Ongoing Activities for Children

NEW: We now have half-price discount passes to the Puppet Showplace Theatre in Brookline Village. Reserve one today at any Brookline branch or online. (Brookline residents only, please.)

MAIN LIBRARY

361 Washington St. • (617) 730-2340

Story Times

Priority given to Brookline residents when registration is required. Our story times are very popular, so please arrive early to guarantee yourselves a seat (room capacity is 33 people).

  • Mother Goose on the Loose • Wednesdays at 10:30am • July 13 – August 17, 2016
    A structured, drop-in, 30-minute lapsit program for 13-23 months
  • Two and Three year olds • Thursdays at 10:30am • July 14 – August 18, 2016
    Drop-in stories and crafts
  • Five to Eight year olds • Saturdays at 2:30pm • April 9 – June 11, 2016
    Drop-in stories and crafts


Friday Flicks!

Upstairs in Hunneman Hall • Fridays at 10:30 AM • Drop in
This is a weekly film program for preschool children 2 years and older. Parents and caregivers are also welcome. The films, familiar stories based on picture books such as Kipper and Spot, are chosen from our video and DVD collections; and the program usually runs 30 minutes.


COOLIDGE CORNER BRANCH

31 Pleasant St. • (617) 730-2380

Story Times

All programs at Coolidge are DROP-IN unless otherwise noted.
To have the best experience for your child, please observe age limitations.


  • Sing-A-Long for all ages • Tuesdays at 10:30am • July 5 – August 16, 2016 Also Saturday July 9, 2016
    Come a bit early and play: doors open about 15 minutes before the program starts.
  • Come Play with Us • Mondays at 10:15am • July 11 – August 15, 2016
    An unstructured playgroup for the youngest set! Infants through 12 months welcome
  • Stories for Ones and Twos • Wednesdays at 10:15am • July 6 – August 10, 2016
    Sing, dance, play and create with stories
  • SALSA: science, art, literature, songs, and action • Tuesdays at 3:30pm • July 5 – August 11, 2016
    Stories, songs and art for 3-5 year olds
  • Pajama Storytime • Thursday July 28, 2016 at 6:30pm

PUTTERHAM BRANCH

959 W. Roxbury Pkwy. • (617) 730-2385

Story Times

  • Singing and Dancing with Martha Leader • Thursdays at 10:30am • July 7 – July 28, 2016
    A musical event full of songs, dance, finger plays, bubbles and more.
    Ages 3 and under
  • Lexi the R.E.A.D. Dog • Beginner readers and older • Tuesdays at 4:00pm • Registration required
  • Bingo or a Movie (alternating weeks starting with Bingo) • Thursdays at 12:00pm • July 14 – August 18, 2016
    Ages 5 and up Drop-in
  • Gaming Club • Fridays at 3:00pm
    Ages 8-12 Drop-in
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Special Events for Children