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700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
781/316/3200 https://www.robbinslibrary.org

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April 2018

Johnny Fireseed’s Earth Day Concert for Kids of All Ages and Their Adults

April 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Johnny Fireseed is a conceptual band playing original music about sustainability and nature. Instruments are built from discarded scraps and recycled materials. 3:00pm; pick up free tickets 1/2 hour prior.

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Storytime for Ages 1.5 – 2.5

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Songs, finger play, short stories, and silliness! 10am and repeated at 10:30am. Pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour hour prior.

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Storytime for Ages 2.5 – 3.5

April 23 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Stories, songs, and crafts! 11:00am; pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour prior.

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Teen Writers Workshop

April 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on February 5, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on February 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on March 5, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on March 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on April 9, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on April 23, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on May 7, 2018 at 6:00pm

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Work with Lynette Benton, published writer and writing instructor, to begin or move forward on your writing projects (poetry, short story, novel excerpt). Ms. Benton will inspire and guide you on your writing journey. If you’d like to, bring writing you’ve been working on (this is not required). For ages 12-18. Meet at the Robbins Reference Desk/Lobby Area. Registration begins January 3rd at 9:00 am. Please sign up HERE via Eventbrite.

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Sing-A-Long at Robbins for Ages 0-5

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until May 29, 2018

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Singing and dancing fun! 10:00am; pick up a free ticket beginning at 9:00am (space is limited).

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Storytime for Ages 3-5

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Stories for kids who love books, songs, & wiggling! 10:00am; pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour prior.

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Girls Who Code – CLUB IS FULL

April 25 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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For the second year, the Robbins Library will be hosting a Girls Who Code club open to girls in grades 6 through 12. The club will meet Wednesdays October through May from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. This program is for girls at all knowledge levels. It doesn’t matter whether you have no skills or have taken classes before, the curriculum is meant to meet you at your level. Girls Who Code is a nonprofit organization dedicated to closing the…

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Talking Chair – an interactive digital experience

April 27
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday, repeating until April 27, 2018

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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During the month of April, please visit the “Talking Chair,” an interactive digital experience, developed by Emily Calvin-Bottis, a digital and interactive experience designer and Arlington resident, with support from the Arlington Cultural Council. The interactive chair features poems by Arlingtonians of all ages, read by the poets and Cathie Desjardins, Arlington’s Poet Laureate.  The talking chair is part of our celebration of National Poetry Month.

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Robbins Library will be closed on Friday April 27

April 27
Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Robbins Library will be closed on Friday April 27 for Staff Development Day. Fox Branch Library located at 175 Mass Ave will be open from 9 am to 5 pm.

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Storytime for Ages 1.5 – 2.5

April 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Songs, finger play, short stories, and silliness! 10am and repeated at 10:30am. Pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour hour prior.

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Storytime for Ages 2.5 – 3.5

April 30 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Stories, songs, and crafts! 11:00am; pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour prior.

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May 2018

Sing-A-Long at Robbins for Ages 0-5

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until May 29, 2018

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Singing and dancing fun! 10:00am; pick up a free ticket beginning at 9:00am (space is limited).

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Storytime for Ages 3-5

May 2 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Stories for kids who love books, songs, & wiggling! 10:00am; pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour prior.

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Girls Who Code – CLUB IS FULL

May 2 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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For the second year, the Robbins Library will be hosting a Girls Who Code club open to girls in grades 6 through 12. The club will meet Wednesdays October through May from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. This program is for girls at all knowledge levels. It doesn’t matter whether you have no skills or have taken classes before, the curriculum is meant to meet you at your level. Girls Who Code is a nonprofit organization dedicated to closing the…

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Moving & Grooving for Ages 1-3 Plus a Caregiver

May 5 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Join Marina for moving and exploring with your little one! 9:30am; pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour prior to event.

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Storytime for Ages 1.5 – 2.5

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Songs, finger play, short stories, and silliness! 10am and repeated at 10:30am. Pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour hour prior.

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Storytime for Ages 2.5 – 3.5

May 7 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Stories, songs, and crafts! 11:00am; pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour prior.

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Teen Writers Workshop

May 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 5, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on February 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on March 5, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on March 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on April 9, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on April 23, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on May 7, 2018 at 6:00pm

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Work with Lynette Benton, published writer and writing instructor, to begin or move forward on your writing projects (poetry, short story, novel excerpt). Ms. Benton will inspire and guide you on your writing journey. If you’d like to, bring writing you’ve been working on (this is not required). For ages 12-18. Meet at the Robbins Reference Desk/Lobby Area. Registration begins January 3rd at 9:00 am. Please sign up HERE via Eventbrite.

Find out more »

Sing-A-Long at Robbins for Ages 0-5

May 8 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until May 29, 2018

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Singing and dancing fun! 10:00am; pick up a free ticket beginning at 9:00am (space is limited).

Find out more »

Storytime for Ages 3-5

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Stories for kids who love books, songs, & wiggling! 10:00am; pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour prior.

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Crafternoon – Things for Spring for Ages 2+

May 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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We're welcoming Spring with some springy crafts. Come use our supplies to create and enjoy. 2:00pm; drop in.

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Girls Who Code – CLUB IS FULL

May 9 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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For the second year, the Robbins Library will be hosting a Girls Who Code club open to girls in grades 6 through 12. The club will meet Wednesdays October through May from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. This program is for girls at all knowledge levels. It doesn’t matter whether you have no skills or have taken classes before, the curriculum is meant to meet you at your level. Girls Who Code is a nonprofit organization dedicated to closing the…

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Storytime for Ages 1.5 – 2.5

May 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Songs, finger play, short stories, and silliness! 10am and repeated at 10:30am. Pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour hour prior.

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Storytime for Ages 2.5 – 3.5

May 14 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Stories, songs, and crafts! 11:00am; pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour prior.

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Sing-A-Long at Robbins for Ages 0-5

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until May 29, 2018

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Singing and dancing fun! 10:00am; pick up a free ticket beginning at 9:00am (space is limited).

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Bookmarks Book Club for 2nd / 3rd Graders

May 15 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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The Bookmarks Book Club is discussing Secret Coders by Gene Luen Yang this month. Join us at 3:30pm for discussion, activities, and fun. Register before May 11th at: https://bookmarksbookclubmay2018.eventbrite.com

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Storytime for Ages 3-5

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Stories for kids who love books, songs, & wiggling! 10:00am; pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour prior.

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Girls Who Code – CLUB IS FULL

May 16 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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For the second year, the Robbins Library will be hosting a Girls Who Code club open to girls in grades 6 through 12. The club will meet Wednesdays October through May from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. This program is for girls at all knowledge levels. It doesn’t matter whether you have no skills or have taken classes before, the curriculum is meant to meet you at your level. Girls Who Code is a nonprofit organization dedicated to closing the…

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Diversity in Children’s Picture Books (Program for Parents)

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Have you ever wondered what great diverse picture books to grab for your children? Join the Children's Librarians as we look at some fun and interesting multicultural picture books for our youngest crew. Leave with a list of favorites and a different way of looking at picture books. For parents and other adults interested in kids' books. 7:00pm; pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour prior to event.

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Mindfulness for Kids Ages 4-8

May 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Kids will learn ways to use meditation and mindfulness in their lives in practical ways. We'll do simple and fun activities and learn to relax! 10:30am; pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour prior to event.

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Storytime for Ages 1.5 – 2.5

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Songs, finger play, short stories, and silliness! 10am and repeated at 10:30am. Pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour hour prior.

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Storytime for Ages 2.5 – 3.5

May 21 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Stories, songs, and crafts! 11:00am; pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour prior.

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Sing-A-Long at Robbins for Ages 0-5

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until May 29, 2018

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Singing and dancing fun! 10:00am; pick up a free ticket beginning at 9:00am (space is limited).

Find out more »

Storytime for Ages 3-5

May 23 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Stories for kids who love books, songs, & wiggling! 10:00am; pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour prior.

Find out more »

Girls Who Code – CLUB IS FULL

May 23 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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For the second year, the Robbins Library will be hosting a Girls Who Code club open to girls in grades 6 through 12. The club will meet Wednesdays October through May from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. This program is for girls at all knowledge levels. It doesn’t matter whether you have no skills or have taken classes before, the curriculum is meant to meet you at your level. Girls Who Code is a nonprofit organization dedicated to closing the…

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Mass Audubon-Pollinators for Ages 5-9 plus a Caregiver

May 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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FInd out more about plant parts and the variety of ways flowers are pollinated. It isn't always about bees! 3:30pm; Pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour prior to event.

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Sing-A-Long at Robbins for Ages 0-5

May 29 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until May 29, 2018

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Singing and dancing fun! 10:00am; pick up a free ticket beginning at 9:00am (space is limited).

Find out more »

Storytime for Ages 3-5

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Stories for kids who love books, songs, & wiggling! 10:00am; pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour prior.

Find out more »

Girls Who Code – CLUB IS FULL

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

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
+ Google Map

For the second year, the Robbins Library will be hosting a Girls Who Code club open to girls in grades 6 through 12. The club will meet Wednesdays October through May from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. This program is for girls at all knowledge levels. It doesn’t matter whether you have no skills or have taken classes before, the curriculum is meant to meet you at your level. Girls Who Code is a nonprofit organization dedicated to closing the…

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Stories at Night for the Whole Family

May 31 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Join us for a fun family storytime! Wear your pajamas and bring your favorite fuzzy friend. 6:30pm; drop in.

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