BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS FOR ROBBINS AND FOX

This fall the libraries celebrate two milestones:  the Fox Branch Library turns 100, and the Robbins Library turns 125!  Enjoy a slice of birthday cake and share your favorite library memories. Fox Library 100th Birthday Celebration:  Tuesday, October 26, 3-4 … Continued

WHAT MAKES A BOOK A COLLECTIBLE – THURSDAY, JUNE 8TH, 7PM

Many people believe that collectors seek only rare (therefore, expensive) books, or that only “first editions” are collectible, or that any book printed before 1900 is rare, or that book collecting is always a good investment.  This program will seek … Continued

TRULY ELEANOR – MONDAY, MAY 8TH, 7 PM

“Truly Eleanor” is a live performance about the life and times of Eleanor Roosevelt, featuring the Delvena Theatre Company.  The program takes a candid look at our greatest First Lady’s courage and at her great contributions to human rights and liberty … Continued

AGM AND SCIENCE FOR THE PUBLIC – TUESDAY, APRIL 25TH, 7PM

The Friends of Robbins Library will hold a brief Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, April 25th at 7 pm.  The Meeting will be followed by a presentation by speaker Brian Helmuth, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Marine and Environmental Sciences and School … Continued

CHILDREN’S BOOK SALE – Saturday, April 22nd

The Friends of the Robbins Library will hold their annual children’s book sale on Saturday, April 22nd from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm.  Currently, donations of books for the sale may be left in the large bin located on the … Continued

AFRICAN DRUMMING AND DANCE – WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22ND, 6:30 PM

<style=”padding-bottom:0;margin-bottom: 0px;”>Join us as Mohammad Kalifa Kamara of West Africa, former Director of African Ballet of Gambia, performs traditional drumming, dancing, and songs of his native village in Guinea, West Africa. Mohammad is from a long line of African drummers and will … Continued

SAVE THE DATE! BOOKS IN BLOOM – FRIDAY, MARCH 10TH, 7 PM

This popular event returns to the Robbins Library.  Join the Friends of the Robbins Library and the Arlington Garden Club for an evening of stunning floral displays, each creatively designed to interpret a chosen book. The event takes place in the Library’s … Continued

Laugh for the Health of It – November 30th, 7 pm

Laugh for the Health of It:  Creating Healthy Lifestyles through Laughter   Laugh the stress of life away with speaker Trevor Smith from Blue Sky Consulting on Wednesday, November 30th at 7 pm.   Participants will learn a systematic method of chuckles, chortles, … Continued