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Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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May 2017

Not-So-Young Adult Book Group

May 17, 2017 @ 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 May is Gabi, a Girl in Pieces by Isabel Quintero. 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 Queer Book Group/Social – Game Night

May 31, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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QBG brings back game night! Bring your own games or play ours! QBG/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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June 2017

Friends of Robbins Library present: What Makes a Book a Collectible

June 8, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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This program will be conducted as a conversation between two professional librarians, David Warrington and Richard McElroy, who also have worked in the antiquarian book trade.  They will discuss the three factors operating together that make a book valuable: intrinsic importance, collector interest, and the scarcity and physical condition of the item itself.  They will provide a quick overview of the terminology of book collecting and guidelines for answering such basic questions as:  How do I know if a book…

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Drop In Tech Help

June 13, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 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

June 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Our book for June is The Freedom Summer Murders by Don Mitchell. 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

June 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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This month QBG will be discussing the 2017 Stonewall Book Award winner If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo. “Eighteen-year-old transgender woman Amanda goes to live with her previously unsupportive father in Lambertville, Tennessee, where no one knows her from her pre-transition life. Though she's determined to lie low while finishing high school, she finds unexpected friendships… Even more unexpected is her blossoming relationship with tender and respectful Grant, who has a complicated past of his own.” Copies of…

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July 2017

Robbins Library QBG/Social – Craft Night

July 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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This month QBG will be trying out some queer crafts!  We’ll have a craft (or crafts) available, but feel free to bring any crafts you’re working on (or have been meaning to get started on) at home as well! 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 2017

Drop In Tech Help

August 8, 2017 @ 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 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Our book for August is The Good Braider by Terry Farish. 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… Skim

August 30, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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This month QBG will be discussing the graphic novel Skim by Mariko Tamaki, Illus. Jillian Tamaki. “'Skim' is Kimberly Keiko Cameron, a not-slim, would-be Wiccan goth who goes to a private girls' school. When Skim's classmate Katie Matthews is dumped by her boyfriend, who then kills himself, the entire school goes into mourning overdrive. As concerned guidance counselors provide lectures on the 'cycle of grief,' and the popular clique starts a new club (Girls Celebrate Life!) to bolster school spirit,…

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September 2017

Robbins Library Book Discussion Group: “The Bookseller of Kabul”

September 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 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 6 at 7 pm in the Robbins Library Conference Room. The group discusses “The Bookseller of Kabul” by Åsne Seierstad . New members are welcome. Book will be available at the Circulation Desk after August 7.

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TEDxRobbinsLibrary: Design for Everyone  

September 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Join us for our monthly TED viewing and discussion. Bring a lunch and watch 3 pre recorded TED talks on a theme. This month we’ll watch and discuss: Sinéad Burke with “Why design should include everyone”, Elise Roy with “When we design for disability, we all benefit”, and Amber Galloway Gallego with “How sign language innovators are bringing music to the deaf”. TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks 18 minutes…

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Not-So-Young Adult Book Group

September 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Our book for September is In the Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives by Kenneth C. Davis. 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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Teen Hour of Code

September 24, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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The Hour of Code started as a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify "code", to show that anybody can learn the basics, and to broaden participation in the field of computer science. This year, Robbins will participate in the Hour of Code with a session for those in grades 6 to 8. Sign up required. Please sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/teen-hour-of-code-tickets-38208267958 Want more information about the Hour of Code? Check out this website: https://hourofcode.com/us.

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Robbins Library QBG/Social Watches… Web Series

September 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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This month QBG will be sampling some queer web series, for your viewing pleasure!  The shows we'll be screening include Her Story, Couple-ish, Eden's Garden, and Disengaged. 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 2017

Not-So-Young Adult Book Group

October 18, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Our book for October is Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith. 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… How To Survive A Plague

October 25, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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This month QBG will be discussing How To Survive A Plague: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS by David France. "From the creator of and inspired by the seminal documentary of the same name--an Oscar nominee--the definitive history of the successful battle to halt the AIDS epidemic, and the powerful, heroic stories of the gay activists who refused to die without a fight. Intimately reported, this is the story of the men and women who, watching…

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LGBTQIA Drop-In

October 30, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Are you a lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, ace, or questioning teen? Are you a teen ally for LGBTQIA teens? If you answered yes to either of these questions then we invite you to come to this event! Meet like-minded teens from the community and enjoy an afternoon of fun.

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November 2017

Not-So-Young Adult Book Group

November 15, 2017 @ 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 November is The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Saenz. 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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6th Grade Book Club

November 16, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Enjoy reading and talking about books? Looking to continue reading throughout the school year? Join us for our first 6th Grade Book Club! Every month we’ll read a new book, and choose a book for the following month. Refreshments will be provided. This is not a series. Each participant will have to sign up monthly via Eventbrite. Click HERE to sign up. This month we'll be reading Nimona by Noelle Stevenson.  A National Book Award Finalist, this graphic novel is inventive…

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December 2017

Teen Hour of Code

December 4, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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The Hour of Code started as a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify "code", to show that anybody can learn the basics, and to broaden participation in the field of computer science. This year, Robbins will participate in the Hour of Code with a session for those in grades 6 to 8. Sign up required. Please sign up HERE via Eventbrite. Participants can choose to bring or borrow a laptop. Please email the Teen Librarian, Megan at mcoffey@minlib.net…

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Robbins Library QBG Reads… Juliet Takes A Breath

December 13, 2017 @ 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 Juliet Takes A Breath by Gabby Rivera. "Juliet Milagros Palante is leaving the Bronx and headed to Portland, Oregon. She just came out to her family and isn’t sure if her mom will ever speak to her again. But Juliet has a plan, sort of, one that’s going to help her figure out this whole “Puerto Rican lesbian” thing. She’s interning with the author of her favorite book: Harlowe Brisbane, the ultimate…

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6th Grade Book Club – The Metropolitans

December 14, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Enjoy reading and talking about books? Looking to continue reading throughout the school year? Join us for our third 6th Grade Book Club! Every month we’ll read a new book, discuss the present book, complete an origami activity based on the book, and choose a book for the following month. Refreshments will be provided. This is not a series. Each participant will have to sign up monthly via Eventbrite. Click HERE to complete the sign-up. This month, we'll be reading The…

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Not-So-Young Adult Book Group

December 20, 2017 @ 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 December is Vincent and Theo by Deborah Heiligman. 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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January 2018

Not-So-Young Adult Book Group

January 17, 2018 @ 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 January is Allegedly by Tiffany Jackson. 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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6th Grade Book Club reads The First Rule of Punk

January 18, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Enjoy reading and talking about books? Looking to continue reading throughout the school year? Join us for our FOURTH 6th Grade Book Club! Every month we’ll read a new book, discuss the present book, complete a papercraft activity based on the book, and choose a book for the following month. Refreshments will be provided. This is not a series. Each participant will have to sign up monthly via Eventbrite. Click HERE to complete the sign-up. This month, we’ll be reading The First…

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Robbins Library QBG/Social Does Game Night

January 31, 2018 @ 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 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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February 2018

Drop In Tech Help

February 12, 2018 @ 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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6th Grade Book Club Reads Brave

February 15, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Enjoy reading and talking about books? Looking to continue reading throughout the school year? Join us for our fifth 6th Grade Book Club! Every month we’ll read a new book, discuss the present book, complete an origami activity based on the book, and choose a book for the following month. Refreshments will be provided. This is not a series. Each participant will have to sign up monthly via Eventbrite. Click HERE to sign up. This month, we'll be reading the Brave a…

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Not-So-Young Adult Book Group

February 21, 2018 @ 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 February is The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly by Stephanie Oakes. 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… Improper Bostonians

February 28, 2018 @ 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 Improper Bostonians: Lesbian and Gay History From the Puritans to Playland compiled by the History Project, foreword by Barney Frank "Drawing on newspaper accounts private archives, advertisements, and other sources, Improper Bostonians introduces us to men and women who flouted conventional gender rules, were unapologetic about their lifestyles, and tried to make sense of their sexuality - sometimes at great cost." "As Improper Bostonians delves into its subject through an extraordinary variety of…

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March 2018

Drop In Tech Help

March 12, 2018 @ 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

March 14, 2018 @ 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 March is I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sánchez. 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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6th Grade Book Club Reads ‘Wonder’

March 15, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Enjoy reading and talking about books? Looking to continue reading throughout the school year? Join us for our 6th Grade Book Club! Every month we’ll read a new book, discuss the present book, complete a papercraft activity based on the book, and choose a book for the following month. Refreshments will be provided. Please sign up via Eventbrite HERE. For March, we'll be reading our Arlington Reads Together selection Wonder by R.J. Palacio. Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities…

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“Wonder” Brown-Bag-Lunch Discussion

March 16, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Join Director of Libraries Andrea Nicolay for a laid back brown-bag-lunch discussion of “Wonder.” Cookies will be provided for the gluten-lovers and for the gluten-free. This event is for adults.

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Robbins Library QBG/Social Watches… 195 Lewis

March 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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This month QBG will be watching the web series 195 Lewis. “195 Lewis is a dramedy series about a group of women navigating the realities of being Black, queer, and poly in New York City.” 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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April 2018

Drop In Tech Help

April 17, 2018 @ 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

April 18, 2018 @ 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 April is Alexander Hamilton: Revolutionary by Martha Brockenbrough. 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… Dreadnought

April 25, 2018 @ 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 Dreadnought by April Daniels. "Danny Tozer has a problem: she just inherited the powers of Dreadnought, the world’s greatest superhero. Until Dreadnought fell out of the sky and died right in front of her, Danny was trying to keep people from finding out she’s transgender. But before he expired, Dreadnought passed his mantle to her, and those secondhand superpowers transformed Danny’s body into what she’s always thought it should be. Now there’s…

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May 2018

Drop In Tech Help

May 16, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on June 12, 2018 at 2:00 pm

One event on July 16, 2018 at 2:00 pm

One event on August 13, 2018 at 2:00 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

May 16, 2018 @ 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 May is The Girl is Murder by Kathryn Miller Haines . 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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6th Grade Book Club

May 24, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Enjoy reading and talking about books? Looking to continue reading throughout the school year? Join us for our 6th Grade Book Club! Every month we’ll read a new book, discuss the present book, complete a papercraft activity based on the book, and choose a book for the following month. Refreshments will be provided! Please sign up HERE via Eventbrite. This will be our last meeting of the school year. We'll be reading Joyce Magnin's Jelly Bean Summer. In 1968 Pennsylvania,…

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Robbins Library QBG/Social Listens To… Nancy

May 30, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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QBG/Social is listening to & discussing the podcast Nancy for our May meeting! "A critically-acclaimed podcast featuring queer stories and conversations, and hosted by two best friends, neither of whom are named Nancy. It’s a podcast about how we define ourselves, and the journey it takes to get there.” Please feel free to bring any quiet crafting, knitting, etc. to work on while you listen! We’ll provide some coloring books! Queer Book Group / Social reads great LGBTQ-themed books, both…

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June 2018

Drop In Tech Help

June 12, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on June 12, 2018 at 2:00 pm

One event on July 16, 2018 at 2:00 pm

One event on August 13, 2018 at 2:00 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

June 18, 2018 @ 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 June is Just One Day by Gayle Forman. 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 Reads… Cottonmouths

June 27, 2018 @ 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 Cottonmouths by Kelly J. Ford. “College was supposed to be an escape for Emily Skinner. But after failing out of school, she’s left with no choice but to return to her small hometown in the Ozarks, a place run on gossip and good Christian values.  Emily’s former best friend—and childhood crush—Jody Monroe is back with a baby. Emily can’t resist the opportunity to reconnect… When Emily stumbles upon a meth lab on…

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July 2018

Drop In Tech Help

July 16, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on June 12, 2018 at 2:00 pm

One event on July 16, 2018 at 2:00 pm

One event on August 13, 2018 at 2:00 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

July 16, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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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Drop In Tech Help

September 20, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 16, 2018 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 15, 2018 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 12, 2018 at 2:00 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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Robbins Library QBG/Social Makes Queerigami!

September 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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We’re making queerigami! (aka queer origami) Make origami unicorn bookmarks, stars, or hearts, or anything else you feel like.  Not into origami?  Bring your own craft from home to work on or color in one of the coloring books we’ll provide!  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, 2018 @ 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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Drop In Tech Help

October 16, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 16, 2018 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 15, 2018 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 12, 2018 at 2:00 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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Robbins Library QBG Reads… Outlaw Marriages : The Hidden Histories of Fifteen Extraordinary Same-Sex Couples

October 24, 2018 @ 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

Drop In Tech Help

November 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 16, 2018 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 15, 2018 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 12, 2018 at 2:00 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

November 19, 2018 @ 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 November is  Midnight at the Electric by Jodi Lynn Anderson. 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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NaNoWriMo Write-In at Robbins

November 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Start wrapping up your NaNoWriMo project at Robbins!

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Robbins Library QBG/Social’s “I’m Feeling Pot-Lucky” Potluck

November 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Join us for our annual "I'm Feeling Pot-lucky" Potluck!  Bring a dish to share with the group (if you can) & or just come enjoy the labor of others! Per Massachusetts state law we need to let you know that the neither the food nor the facilities have been inspected by the state or by a local public health agency. Queer Book Group / Social reads great LGBTQ-themed books, both fiction and non-fiction, and hosts LGBTQ-themed social events. New members are…

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December 2018

Drop In Tech Help

December 12, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 16, 2018 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 15, 2018 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 12, 2018 at 2:00 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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Robbins Library QBG Reads… Her Body and Other Parties

December 12, 2018 @ 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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Not-So Young Adult Book Group

December 17, 2018 @ 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 December is The truth about forever by Sarah Dessen. 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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January 2019

Not-So Young Adult Book Group

January 14 @ 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 January is The 57 bus by Dashka Slater. 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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Drop-In Tech Help

January 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on February 13, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 17, 2018 at 2:00 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 email account? Having a hard time downloading eBooks? Confused by Facebook, Twitter, & other social media? 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…

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Robbins Library QBG/Social Does Game Night

January 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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This month QBG/Social is hosting game night! Join us for a night of fun & games! (& good company!) 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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February 2019

Not-So Young Adult Book Group

February 11 @ 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 February is Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell. 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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Drop-In Tech Help

February 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on February 13, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 17, 2018 at 2:00 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 email account? Having a hard time downloading eBooks? Confused by Facebook, Twitter, & other social media? 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…

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Robbins Library QBG Reads… Confessions of the Fox

February 27 @ 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 novel Confessions of the Fox by Jordy Rosenberg. "Set in the eighteenth century London underworld, this bawdy, genre-bending novel reimagines the life of thief and jailbreaker Jack Sheppard to tell a profound story about gender, love, and liberation. Recently jilted and increasingly unhinged, Dr. Voth throws himself into his work, obsessively researching the life of Jack Sheppard, a legendary eighteenth century thief. No one knows Jack's true story--his confessions have never…

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March 2019

Drop-In Tech Help

March 12 @ 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 email account? Having a hard time downloading eBooks? Confused by Facebook, Twitter, & other social media? 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…

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April 2019

Drop-In Tech Help

April 17 @ 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 email account? Having a hard time downloading eBooks? Confused by Facebook, Twitter, & other social media? 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…

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Not-So Young Adult Book Group

April 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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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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May 2019

Teen Run Art Class

May 1 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 5, 2019

Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Come to this teen volunteer led after-school art program to learn how to bring your unique characters to life! Looking to improve on your skills or even want to learn the basics, come join us to sketch it all out. For ages 10-15. Sign up at https://mayrobbinsteenart.eventbrite.com

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Teen Run Art Class

May 8 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 5, 2019

Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Come to this teen volunteer led after-school art program to learn how to bring your unique characters to life! Looking to improve on your skills or even want to learn the basics, come join us to sketch it all out. For ages 10-15. Sign up at https://mayrobbinsteenart.eventbrite.com

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Teen Run Art Class

May 15 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 5, 2019

Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Come to this teen volunteer led after-school art program to learn how to bring your unique characters to life! Looking to improve on your skills or even want to learn the basics, come join us to sketch it all out. For ages 10-15. Sign up at https://mayrobbinsteenart.eventbrite.com

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Not-So Young Adult Book Group

May 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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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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Teen Run Art Class

May 22 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 5, 2019

Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Come to this teen volunteer led after-school art program to learn how to bring your unique characters to life! Looking to improve on your skills or even want to learn the basics, come join us to sketch it all out. For ages 10-15. Sign up at https://mayrobbinsteenart.eventbrite.com

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Teen Run Art Class

May 29 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 5, 2019

Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Come to this teen volunteer led after-school art program to learn how to bring your unique characters to life! Looking to improve on your skills or even want to learn the basics, come join us to sketch it all out. For ages 10-15. Sign up at https://mayrobbinsteenart.eventbrite.com

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Robbins Library QBG/Social Plays Video Games

May 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/Social plays video games!  Join us for a night of good queer company and a few of everyone’s favorite group video games, like Mario Kart and Smash Bros!   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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June 2019

Not-So Young Adult Book Group

June 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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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 Prince and the Dressmaker

June 26 @ 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 graphic novel The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang. "Paris, at the dawn of the modern age: Prince Sebastian is looking for a bride―or rather, his parents are looking for one for him. Sebastian is too busy hiding his secret life from everyone. At night he puts on daring dresses and takes Paris by storm as the fabulous Lady Crystallia―the hottest fashion icon in the world capital of fashion! Sebastian’s secret…

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July 2019

Not-So Young Adult Book Group

July 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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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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Creative Writing: Write-In

July 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Stop by Robbins to continue your creative writing projects! We have the perfect quiet space reserved just for you!

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Creative Writing: Write-In

July 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Stop by Robbins to finish your creative writing projects! We have the perfect quiet space reserved just for you!

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Tabletops and Tournaments

July 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Hail and well met adventurers! Come join in the Robbins Library newest teen adventure and learn how to play Magic the Gathering! All skill levels welcome. Have your own deck? Bring it and play with others. Don’t have any cards and are just curious? Come to the library and we’ll give you a welcome deck and teach you the rules. For Grades 6-12.

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Robbins Library QBG/Social Paints Rainbow Rocks!

July 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Join us for a crafty night of painting rainbow rocks!  (They don’t have to be rainbow – paint whatever design you like!)  We’ll have rocks & paint pens available on a first come, first served basis. Not into rocks or painting? Bring your own craft from home to work on or color in one of the coloring books we’ll provide! Queer Book Group/Social reads great LGBTQ-themed books, both fiction and non-fiction, and hosts LGBTQ-themed social events. New members are welcome!…

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August 2019

Not-So Young Adult Book Group

August 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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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… Amberlough

August 28 @ 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 novel Amberlough by Lara Elena Donnelly. "A double-agent sacrifices all his ideals in order to save his smuggler lover before a government coup takes over their decadent city in Lara Elena Donnelly’s glam spy thriller debut Introducing… The Smuggler: By day, Aristide Makricosta is the emcee for Amberlough City’s top nightclub. By night, he moves drugs and refugees under the noses of crooked cops. The Spy: Covert agent Cyril DePaul thinks…

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September 2019

Queer Teen Drop-In

September 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Join your fellow LGBTQIA peers and allies for a social gathering once a month! There'll be books, good company, and discussion. This month we'll be making orientation flag themed friendship bracelets! Come learn how to make one of your own. For Grades 6-12. !!!Please note!!! The location this month is upstairs in the conference room! Next month's meeting will be back to our usual spot in the Community Room.

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Not-So Young Adult Book Group

September 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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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 Does Game Night

September 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 QBG/Social is hosting game night!  Join us for a night of fun & games! (& good company!)  Bring your own games, or play some of 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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October 2019

Not-So Young Adult Book Group

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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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… Looking for Lorraine

October 30 @ 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 Lambda Literary award winning biography Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry by Imani Perry. "A revealing portrait of one of the most gifted and charismatic, yet least understood, Black artists and intellectuals of the twentieth century. Lorraine Hansberry, who died at thirty-four, was by all accounts a force of nature. Although best-known for her work A Raisin in the Sun, her short life was full of…

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November 2019

Nanowrimo Write-In (Robbins Library Conference Room)

November 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Use our space to continue your Nanowrimo projects! You’ll get two hours of quiet time with Wifi included! Patrons with library cards can borrow a laptop.

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Not-So Young Adult Book Group

November 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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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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Nanowrimo Critique Circle (Robbins Library Conference Room)

November 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Need help with an ending? With a character? Need some feedback? Join your fellow writers and share your work in progress! Contact Verónica at vrodriguez@minlib.net or 781-316-3220 to RSVP.

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