HARPBEAT: CELTIC HARP & PERCUSSION DUO – SUNDAY, MARCH 22, 3:00 PM

HeartBeat is the collaborative creation of percussionist Fabio Pirozzolo and harpist Shelley Otis. Their music blends the soft sounds of the lever harp with the lively rhythms created by hand percussion. The Peruvian cajon, the African djembe and the Southern Italian tamburello find … Continued

DIANE IN GILDED SPLENDOR! – SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 2 AT 3:00 PM

Join Diane Taraz in the marble Reading Room, built in 1892 and decorated with gilded-age magnificence. This is a delightful setting for a wide-ranging concert of original songs, beloved classics and traditional material from England, Ireland, Scotland, French Canada, and this … Continued

MYSTIC QUARTET – SUNDAY, JANUARY 12, 2020, 3:00-4:30 PM

The Mystic Quartet, an Arlington-based quartet, performs seasonally at the Belmont Farmers Market, and the Concord Winter Market. They will be debuting at the Arlington Public Library in January as part of the Friends’ Reading Room Music Series. The quartet is … Continued

ARLINGTON HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ TRIO – Sunday, February 10, 3:00-4:30 pm

The Friends of the Robbins Library present another concert in the popular new Reading Room Concert Series, this time featuring Arlington High School Jazz Trio.  Sabatino D’Agostino, Julian Carpenter and Connor Rempe will be performing swing and Latin pieces. The event will take place … Continued

PRISON PUPS DOCUMENTARY- SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 3:00 PM

The Friends of Robbins Library presents PRISON PUPS, a video documentary about prison inmates who raise and train puppies for the handicapped and hearing impaired in the loneliness of incarceration. The documentary follows four inmates, Billy, Chris, Terrell, and Paul, … Continued

FOGGY MOUNTAIN CONSORT – SUNDAY, JANUARY 13, 3:00-4:30 PM

The Friends of Robbins Library present the Reading Room Concert Series featuring The Foggy Mountain Consort:  Renaissance Meets Bluegrass The Foggy Mountain Consort’s members hail from two worlds: the rarefied early music realm of Renaissance dances, exquisite songs, and lutes of … Continued