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

PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS

Special Events

Thu 4/16 11:00 AM : National Healthcare Decisions Day at Main Library more ›

Wed 4/29 6:30 PM : Resume Writing Workshop with George Zeller at Main Library, Hunneman Hall more ›

Wed 5/13 1:00 PM : Starting or Growing your Business - the Small Business Administration Advantage at Main Library Hunneman Hall more ›

Thu 5/21 2:30 PM : The Love Dogs at Main Library, Hunneman Hall more ›

Midday Movies at Putterham

Wed 4/22 1:30 PM: Big Hero 6 more ›

Senior Cinema at Coolidge Corner

Thu 4/23 1:29 PM: The Good Lie more ›

Brookline Poetry Series

Sun 4/19 1:30 PM: Frannie Lindsay at Hunneman Hall, Main Library more›

 

PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN

Special Events for Children

Tomorrow, 10:30 AM: Saturday Special--Family Yoga at Main Library, Hunneman Hall more ›

Tomorrow, 11:00 AM: Peaceful Parenting for babies under one at Coolidge Corner branch library more ›

Tue 4/21 2:00 PM: Movie: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good Very Bad Day at Putterham branch library more ›

Tue 4/21 3:30 PM: Art Adventures and Story Surprises at Coolidge Corner branch library more ›

Wed 4/22 2:00 PM: Movie: Big Hero 6 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 5/4 7:00 PM: Rachel Joyce, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry (2012), 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 5/13 7:00 PM: The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson, more ›

Putterham/Council on Aging Book Group

Mon 5/18 2:00 PM: Daniel Brown, The Boys in the Boat (2013), 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 5/7 7:00 PM: Saga, more ›

A Taste of Poetry

Thu 5/7 12:00 AM: Yusef Komunyakaa, 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 ›

4/1-4/30 : Handcrafted Ukrainian Easter Eggs at more ›


Brookline Library Music Association concerts in Hunneman Hall

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
















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