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PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS

Special Events

Wed 12/3 7:00 PM : The Great Lawrence Textile Strike of 1912 at Main Library, Hunneman Hall more ›

Wed 12/10 7:00 PM : Homicide for the Holidays at Main Library, Hunneman Hall more ›

Sat 12/13 1:30 PM : Second Saturday Senior Social at Main Library, Conference Room more ›

Thu 1/22 7:00 PM : Worldwide Marathons: 14 Years, 18 Marathons, 14 Countries, 7 Continents at Main Library, Hunneman Hall more ›

Midday Movies at Putterham

Tue 11/25 1:29 PM: Raintree County more ›

Brookline Poetry Series

Sun 12/21 1:30 PM: Sandra Lim and Jennifer Tseng at Hunneman Hall, Main Library more›

 

PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN

Special Events for Children

Sat 11/22 2:30 PM: Weekend Storytime at Main Library, Rabbit Hole more ›

Wed 12/3 3:00 PM: Read to Wally: a therapy dog who loves stories. at Coolidge Corner branch library more ›

Sat 12/6 10:30 AM: Saturday Stories and Songs at Coolidge Corner more ›

Sat 12/6 10:30 AM: Saturday Special at Putterham branch library more ›

Wed 12/10 4:00 PM: Read to Wally: a therapy dog who loves stories. at Putterham 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 12/1 7:00 PM: Alice Munro, Dear Life: Stories (2013),   more ›

Mystery Book Discussion Group at Main Library

Tue 12/16 1:00 PM: Robert Crais, L.A. Requiem (1999), more›

Coolidge Corner Book Group

Tomorrow, 2:15 PM: Kathleen Grissom, The Kitchen House, more ›

Read and Meet Book Group

Thu 12/18 7:00 PM: Lev Grossman, The Magicians (2009), more ›

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Panels and Pages Book Group: Graphic Novels

Thu 12/4 7:00 PM: Hawkeye: My Life as a Weapon, more ›

A Taste of Poetry

Thu 12/4 12:00 PM: The poems of Ella Wheeler Wilcox, more ›

 

EXHIBITS & PERFORMANCES


Exhibits

10/1-11/30: Domestic Workers: photo exhibition by Mario Quiroz more ›

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11/6-1/4: Ballet on Canvas: Paintings by Marlena Hewitt
• Reception: Sat., Nov. 8: 1-4:30 p.m. (Koltun Ballet Academy filmed performance from 1-2 p.m. & 3-4 p.m. & Ballet Fashion Show from 2-2:30 p.m.) more ›

11/6-12/29: Cloisonne Enamel Jewelry and Handwoven Chains by Toni Strassler more ›

11/6-1/5: Eli Portman: Ink Stains more ›


Brookline Library Music Association concerts in Hunneman Hall

Sun 1/11 2:30 PM: Assaf Kehati Jazz Trio more ›
















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