PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS

Special Events

Sat 1/10 2:00 PM : Enchanting Odissi with Mouli Pal and Ensemble at more ›

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Wed 1/14 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM: Fairy Revel with Holly Black at Main Library, Teen Room more ›

Thu 1/15 7:00 PM : Maximizing Your Lifetime Social Security Benefits at Main Library, Hunneman Hall more ›

Thu 1/22 7:00 PM : Worldwide Marathons at Main Library, Hunneman Hall more ›

Brookline Poetry Series

Today, 1:30 PM: Sandra Lim and Jennifer Tseng at Hunneman Hall, Main Library more›

 

PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN

Special Events for Children

Sat 12/20 2:30 PM: Weekend Storytime at Main Library, Rabbit Hole more ›

Tue 12/30 3:00 PM: Cool and Crazy Collages at Coolidge Corner branch library, meeting room more ›

Tue 12/30 3:00 PM: Papier Mache Dinosaurs (dino building) at Main Library, Rabbit Hole more ›

Wed 12/31 10:00 AM: Sing, Dance, Play, and Pretend with Elaine Kessler at Coolidge Corner Branch Library more ›

Fri 1/2 3:00 PM: Papier Mache Dinosaurs (dino decorating) at Main Library, Rabbit Hole 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 1/5 7:00 PM: Lore Segal, Half the Kingdom (2013),   more ›

Mystery Book Discussion Group at Main Library

Tue 1/20 12:00 PM: Alexander McCall Smith, The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (2002), more›

Putterham/Council on Aging Book Group

Mon 1/12 2:00 PM: Elinor Lipman, I Can't Complain (2013) and The View from Penthouse B (2013), 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 1/8 7:00 PM: Sisters and Drama, more ›

A Taste of Poetry

Thu 1/8 11:59 AM: The poems of Donald Hall, more ›

 

EXHIBITS & PERFORMANCES


Exhibits

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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 ›

12/1-12/31: First Night Buttons more ›


Brookline Library Music Association concerts in Hunneman Hall

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
















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