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Special Events

Wed 7/15 2:00 PM : 1939: Hollywood's Greatest Year in Film at Main Library, Hunneman Hall more ›

Thu 7/23 1:30 PM : Farmers' Market Visits: July 23 and Aug 20 at Coolidge Corner more ›

Tue 7/28 7:00 PM : The TenderMen at Main Library, Hunneman Hall more ›

Thu 8/13 7:00 PM : Secrets Recruiters Don't Want You to Know at Main Library, Hunneman Hall more ›

Thu 8/27 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Edible Book Festival 2015 at Main Library more ›


Summer Reading for Teens & Adults

Through Mon 8/31: Unmask! Summer Reading Challenge at more ›

Midday Movies at Putterham

Wed 7/1 1:30 PM: The Diary of Anne Frank more ›

Senior Cinema at Coolidge Corner

Thu 7/2 1:30 PM: The Long Hot Summer more ›



Special Events for Children

Wed 7/1 10:30 AM: Tunes for 2s and 3s at The Rabbit Hole, Main branch more ›

Tue 7/7 3:30 PM: Super Reader Summer Sign-Up! at Coolidge Corner Library more ›

Tue 7/7 4:00 PM: New England Birds of Prey at Putterham Branch Library more ›

Thu 7/9 11:00 AM: Big Ryan's Tall Tales at Main Library, Hunneman Hall more ›

Thu 7/16 4:00 PM: Uncover the Mystery of Owl Pellets at Putterham Branch more ›

Ongoing Activities

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

Kids blog


TumbleBooks - E-Books for E-Kids



Manga and Anime Club

First Tuesday of each month at Main Library, Hunneman Hall



Main Library Book Group

Mon 7/6 7:00 PM: Amos Oz, My Michael (1972), more›

Mystery Book Discussion Group at Main Library

Tue 7/21 12:00 PM: Richard Stark, Comback (1997), more›

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

Wed 7/8 7:00 PM: Okay for Now by Gary Schmidt, more ›

Read and Meet Book Group

Thu 7/16 7:00 PM: Ana Castillo, So Far from God (1993), more ›

Panels and Pages Book Group: Graphic Novels

Thu 7/2 7:00 PM: Panels & Pages: Superheroine Recs!, more ›

A Taste of Poetry

Thu 7/2 12:00 AM: The Poems of Dylan Thomas, more ›




6/15-7/31 : Shirley Partoll: Animal, Mineral and Vegetable
• Reception: Thursday, June 25, 6:30-8 p.m.
at Coolidge Corner branch library more ›

6/30-9/3 : Mammoths & Reindeer: The Russian Arctic at Main Library, First Floor: Emery and Lobby Cases more ›

Brookline Library Music Association concerts in Hunneman Hall

Sun 10/11 2:30 PM: Bethany Worrell, soprano more ›

Online Services
Download ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and stream popular music and films with Overdrive, Hoopla and Zinio!

Consumer Reports
HeritageQuest & Proquest Obituaries: Genealogy research tools
Naxos Music LibraryNaxos Jazz
Mango Languages: Online ESL and foreign language tutorials • Mango In-Library Link
See also our Brookline Newspaper Indexes

ESL Conversation Groups
Spring 2015 schedule:
  • Main: Tuesday, 7:00-8:30 PM (meeting through July; no meeting June 30).
  • Coolidge Corner: Monday, 11:15-12:15 PM (last meeting until Fall on 6/22/15) and Thursday, 10:30 AM-11:45 PM (last meeting 6/25/2015).
  • Putterham: Meetings resume in Fall 2015.
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Minuteman Libraries Helping Job Seekers
Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers
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