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 • January 6 – February 10, 2016
    A structured, drop-in, 30-minute lapsit program for 13-23 months
  • Terrific Twos • Tuesdays at 10:30am • January 5 – February 9, 2016
    Drop-in stories, songs and a craft project for two-year olds
  • Two and Three year olds • Thursdays at 10:30am • January 7 – February 11, 2016
    Drop-in stories and crafts
  • Three to Five year olds • Wednesdays at 3:30pm • January 6 – February 10, 2016
    Drop-in stories and crafts
  • Five to Eight year olds • Saturdays at 2:30pm • January 16 and 30, February 13 and 27, March 12 and 26
    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.

  • Japanese Storytime • Ages 3 & up • Fridays at 3:00pm • January 8, February 5, March 4, 2016
  • Taiwanese Storytime • Ages 3 and up • Mondays at 4:00pm • January 11, February 8, March 14, 2016
  • Mandarin Storytime • Ages 3 and up • Mondays at 4:00pm • January 4, February 1, March 7, 2016
  • Italian Storytime • Ages 0 to 5 • Mondays at 4:30pm • January 25, February 22, March 21, 2016

  • Sing-A-Long for all ages • Tuesdays at 10:30am • January 5 – February 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 • January 4 – February 9, 2016
    An unstructured playgroup for the youngest set! Infants through 12 months welcome
  • Mother Goose on the Loose • Wednesdays at 10:15am • January 6 – February 10, 2016
    A structured, 30-minute lapsit program for children 13-23 months with singing, dancing, stories & puppets
  • Just About Twos • Wednesdays at 11:15am • January 6 – February 10, 2016
    Stories, songs, movement and crafts for 24-35 months.
  • Art Adventures with stories and songs • Tuesdays at 3:30pm • January 5 – February 9, 2016
    Stories, songs and art for 3-5 year olds
  • PlaySpace @ the Library • Tuesdays at 11:30am, Wednesdays at 4:00pm and Fridays at 10:00am • January 5 – February 12, 2016
    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!
  • Saturday Stories and Songs for all ages • Saturdays at 10:30am
    •January 9 and February 6, 2016

PUTTERHAM BRANCH

959 W. Roxbury Pkwy. • (617) 730-2385

Story Times

  • Lapsits with Martha Leader • Tuesdays at 10:30am • January 5 – February 9, 2016
    Stories for children under 3 and their caregiversDrop-in
  • Step into Storytime • Thursdays at 4:00pm • January 7 – February 11, 2016
    Stories and crafts for 3-5 year oldsDrop-in
  • Lexi the Reading Dog • Beginner readers and older • Tuesdays at 4:00pm • Registration required
  • Pajama Storytime • Ages 3 – 6 • Wednesdays at 6:30pm • January 20 and February 17
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Special Events for Children