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Tour the Fox Branch Library:

Learn more about the Fox Branch Library and the Town’s application for a Massachusetts Public Library Construction Program grant to create a new library space in East Arlington. Read about the project, or attend a tour.

Saturday, Feb. 24, at 1 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m.

In a recent news release, assistant director of Robbins library, Lara Vilahomat, announced the library's 'Arlington Reads Together' (ART) program is returning in March with the book "Solito" by Javier Zamora. The author is scheduled to join for a virtual conversation March 30. 

Programs and Events for Adults

English NOW! Conversation Group 

Wednesday, Feb. 28, 11 to 12:30 p.m.

Additional sessions available online via Zoom

 English NOW!, an Arlington-based group, offers English-language learners opportunities to practice their conversation skills, advance their knowledge of vocabulary and grammar and make connections in the community. Participants in these free conversation groups discuss varied subjects under the supervision of native speakers. Zoom conversation groups are also available. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for the Zoom links.  

Fox Walking Club 

Mondays, Feb. 26

10 to 11 a.m. 

Fox Branch Library

The walking group meets at the Fox Branch library’s front door and walks between 1.5 to 3 miles mostly along the Arlington Cultural District and Minuteman Bikeway. Weather permitting.

 Gentle Yoga and Meditation 

Tuesdays, Feb. 20 and 27

5 to 6 p.m.

Robbins Library Community Room

A gentle yoga and meditation class hosted by our local studio Lotus Yoga. This is a beginner-friendly class focusing on stretching, breathing and mindfulness. Guests can bring a yoga mat or use one of the provided chairs. Supported by the Friends of the Robbins Library.



Social Worker Drop-In Hours

Monday, Feb. 26

11 a.m. to 1 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.


New Book and Poetry Open Mic 

Tuesday, Feb. 27

7 to 8:30 p.m.

Robbins Library Community Room

Arlington’s Beehive Poetry Group invites you to the “New Book and Open Mic” series. Featuring readings from recent publications by local poets, followed by an open mic for other poets to share their work. January’s featured poets are George Kalogeris and Jennifer Freed. Introductions by Steven Rapp.  Open mic reading slots are set to be on a first come, first served basis and open 15 minutes prior to the start of each event. For more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..



Teen Program Highlights

See the full list of Teen programs at

Children's Program Highlights

See the full list of Children's programs at


This news listing from Assistant Director of Libraries Lara Vilahomat was updated Feb. 26, 2024, by Brynn O'Connor, assistant to the editor.