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 and 11:30am • April 27 – June 1, 2016
    A structured, drop-in, 30-minute lapsit program for 13-23 months
  • Terrific Twos • Tuesdays at 10:30am • April 26 – May 31, 2016
    Drop-in stories, songs and a craft project for two-year olds
  • Two and Three year olds • Thursdays at 10:30am and 11:30am • April 28 – June 2, 2016
    Drop-in stories and crafts
  • Three to Five year olds • Wednesdays at 3:30pm • April 27 – June 1, 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 • April 26 – June 7, 2016 No class on May 3
    Come a bit early and play: doors open about 15 minutes before the program starts.
  • Come Play with Us • Mondays at 10:15am • April 25 – June 13, 2016 No class on May 2
    An unstructured playgroup for the youngest set! Infants through 12 months welcome
  • Mother Goose on the Loose • Wednesdays at 10:15am • April 27 – June 8, 2016
    A structured, 30-minute lapsit program for children 13-23 months with singing, dancing, stories & puppets
  • Twos and Threes • Wednesdays at 11:15am • April 27 – June 8, 2016
    Stories, songs, movement and crafts for 24-35 months.
  • Art Adventures with stories and songs • Tuesdays at 3:30pm • April 26 – June 7, 2016 No class on May 3
    Stories, songs and art for 3-5 year olds
  • PlaySpace @ the Library • Tuesdays at 11:30am and Fridays at 10:00am • April 26 – June 7, 2016 No class on May 3
    Riding toys, trains, climbers, a parachute, a tunnel, a tent and more fun than you can imagine! Ages 1 and up are welcome to join us!

PUTTERHAM BRANCH

959 W. Roxbury Pkwy. • (617) 730-2385

Story Times

  • Lapsits • Tuesdays at 10:30am • April 26 – June 7, 2016 No class on May 3
    Stories for children under 3 and their caregiversDrop-in
  • Step into Storytime • Wednesdays at 4:00pm • April 27 – June 8, 2016
    Stories and crafts for 3-5 year oldsDrop-in
  • Lexi the R.E.A.D. Dog • Beginner readers and older • Tuesdays at 4:00pm • Registration required
  • Pajama Storytime • Ages 3 – 6 • Wednesdays at 6:30pm • May 25 and June 15th
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Special Events for Children