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Holiday hours in September: 

Robbins Library is closed on Sundays in September.

Fox Branch Library returns to Saturday hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Programs and Events for Adults


Honoring Indigenous Peoples Day: The History and Resilience of the Nashoba Praying Indians: Saturday, Sept. 30, 11 a.m. to nooon.

Robbins Library Community Room

Meet Strong Bear Medicine of the Nashobah Praying Indians and local historian Daniel V. Boudillion and learn about the enduring legacy of the Nashobah people, whose ancestral homelands include present-day Littleton and Acton. Prior to the founding of the Nashobah Praying Indian Plantation in 1654 by missionary John Eliot, Littleton was the location of the Massachusett village of Nashope. (Mystic, another Massachusett village, was located in present-day Arlington/Medford.) Strong Bear and Boudillion will discuss the Nashobah’s millennia-long presence on these lands, their journey of survival, and their thriving community today. Attendees may purchase copies of Daniel Boudillion’s book, History of the Nashoba Praying Indians: Doings, Sufferings, Survival, and Triumph, or bring their own for him to sign. Co-Sponsored by the Old Schwamb Mill, Cyrus Dallin Art Museum, and Robbins Library

Strong Bear Medicine is a well-known speaker, Native dancer, performer, and craftsman.

Daniel V. Boudillion is a Littleton-based author with a focus on Nashobah-Littleton 1654-1720. He is also a ceremonial stone landscape researcher.

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Baby Sign Language : Saturday, Sept. 30, 10:30 a.m. to noon

Limited to 12 families,

Fox Library Community Room

Learn how to help give your baby the ability to communicate before he/she can speak!  In this class, we will review research and benefits, learn and practice several signs through demonstration, and teach your baby some American Sign Language.  For parents/caregivers and children, ages 2 months to pre-verbal.

Town News and Updates

This news announcement was updated July 4, 2023, based on information from Assistant Director of Libraries Amanda Troha. It was updated Sept. 29 by Assistant Editor Brynn O'Connor.