Friday, May 22, 2015

Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend

The Library is closed for for Memorial Day.  Both Robbins and Fox will reopen Tuesday, May 26th at 9:00 AM.   

Don't forget that you still have free access to ebooks, audio books, music, and movies through our online databases!

Have  a wonderful long weekend!

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Teen Textile Workshop

Creating Textile with Adinkra Symbols
Thursday, June 4th
4-5:30 pm
Robbins Library Community Room


Creating Textile with Adinkra Symbols" offers a hands-on experience combining textile, culture and history. Workshop participants will learn the historical meaning of some of the Adinkra Symbols, each with its own unique shape, meaning, and how these symbols are transferred to textile by the Ashinti people of Ghana. “Creating Textile with Adinkra Symbols” challenges participants to expand their knowledge on Ghanaian culture all while engaging in a fun, innovative art focus workshop. 

For ages 12-18, register here.  Minimum of 3 teens registered to run. 

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Teen Events Week of May 17th

Teen Writers' Workshop Reading
Sunday, May 17
3-4:30 PM
Robbins Library Community Room
Join the Robbins Library as we celebrate the culmination of the Spring Teen Writers' Workshop lead by local author Lynette Benton. Listen to powerful writing, enjoy refreshments and celebrate teen creativity.

Series of Supernatural Events
Monday, May 18
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Robbins Library Community Room
Teens, join us for a night of pizza and paranormal media! Sample some awesome webcomics, webisodes, and podcasts featuring supernatural characters. Feel free to share your favorites and leave with a recommendation list.

Teens Only LGBTQ Book Group
Wednesday, May 20
7-8 p.m.
Robbins Library Conference Room
You asked and I listened! Join us for the second meeting of the Teens Only LGBTQ Book Group. May’s book is Rethinking Normal by Katie Rain Hill. Even if you don’t get a chance to read the book, please join us to discuss future meetings and choose a book for the June meeting. Books will be available in the Teen Area before the start of May. 

Friday, May 15, 2015

Food Friday @ 3:00 PM

It's Food Friday! Come to the Robbins Library Teen Area between 3 and 4 to sample different flavors of Goldfish crackers! 

I'm not talking cheddar vs. pizza here. We have Cheddar Bacon, Buffalo Wings and Vanilla Cupcake, just to name a few!


***Food Friday is not for teens with food allergies. ***

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Kickboxing and LGBTQ Drop In Night!

Teen Kickboxing
Wednesday, May 13
4-5 p.m.
Robbins Library Community Room
This fun and energetic class is designed specifically for teens and young adults. While it is still as challenging as an adult Kickboxing class, the music is upbeat, hip and specifically selected to create a unique and dynamic atmosphere. Teens will learn self-defense, self-confidence and also learn the benefits of meditation.  
Please register here.



LGBTQ Teen Drop In Night
Wednesday, May 13
7-8:30 p.m.
Robbins Library Community Room
Are you a lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, ace, or questioning teen?  Are you a teen ally for LGBTQA teens?  If you answered yes to either of these questions then the Boston Area Homeschoolers Queer Straight Alliance (BAHS QSA) invites you to come to this event!  Meet like-minded teens from the community and enjoy a night of fun.  There will be music, snacks, information on BAGLY, and time to chat. 
This monthly event is cosponsored by the BAHS QSA and the Robbins Library. The BAHS QSA meets every Tuesday morning, and all teens are welcome. For more information, contact bahsqsa@gmail.com or watsonam@verizon.net or visit facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bahsqsa

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Wham! Bam! Pow!: Gaming, Superheroes and Kickboxing!

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Game Time Hang Time
Friday, May 8
3-4:30 p.m.
Robbins Library Community Room
Teens, come wind down after school and play some PS4 and WiiU games. 







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Avengers Assembly
Saturday, May 9
12-4 p.m.
Robbins Library Community Room
Teen Avengers fans Assemble and celebrate the new Avengers movie with an afternoon of Avengers activities. There will be crafts, games, and pizza. If that isn’t enough, we will be screening The Avengers movie and an episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.


Teen Kickboxing
Wednesday, May 13
4-5 p.m.
Robbins Library Community Room
This fun and energetic class is designed specifically for teens. While it is still as challenging as an adult Kickboxing class, the music is upbeat and specifically selected to create a unique and dynamic atmosphere. Teens will learn self-defense, self-confidence and also learn the benefits of meditation.  

Please register here; minimum of 3 teens registered to run.  

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Avengers Event Saturday May 9th!

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Celebrate the new Avengers movie, Age of Ultron, with us at our Avengers Assembly event Saturday, May 9th from 12 to 4 p.m. in the Robbins Library Community Room!

This FREE event is open to all teen (Grades 6+) Avengers fans! There will be crafts, games, and pizza. If that isn’t enough, we will be screening The Avengers movie and an episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.!