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700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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July 2018

Drop In Tech Help

July 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 13, 2018 at 2:00pm

Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Can't figure out how to set up an e-mail account? Having a hard time downloading eBooks? Confused by Facebook? We're here to help! Stop by and ask a librarian your technology-related questions. Please note this program is meant to provide basic technology help - we are unable to assist with in-depth technology issues or specialized software instruction. If we can't help with a specific issue you are having, we will do our best to point you to resources that can!…

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Not-So-Young Adult Book Group

July 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Our book for July is Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit by Jaye Robin Brown. The NSYA Book Group is for adults, but we read books written for teens. Copies of the current book are available for checkout at the circulation desk. Newcomers welcome!

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Camp NaNoWriMo at Robbins Library

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Robbins Library is giving writers from Arlington and surrounding areas a physical space to whip up their writing skills for a couple of hours. According to the Camp NaNoWriMo website: “Camp NaNoWriMo is a virtual writer’s retreat, designed for maximum flexibility and creativity. We have Camp sessions in both April and July, and we welcome word-count goals between 30 and 1,000,000.” We’ll act as a cabin, or a physical space for patrons to gather as a writing community. Writers can tackle…

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Robbins Library QBG/Social Does Game Night!

July 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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This month Queer Book Group/Social is hosting game night! Join us for a night of fun & games! (& good company!) Bring your own board/card games or play ours! Queer Book Group / Social reads great LGBTQ-themed books, both fiction and non-fiction, and hosts LGBTQ-themed social events. New members are welcome!  Come make some new friends & expand your community!

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August 2018

Drop In Tech Help

August 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Can't figure out how to set up an e-mail account? Having a hard time downloading eBooks? Confused by Facebook? We're here to help! Stop by and ask a librarian your technology-related questions. Please note this program is meant to provide basic technology help - we are unable to assist with in-depth technology issues or specialized software instruction. If we can't help with a specific issue you are having, we will do our best to point you to resources that can!…

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Not-So-Young Adult Book Group

August 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Our book for August is Being Jazz: My life as a Transgender Teen by Jazz Jennings. The NSYA Book Group is for adults, but we read books written for teens. Copies of the current book are available for checkout at the circulation desk. Newcomers welcome!

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Robbins Library QBG Reads… The House of Impossible Beauties

August 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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This month Queer Book Group will be discussing The House of Impossible Beauties by Joseph Cassara. "1980, New York City. Burned by her traumatic past, Angel is new to the drag world, new to ball culture, and has a yearning inside of her to help create family for those without. When she falls in love with Hector, a beautiful young man who dreams of becoming a professional dancer, the two decide to form the House of Xtravaganza, the first-ever all-Latino…

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September 2018

Robbins Library Book Discussion Group: “The Professor and the Madman”

September 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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The Robbins Library Book Discussion Group will next meet on Wednesday, September 5 at 7 pm in the Robbins Library Conference Room. The group discusses “The Professor and the Madman” by Simon Winchester. New members are welcome. Book will be available at the Circulation Desk after August 6.

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Not-So-Young Adult Book Group

September 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Our book for September is Every Falling Star by Sungju Lee and Susan McClelland. The NSYA Book Group is for adults, but we read books written for teens. Copies of the current book are available for checkout at the circulation desk. Newcomers welcome!

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Robbins Library QBG/Social

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Queer Book Group / Social reads great LGBTQ-themed books, both fiction and non-fiction, and hosts LGBTQ-themed social events. New members are welcome!  Come make some new friends & expand your community!

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October 2018

Not-So-Young Adult Book Group

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Our book for October is The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon. The NSYA Book Group is for adults, but we read books written for teens. Copies of the current book are available for checkout at the circulation desk. Newcomers welcome!

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Robbins Library QBG Reads… Outlaw Marriages : The Hidden Histories of Fifteen Extraordinary Same-Sex Couples

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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This month Queer Book Group will be discussing Outlaw Marriages : The Hidden Histories of Fifteen Extraordinary Same-Sex Couples by Rodger Streitmatter. "For more than a century before gay marriage became a hot-button political issue, same-sex unions flourished in America. Pairs of men and pairs of women joined together in committed unions, standing by each other "for richer for poorer, in sickness and in health" for periods of thirty or forty--sometimes as many as fifty--years. In short, they loved and…

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November 2018

Robbins Library QBG/Social

November 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Last of the month, repeating until December 27, 2018

Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Queer Book Group / Social reads great LGBTQ-themed books, both fiction and non-fiction, and hosts LGBTQ-themed social events. New members are welcome!  Come make some new friends & expand your community!

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December 2018

Robbins Library QBG Reads… Her Body and Other Parties

December 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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This month Queer Book Group will be discussing the short story collection Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado. "In Her Body and Other Parties, Carmen Maria Machado blithely demolishes the arbitrary borders between psychological realism and science fiction, comedy and horror, fantasy and fabulism. While her work has earned her comparisons to Karen Russell and Kelly Link, she has a voice that is all her own. In this electric and provocative debut, Machado bends genre to shape…

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