Monday, December 29, 2014

Holiday Hours for New Year's

Another holiday week is upon us! The Robbins Library will be closing at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, December 31st and is closed Thursday, January 1st. The library will be open Friday, January 2nd from 9-5.

If your looking for some book recommendations, here is a list of my favorite books released in 2014. Click on the title for a summary and to see if the book is available. Want more titles? Click here for a full list of my favorite books I read in 2014, including books published in earlier years. Find out what books other staff members are buzzing about from 2014 here.


  1. We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
  2. My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories by Various Authors
  3. Say What You Will by Cammie McGovern
  4. I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson
  5. Dreams of Gods & Monsters (Daughter of Smoke & Bone #3) by Laini Taylor
  6. The One (The Selection, #3) by Kiera Cass
  7. The Infinite Sea (The Fifth Wave #2) by Rick Yancey
  8. Landline by Rainbow Rowell
  9. The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton
  10. Althea & Oliver by Cristina Moracho
For more recommendations, click on the Book Lists tab at the top of the page. There are book lists based on genre, read-a-likes, and more! 

Friday, December 26, 2014

Monday, December 22, 2014

Holiday Closings December 24th and 25th

The Robbins and Fox Libraries will be closed Wednesday, December 24th and Thursday, December 25th. Both libraries will be open 9-5 on Friday, December 26th.

Here is a list of teen Christmas themed books that are available now (as in 10:02 am Monday) if you want some last minute reads!
Decked with Holly by Marni Bates
Ex-mas by Kate Brian
Dash & Lily's Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan
Winter's Kiss: Two Romantic Comedies to Cozy Up to by Jennifer Echols and Catherine Hapka
Winter Town by Stephen Emond
The Theory of Everything by J.J. Johnson
The Rifle by Gary Paulsen
Dream Soul by Laurence Yep

The Robbins Library does have weekend hours Saturdays from 9-5 and Sundays 2-5. For more information about library hours and directions click here. Please note that holiday hours are not listed on this page, but can be viewed on the calendar.


Thursday, December 4, 2014

Upcoming Teen Events: HTTYD 2 and Book Chat

Friday Flick: How to Train Your Dragon 2
Friday, December 12th
3-4:40 p.m.
Robbins Library Teen Area
Teens, come to the Teen Area after school for a free movie and snacks. This month's movie is rated PG.

Teens Only Book Chat
Wednesday, December 17th
3-4 p.m.
Robbins Library Teen Area
No worries if you don't finish the book, because there is no book!  Just come share your thoughts on any books you have read, eat snacks, and enjoy the discussion.  This is a great way to get reading suggestions, as well as share your love for reading.


***There is no Food Friday in December because I will be on vacation, sorry!***

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Mala Beads and Meditation Event Canceled

I have sad news. Tomorrow's Mala Beads and Meditation Workshop has been canceled.

Sorry everyone.