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PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS

Special Events

Fri 3/6 8:00 AM : Minuteman Legislative Breakfast at Main Library, Hunneman Hall more ›

Sat 3/7 2:00 PM : Short Skirts, Oh My! The Evolution of the Women's History Movement at Main Library, Hunneman Hall more ›

Fri 3/20 1:00 PM : Memory and the Brain: Improving Cognition at Hunneman Hall, Main Library more ›

Sat 3/21 3:00 PM : Marc Berger Performs Music of the American West at Main Library, Hunneman Hall more ›

Midday Movies at Putterham

Wed 3/4 1:30 PM: Boyhood more ›

Senior Cinema at Coolidge Corner

Thu 3/5 1:30 PM: Birdman more ›

Brookline Poetry Series

Sun 3/15 1:30 PM: Jericho Brown at Hunneman Hall, Main Library more›

News: Town of Brookline Seeks Poet Laureate

 

PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN

Special Events for Children

Sat 2/28 2:30 PM: Weekend Storytime at Main Library, Rabbit Hole more ›

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Sat 3/14 10:30 AM: Mind/Body Fun: A Yoga Class for children 3 & up and their grownups at Coolidge Corner 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

Today, 7:00 PM: Hillary Mantel, Fludd (2000) & Jane Gardam, The Man in the Wooden Hat (2009), more›

Mystery Book Discussion Group at Main Library

Tue 3/17 11:59 AM: Brian McGilloway, Borderlands (2008), more›

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

Wed 3/11 7:00 PM: Audrey, Wait! by Robin Benway, more ›

Putterham/Council on Aging Book Group

Mon 3/16 2:00 PM: Sun Monk Kid, The Invention of Wings (2014), more ›

Read and Meet Book Group

Thu 3/19 7:00 PM: Elizabeth Wein, Code Name Verity (2012), more ›

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Panels and Pages Book Group: Graphic Novels

Thu 3/5 7:00 PM: A Contract with God, more ›

A Taste of Poetry

Thu 3/5 12:00 AM: The poems of Maxine Kumin, more ›

 

EXHIBITS & PERFORMANCES


Exhibits

2/14-3/16 : A Tribute to Roland Hayes at Main Library, First Floor: Lobby Case more ›

2/14-3/16 : MassArt student exhibit
• Closing Reception: Thursday, Mar. 12, 6-8 p.m.
at Main Library, First Floor: Emery and Foundation Cases & the Gallery in Hunneman Hall more ›

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 ›


Brookline Library Music Association concerts in Hunneman Hall

Sun 3/8 2:30 PM: Christina Guibas, piano more ›
















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