APRIL FOOD DRIVE! All three Brookline libraries will be accepting items for the Brookline Emergency Food Pantry.more ›

PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS

Special Events

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Wed 4/1 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM: 50 Shades of Reading at Brookline Interactive Group, 46 Tappan Street more ›

Sat 4/4 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM: An afternoon with Hallie Ephron & Roseanne Montillo at Main Library, Hunneman Hall more ›

Wed 4/8 3:30 PM : Food Preservation at Main Library, Hunneman Hall more ›

Sat 4/11 2:00 PM : Natural Living with Essential Oils with Jennie Backstrom at Main Library, Hunneman Hall more ›

Midday Movies at Putterham

Wed 4/1 1:30 PM: Birdman more ›

Senior Cinema at Coolidge Corner

Thu 4/2 1:30 PM: St. Vincent more ›

Brookline Poetry Series

Sat 4/18 1:30 PM: Frannie Lindsay at Hunneman Hall, Main Library more›

 

PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN

Special Events for Children

Sat 3/28 2:30 PM: Weekend Storytime at Main Library, Rabbit Hole more ›

Tue 4/14 7:00 PM: Empowering Girls to Stand up to Media at Coolidge Corner branch library more ›

Sat 4/18 11:00 AM: Peaceful Parenting for babies under one at Coolidge Corner branch library more ›

Ongoing Activities

Fridays 10:30 AM Friday Flicks! for preschoolers ages 2 and up at Main

Kids blog

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TumbleBooks - E-Books for E-Kids

 

PROGRAMS FOR TEENS

Manga and Anime Club

First Tuesday of each month at Main Library, Hunneman Hall

 

DISCUSSION GROUPS FOR READERS

NEW! Brookline Community Book Groups

Main Library Book Group

Mon 4/6 7:00 PM: Upamanyu Chatterjee, English, August: An Indian Story (2006), more›

Mystery Book Discussion Group at Main Library

Tue 4/21 12:00 PM: Sarah Paretsky, Blood Shot (1988), more›

Coolidge Corner Book Group

Mon 4/27 2:15 PM: Jo Baker, Longbourn (2013), more ›

Shelf Respect Teen Literature Book Group for teens and adults at Main Library

Wed 4/8 7:00 PM: How to Say Goodbye in Robot by Natalie Standiford, more ›

Putterham/Council on Aging Book Group

Mon 4/13 2:00 PM: Susan Kaysem, Cambridge (2014), more ›

Read and Meet Book Group

Thu 4/16 7:00 PM: Baratunde R. Thurston, How to be Black (2012), more ›

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Panels and Pages Book Group: Graphic Novels

Thu 4/2 7:00 PM: Pluto, more ›

A Taste of Poetry

Thu 4/2 12:00 AM: Common Threads 2015 sponsored by Mass Poetry. , more ›

 

EXHIBITS & PERFORMANCES


Exhibits

3/20-4/19 : Brookline Artists’ Open Studios Preview Show
• Reception: Thursday, Mar. 26, 6-8 p.m.
• Viewing: Saturday, March 28: 1-4:30 p.m.
at Main Library, First Floor: Emery, Lobby and Foundation Cases & the Gallery in Hunneman Hall more ›


Brookline Library Music Association concerts in Hunneman Hall

Sun 4/12 2:29 PM: NEC Prep Students, piano more ›

















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Consumer Reports
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Mango Languages: Online ESL and foreign language tutorials • Mango In-Library Link
Download eBooks to a Kindle: handout, video
How to copy Overdrive eBooks to your Nook
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ESL Conversation Groups
Winter 2015 schedule, beginning January 6:
  • Main: Tuesday, 7:00-8:30 PM.
  • Coolidge Corner: Thursday, 10:30-11:45 AM.
  • Putterham: Thursday, 10:30 AM-12:00 PM.
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Book Sale Specials This Week
Complete, 22-volume set of the World Book Encyclopedia 2011. Standard library markings. $15 OBO.

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Useful/Related Links
Friends of the Brookline Public Library & Booksale
Town of Brookline web site
Digital Commonwealth: Scanned Photos from the Brookline Room
Great Blog Post: Don't buy books, Use the library
Minuteman Library Network
Brookline Sister City Project
Mystery Writers of America, New England Chapter
The Today Show: Libraries lend a hand in tough times
At the Brookline libraries in the Brookline TAB
Minuteman Libraries Helping Job Seekers
Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers
Brookline Community Aging Network
Mass 211 • Find Community Services