Reopening Notice: Contact the library to check for any service limitations before visiting. Many libraries are reopening gradually.

Arlington, Robbins Library

700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA  02476-4981
: (781)316-3209


Library is Open to the Public with Limited Hours or Other Restrictions

Emergency Contacts:
Phone: (781)316-3200
Web Updates
Best Email

Library Materials Options

  • In-Library Browsing
  • Curbside / Lobby Pickup
  • Grab Bags
  • Home Delivery
  • Bookdrop Return

For Reference and Informational Question Options

  • In-Person / In-Library
  • Phone, Chat or Email

Library Programs Availability

  • Virtual Programs
  • In-Library Programs

Printing, Copying and Fax Services Available

  • Printing
  • Copying
  • Fax

Library Building Spaces Available

  • Bathrooms
  • Study Rooms


Always check library's website, Facebook page, or contact the library via phone or email for service limitations.


September 01 - June 30

July 1 - August 31

Notes About These Hours: Robbins Library is open on Sundays from October - May only. Holiday closings and schedule changes are posted on the library website.

Library Catalog & Resources

Search Catalog


  • Andrea Nicolay  –  Director of Libraries
  • Amanda Troha –  Branch Manager
  • Anna Litten –  Assistant Director
  • Beverly Thompson –  Head of Technical Services
  • Catherine Kiah –  Head of Technology
  • Ellen Wendruff –  Local History Librarian
  • Katy Kania –  Head of Teen Services
  • Linda Dyndiuk –  Head of Adult Services
  • Marie Cannon –  Head of Circulation
  • Nicholas Glade –  ILL/Network Transfers
  • Pam Watts-Flavin –  Head of Children's Services


  • Adam Delmolino - Trustee Chair
  • Jonathan Gates - Trustee Chair
  • Amy Hampe
  • Heather Calvin
  • Joyce Radochia
  • Katharine Fennelly
  • Stephen Quinlan

Last Modified: 09/16/2021

^ Back to top

Library Directory Support

Are you the Library Director?

Update Your Own Library Record

Or, ask MLS to Update Your Library

For General Questions:

Paul Kissman, Library Information Systems Specialist
617-725-1860 x238
(in Massachusetts) 800-952-7403 x238