Get ready for an exciting month of programs in March when Arlington Reads Together! The 2024 book pick is Solito by Javier Zamora. Pick up a copy of the book at the library or download an ebook or audiobook from Hoopla. 


Arlington Reads Together Book Discussions
Come discuss your thoughts about this year’s ART book selection, Solito by Javier Zamora. 

Afternoon session    
Wednesday, March 13, 2:00 p.m. 
Robbins Library Conference Room

Evening session     
Thursday, March 21, 7:00 p.m.
Robbins Library Community Room

Social Justice Book Club
Tuesday, March 26, 7:00 p.m.
Robbins Library Conference Room

Morning session   
Friday, March 29, 7:00 p,m.
Robbins Library Conference Room

Plug In: María en tierra de nadie
Monday, March 25
7:00-8:30 p.m.
Robbins Library Community RoomScreen the documentary María en tierra de nadie (María in No Man’s Land), which follows a team of six journalists and videographers who traveled with Central American migrants and recorded their testimony. The documentary, with themes appropriate for older teens and adults, will be followed by a discussion joined by the filmmaker!
Plug in is supported by the Barry Memorial Fund.

Author Talk: Javier Zamora discusses Solito
Saturday, March 30
2:00-3:00 p.m.
Robbins Library Community Room and ZoomCome hear from author Javier Zamora as he discusses this year’s Arlington Reads Together book Solito! Javier will join us over Zoom for a moderated discussion, so please join us in person or on Zoom. No registration required to attend in person, for the Zoom link please register at:


Teen Bilingual Book Club 
Tuesday, March 12
5:00-6:00 p.m.
Robbins Library Conference Room

In partnership with Arlington High School’s Spanish Club, teens will discuss Solito in both Spanish and English.

Half Day Craft Day – Teen Edition
Wednesday, March 20
1:30-5:30 p.m.
Robbins Library Teen RoomInspired by this year’s ART selection, teens can try out a craft inspired by Salvadoran and/or Central American artists.

Intergenerational Book Club
Thursday, March 21
3:30 p.m.
Arlington High SchoolArlington’s ongoing book club is celebrating ART once again by reading Solito this month! All AHS students are welcome to drop in, adults please email to register.


ART Crafternoon drop-in for ages 2+
Friday, March 22
2:00-4:00 p.m.
Robbins Library Children’s RoomTo tie in with our ART book, Solito by Javier Zamora (an immigration story), come and try out one of three crafts inspired by artists from El Salvador and/or Central America.

Musifiesta Concert for families
Saturday, March 23
10:00-10:45 a.m.
Robbins Library Community Room

Join Maura Mendoza in this fun Latin American concert! Dance and keep to the beat with egg shakers, tambourines, and maracas. Pick up a ticket 1/2 hour prior.

ART Special Stories drop-in for ages 3+
Friday, March 29
3:30-4:30 p.m.
Robbins Children’s RoomTo tie in with our ART book, Solito by Javier Zamora (an immigration story), come join us for a special bilingual Story Time with books, rhymes and an activity in English and Spanish.