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 Programs for Children and Families

Fox Summer Singalongs for all ages
*Tuesdays* June 28
10:00-10:30 a.m.
Fox Branch Library Community Room
Sing and dance with our fantastic musicians! Space is limited; pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour before the program begins.  Please note:  singalongs are at Fox on Tuesdays in summer months. 


Fox Walking Club
Mondays, June 27
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Fox Library
We will meet at the library and walk between 1.5-3 miles mostly along the Arlington Cultural District and Minuteman Bikeway. This is a great way to stay active and make some new friends in your community. Getting regular physical activity is one of the best things you can do for your health. All ages welcome! Weather permitting.
Fox Crafting Meet-up
Tuesdays, June 28
3:00-4:00 p.m. 
Fox Library
Love to craft? knit? crochet? Join us! Bring whatever project you are working on and meet other makers.
Social Worker Drop-In Hours
Mondays, June 27
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
Robbins Library Conference Room
Struggling to meet basic needs such as housing, food, or employment? A social worker is available to answer questions about social services in and around Arlington. 
Speculative Fiction Book Group
Monday, June 27
7:00-8:00 p.m.
Robbins Library Conference Room with remote attendance option
Robbins has a new book group for fans of science fiction, fantasy, and tales of alternate realities! Join us to discuss This is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar an Max Gladstone. We meet every other month, so mark your calendars! "A twisting, sapphic time travel fantasy love story that never stops surprising: El-Mohtar and Gladstone have written the ultimate in enemies-to-lovers romance.” ― Booklist, Starred Review
Copies of the book are available for checkout at the circulation desk. Email Verónica at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for Zoom access or additional information. 
Genealogy Resources at the Robbins Library
Tuesday, June 28
7:00-8:00 p.m.
Robbins Library Community Room with remote attendance option
Have you wanted to begin work on your family tree and are unsure of how to begin? Are you a long-time family researcher hitting a brick wall? We can help you out! Learn what resources Robbins Library has to offer to help you with your genealogy research. Contact Steven Prochet at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 781-316-3218 for more information or to receive the Zoom link. 
Reel Queer: Paris is Burning
Thursday, June 30
6:30-8:00 p.m.
Robbins Library Community Room
Paris is Burning is a classic groundbreaking documentary about the drag ballroom scene in NYC in the late 80s. Interviews and clips highlight the lives of people in the scene as well as the struggles they faced. This is where drag lingo like throwing shade was introduced to the wider community. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions. Newcomers welcome!
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Transformative Growth Grant Program
The Department of Planning and Community Development (DPCD) invites Arlington’s small businesses and nonprofits to apply for grant funding through the Transformative Growth Grant program, funded by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).
The Transformative Growth Grants Program will help Arlington businesses and nonprofit organizations that have a vision for their future and are seeking financial support to bring that vision to life. Read more about this grant opportunity.

This news announcement was updated June 23, 2022.

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