for us yet but! Join the Robbins Library as we host a bunch of fun programs focused on celebrated queer teen identities anyway! Let’s make some RAINBOWS! Come pick up a craft kit at the library and either DIY or craft along to our how-to video. For grades 6-12. Zoom program, email kkania@minlib.net for meeting link

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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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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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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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Queer Book Chat

May 25 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Pride Prom isn’t quite a possibility for us yet but! Join the Robbins Library as we host a bunch of fun programs focused on celebrated queer teen identities anyway! Have a favorite book with a LGBTQ character? Wanna tell us about it? Want to just come hear a librarian rant about THEIR favorite books featuring LGBTQ characters? Join us for a fun book chat! For grades 6-12. Zoom program, email kkania@minlib.net for meeting link

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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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The State of Voting: Expanding Access and Addressing Barriers

May 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Zoom event, register at https://robbinslibrarystateofvoting.eventbrite.com.  The right to vote is fundamental to our democracy. Join Jessica Jones Capparell, Senior Manager of Policy and Legislative Affairs for the League of Women Voters, and Evan Horowitz, Executive Director of the Center for State Policy Analysis at Tisch College, Tufts University for a panel discussion and Q&A addressing voting access, barriers, and lessons learned from a year of pandemic voting across the nation and in Massachusetts. Co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters…

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June 2021

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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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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Chanel Thervil: Portraits with Purpose, Celebrating Character, Resiliency, Hope, and Joy

June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Zoom program, register at https://tinyurl.com/portraitswithpurpose Artist Chanel Thervil's vivid portraits celebrate the essential character and spirit of her subjects.  Hear how she uses a combination of conversation and mixed media to develop an image that captures personality and life experience as well as a likeness.  Thervil will talk about inspiration she finds in the positive energy and accomplishments of friends and neighbors, strong relationships, and Black joy.  This talk is presented by the Arlington Commission for Arts and Culture, the…

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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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LGBTQ+ Identity in YA Fiction – Author Panel

June 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join authors Charlie Jane Anders, Meg Elison, Darcie Little Badger as we discuss identity and YA fiction! Robbins library is very excited to virtually welcome YA authors and we hope you’ll come join us for a great discussion panel. Zoom Program, register at https://bit.ly/3frgXAe

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Guys Book Group

June 10 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Zoom program, email bradley.mckenna@gmail.com for meeting link This month we’re reading Lafayette in the Somewhat United States by Sarah Vowell. Copies can be picked up at The Robbins Library, just ask for the Guys Book Group book. Newcomers welcome!

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Pride Month With Quyen Tran

June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join local drag artist and community activist, Quyen Tran for a wonderful talk. Quyen’s drag persona Jayden Jamison has joined us yearly for our annual Pride Prom and is always a wonderful presence. We are happy to welcome her as Quyen this year while we wait for Pride Prom to be safe to hold again. Zoom, email kkania@minlib.net

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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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Friends of Robbins Library Present: 111 Places in Boston That You Do Not Want to Miss

June 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Zoom program, register at https://bit.ly/3oDBllL Faneuil Hall is fine and the duck boats are just dandy, but if you want to go beyond the Boston of brochures and get to the heart of this mysterious, charming old metropolis, you have to dig deep and be willing to get a little weird. 111 Places in Boston That You Must Not Miss is a guidebook with a twist: one that takes you far off the beaten path — and the Freedom Trail…

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

June 22 @ 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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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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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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July 2021

Not So Scary Animals: Zoom

July 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Some animals like sharks, snakes and spiders we think of as scary, but are they really when we learn more about them? Many seemingly “scary animals” have really important jobs in nature, even helping people! Don’t miss meeting some not really so scary animals too! Required registration opens on 7/1 at https://notsoscaryanimals.eventbrite.com

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Cartooning on Zoom

July 19 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Learn to draw expressions, animals, space aliens, monsters, superheroes, silly people and all things cartoony with award winning cartoonist Rick Stromoski in a live interactive hour of fun and creativity! Zoom program, register at: https://teencartooningrobbins.eventbrite.com

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Dinosaurs Rock: Zoom

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

Join us for a Virtual Jurassic Journey with life-sized, genuine dinosaur and fossil museum exhibits as the backdrop. Fascinating visual demos and screen shares make this a super fun and engaging event. Plus, each child will get hands-on REAL take-home fossils (pick up at the library). Required registration opens on 7/6 at https://dinosaursrockrobbins.eventbrite.com

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4th & 5th Grade Book Club: Zoom

July 22 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for a hangout and book chat on Zoom as we discuss Pie by Sarah Weeks.  For kids in the 4th & 5th grade. Required registration opens on Monday, 7/5 at https://pt0721.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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3 Little Pigs Puppet Show: Zoom

July 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Three pigs strike out on their own looking to have fun and adventures. But first, they must build houses for themselves. Straw, sticks, bricks, and a huffing and puffing Big Bad Wolf add up to hilarity and mayhem in this adaptation of the classic story, “The Three Little Pigs.” Required registration opens on 7/10 at https://3littlepigsrobbins.eventbrite.com

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Terrific Turtles: Zoom

July 27 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

What is the difference between a turtle and a tortoise? How big can a sea turtle grow? Are all turtle shells the same? Find out for yourself! Learn more about our wonderful shelled friends and meet some real turtles at the end! Required registration opens 7/1 at https://terrificturtlesrobbins.eventbrite.com

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