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 • September 2 – October 7, 2015
    A structured, drop-in, 30-minute lapsit program for 13-23 months
  • Two and Three year olds • Thursdays at 10:30am • September 3 – October 8, 2015 No class on September 17
    Drop-in stories and crafts
  • Three to Five year olds • Wednesdays at 3:30pm • September 2 – October 7, 2015
    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 • September 1 – December 15, 2015 No class on November 3
    Come a bit early and play: doors open about 15 minutes before the program starts.
  • Come Play with Us • Mondays at 10:15am • August 31 – December 21, 2015 No class on September 7, October 12 and November 2
    An unstructured playgroup for the youngest set! Infants through 12 months welcome
  • Mother Goose on the Loose • Wednesdays at 10:15am • September 2 – December 16, 2015 No class on November 11
    A structured, 30-minute lapsit program for children 13-23 months with singing, dancing, stories & puppets
  • Just About Twos • Wednesdays at 11:15am • September 2 – December 16, 2015 No class November 11
    Stories, songs, movement and crafts for 24-35 months.
  • Art Adventures with stories and songs • Tuesdays at 3:30pm • September 1 – December 15, 2015 No class on November 3rd
    Stories, songs and art for 3-5 year olds
    There will be a special Halloween Party on October 27th
  • Saturday Stories and Songs for all ages • Saturdays at 10:30am
    • September 19, October 10, November 21 and December 12, 2015

PUTTERHAM BRANCH

959 W. Roxbury Pkwy. • (617) 730-2385

Story Times

  • Lapsits • Tuesdays at 10:30am • September 8 – December 15, 2015
    Stories for children under 3 and their caregiversDrop-in
  • Step into Storytime • Thursdays at 4:00pm • September 10 – December 17, 2015
    Stories and crafts for 3-5 year oldsDrop-in
  • Pajama Storytime for all ages • Wednesdays at 6:30pm • September 16, October 21, November 18, and December 16, 2015
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Special Events for Children