Thursday, August 25, 2016

Herbology Class: DIY Terrariums

Herbology 
Tuesday, August 30
7:00-8:00 p.m.
Robbins Library Conference Room

Come geek out about Harry Potter and create terrariums featuring magical creatures! If that isn't incentive enough, attendees signed up for the Hogwarts Summer Challenge will get a raffle ticket! Not signed up for the summer challenge? No worries, just sign up at the event and collect your raffle tickets.

Open to youth entering grades 6 and up.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

End of Summer Party with Pizza, Prizes and a Movie

House Cup Pizza Party
Wednesday, August 24
5:00-7:45 p.m.
Robbins Library Community Room
The 2016 Summer Challenge is coming to a close. Come celebrate with pizza, prizes and a screening of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.  This movie is rated PG-13

Open to youth entering grades 6 and up.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Upcoming Events: LGBTQ+ Drop In and Games!

LGBTQ+ Drop In
Thursday, August 4
4:00 pm to 5:30 p.m.
Robbins Library Community Room
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.

Teen Game Time Hang Time
Thursday, August 18
3-4:30 p.m.
Robbins Library Community Room
Teens, come hang out with board games, card games, PS4 games and Wii U games.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Upcoming Programs

 Delicious Potions
Tuesday, July 26
7:00-8:00 p.m.
Robbins Library Conference Room
Come to this special edition of potions class featuring drinkable delights.

Henna Art
Wednesday, July 27
4:30-6:00 p.m.
Robbins Library Community Room
Receive beautiful, temporary henna tattoos & learn the history of the art.

LGBTQ+ Drop In
Thursday, August 4
4:00 pm to 5:30 p.m.
Robbins Library Community Room
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.



Friday, July 8, 2016

Arlington Author Salon Featuring Young Adult Authors!

ARLINGTON AUTHOR SALON: 
“ON THE EDGE: YOUNG ADULTS IN A GROWN UP WORLD”
Thursday, July 14 @ 7:30 PM
Kickstand Cafe- 594 Massachusetts Ave

Summer Salon! Featuring Elaine Dimopoulos, Lynne Griffin and Diana Renn with a spotlight on the adventures and struggles of young adults in this complicated grown up world of ours.

The Arlington Author Salon is a free reading series with a twist: each author’s presentation includes something special to tickle the senses. Music, paintings, photographs, tasty treats, fabrics, even smells! Let yourself be transported with an immersive, literary experience.

Click here for more information about this program and the featured authors. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Arlington Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

Friday, July 1, 2016

Beginning of July Happenings



Both of July's LGBTQ+ Book Discussion Group session are open! Click here to join the conversation.

We will be closed Saturday through Monday for the 4th of July. Have a wonderful Independence Day Everyone!

Teen Task Force
Wednesday, July 6
3-4 p.m. 
Robbins Library Conference Room
Are you a teen? Do you have ideas for library programs or events? Come join the Teen Task Force! Earn Community Service Hours! Help the Library! Looks Great on Applications!
*You can complete the SPEW course requirement for attending this event!*

LGBTQ+ Drop In
Thursday, July 7
4:00 pm to 5:30 p.m.
Robbins Library Community Room
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.

Friday, June 17, 2016

2016 Hogwarts Summer Challenge

Registration starts Saturday, June 18 at 9:00 am and ends on the last day of the Teen Summer Challenge, Saturday, September 10 at 5:00 pm. Points are collected throughout the summer by completely specific tasks. All points must be turned in before Saturday, September 10 at 5:00 pm. For each point obtained you get a raffle ticket to win the prize pack of your choice.

Register at the library for your chance to win your choice of prize packs. The first 10 teens who register will win a copy of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to be picked up after it's July 31 release date. Prize pack themes are Harry Potter, Sizzling Summer, Kindle Paperwhite, and Super Games. 


***How to Get Points***
You can get points for completing a variety of a different tasks listed on the back of your Course Schedule. Click here to open a PDF of the Course Schedule. Want to keep track of the books you read during the summer? Click here for a PDF of the reading log. Print as many copies of the log as you would like to keep track of your reading.

Events
(click here for more details)

Giants Games on the Lawn
Friday, June 19th
6:00-9:00 pm
Robbins Library Community Room 

FanAntics: Harry Potter
Tuesday, June 28
7:00-8:00 PM
Robbins Library 4th Floor Conference Room

Teen Task Force
Wednesday, July 6
3:00-4:00 PM
Robbins Library Conference Room

LGBTQ+ Drop In
Thursday, July 7
4:00 pm to 5:30 p.m.
Robbins Library Community Room

Cake Decorating with Whole Foods
Tuesday, July 19
4:00-5:30 p.m.
 Pre-register by going to http://wholefoodscakedecorating.eventbrite.com

Game Time Hang Time
Thursday, July 21
3-4:30 p.m.
Robbins Library Community Room

Delicious Potions
Tuesday, July 26
7:00-8:00 p.m.
Robbins Library Conference Room

Henna Art
Wednesday, July 27
4:30-6:00 p.m.
Robbins Library Community Room

LGBTQ+ Drop In
Thursday, August 4
4:00- 5:30 p.m.
Robbins Library Community Room

Teen Game Time Hang Time
Thursday, August 18
3:00-4:30 p.m.
Robbins Library Community Room

House Cup Pizza Party
Wednesday, August 24
5:00-8:30 p.m.
Robbins Library Community Room

Herbology 
Tuesday, August 30
7:00-8:00 p.m.
Robbins Library Community Room