Monday, February 27, 2017

Upcoming Teen Events: Nicole Maines!, LGBTQ+ Drop In, and a Movie

LGBTQ+ Drop In
Tuesday, February 28
3-4:30 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.

Arlington Reads Together Kick off with Nicole Maines: You are Part of the Story
Saturday March 4
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 
Arlington Town Hall, 730 Mass Ave 
Arlington Reads Together 2017 kicks off with a special event! Join us for an afternoon with Nicole Maines, the subject of our 2017 selection “Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family” by Amy Ellis Nutt. Nicole’s talk “Transgender: You're Part of the Story” will be inspiring to teens and adults as she recounts her life and work to tell the world who she is.  Following the event, The Book Rack will be selling copies of “Becoming Nicole” and Nicole will be signing books. Nicole’s appearance in Arlington is made possible by the Library Board of Trustees, Vision 2020 Diversity Task Group, the Friends of Robbins Library, and the Friends of Fox Branch Library. This event is free and open to all. Registration is suggested at
Please contact Maura Deedy at mdeedy{at} with any questions. 

Early Release Movie
Tuesday, March 7
1:30-3:15 p.m.
Robbins Library Teen Area
Enjoy the early release day with snacks and a screening of a movie in the Teen Area. Open to those in grades 6-12. 

Friday, February 10, 2017

The Winter Explosion is Coming...

Don't miss the 3rd annual Winter Explosion on Thursday, February 16, in the Robbins Library Teen Area from 3 to 4:30 pm. There will be hot chocolate, cookie decoration, and more! Whether you are stopping in for the whole time or just dropping by to get some hot chocolate to go, don't miss this once a year event! 

This program is free and open to youth in grades 6 through 12.