Special Events

Peter Sis in conversation with Anita Silvey

Tue 4/29 7:00 PM

Acclaimed children's book author and artist Peter Sís talks about his forthcoming book The Pilot and the Little Prince: The Life of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry with star children's editor, writer and literary critic Anita Silvey.


Maxim D. Shrayer, Leaving Russia: a Jewish Story

Wed 4/30 7:00 PM

Join us for a reading and discussion by Maxim D. Shrayer, author of Leaving Russia: A Jewish Story (2013), a Finalist for the 2014 National Book Award. A professor of Russian, English, and Jewish Studies at Boston College and a bilingual author and scholar, Shrayer has published ten books of nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and translations. In 2012 Shrayer received a Guggenheim Fellowship. For more information, visit http://www.shrayer.com Copies of Leaving Russia are available from the Brookline Booksmith and other fine booksellers.

“Leaving Russia … explains why Jews felt forced to leave a country they loved, when it grew clear that country would never, could never, love them in return.” —Wyatt Andrews, CBS News National Correspondent

NEW! Saturday Senior Social

Sat 5/3 11:30 AM

Share your memories of Brookline with Chobee Hoy, who for more than thirty years has appreciated and witnessed neighborhood developments and changes throughout our town. Join your friends for an enlightening conversation over a cup of coffee or tea and goodies. This is the first in a series of Saturday Senior Socials at Main jointly sponsored by the Trustees and the Friends of the Library


Tee Off @ the Library

Sat 5/3 - Sun 5/4

Join us for the annual Tee Off @ the Library!

Saturday May 3, 7:30pm-10:00pm

Saturday night, we’re hosting an evening just for adults! Join us for an evening of mini-golf, snacks, spirits, special guest authors, & wear your favorite Kentucky Derby hat for our photo booth.
Doors open at 7:30pm. Last tee off at 9:30pm.
TICKETS: $5 online until May 1st; $10 at the door. Including alcohol: $15 online until May 1st; $20 at the door.

FOR SATURDAY NIGHT register here or call 6170730-2370 for more information.

Spirits & refreshments provided by

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Sunday May 4, 8:30am-11:00am

Sunday morning, the golf course is open for kids, families & teens! Enjoy mini-golf, breakfast treats, face painting, special guest authors, and a photo booth to capture your memories.
Doors open at 8:30am. Last tee off at 10:30am.
TICKETS: $10 for families up to four; Open to kids ages 5 on up through to teens.

FOR SUNDAY MORNING register at Brooklinerec.com or call 617-730-2069.

Breakfast provided by


We thank all of our sponsors for this year's Tee Off!
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