Special Events


The Great Lawrence Textile Strike of 1912

Wed 12/3 7:00 PM

Join authors Vicki Gabriner and Linda Stern as they discuss the legacy of yesterday’s great labor actions. Topics include lessons learned from the Bread & Roses strike for today's workers in the global marketplace, and the role of art & culture in commemorating historical events.

Homicide for the Holidays

Wed 12/10 7:00 PM


Second Saturday @ Main

Sat 12/13 1:30 PM

You are invited to sit with friends at a table and have fun with some the Games People Play!


(We will have helpers/teachers)

1:30-2:30pm in the Conference Room. Light refreshments will be served

This program is jointly sponsored by the Trustees and the Friends of The Public Library of Brookline


Enchanting Odissi with Mouli Pal and Ensemble

Sat 1/10 2:00 PM

Odissi is a lyrical dance originating in the Temples of Orissa in Eastern India. The dancers depict musical moods, nature's beauty and emotions of love, fear, and anger through captivating storytelling. Their grace and elegance creates an illusion of sculptures coming to life. 2 - 3:30PM. www.upasanaodissi.org


Worldwide Marathons: 14 Years, 18 Marathons, 14 Countries, 7 Continents

Thu 1/22 7:00 PM

When Bob Rebello turned 63 years old, he made a 14-year commitment in memory of his brother John to raise $100k toward kidney cancer research and to increase awareness by finishing marathons on all 7 continents. He now holds the Guinness World Record as the oldest man to do so! Join us at the Public Library of Brookline to hear Bob share his stories, pictures, and wisdom regarding long-term planning toward your life goals. www.bobrebello.com