Brookline Reads 2013
This year, The Public Library of Brookline is partnering with Climate Action Brookline to produce Brookline Reads: A Community Reads Together. The book selection is The Dirty Life: A Memoir of Farming, Food and Love by Kristin Kimball.
FIND paperback and book-on-CD copies of The Dirty Life at all three Brookline libraries. Downloadable copies of the audiobook are also available: you must sign into Overdrive and be a Brookline resident to use or even to find the downloadable copies.
LEARN MORE about Kristin and her husband and their quest to feed their local community at http://www.kristinkimball.com/essex-farm
LOOK FOR dozens of additional Climate Week events and displays at http://www.brooklineclimateweek.org
For more information about past Brookline Reads, please go to http://www.brooklinelibrary.org/get/brookline-reads.
Brookline Reads Calendar of Events
Mon 1/7 7:00 PM: Main Library, Conference Room
The Main Library Book Group will discuss this Brookline Reads 2013 selection, which charts the author’s path from city-loving night-owl to barn-dwelling early-bird as she attempts to adapt to a new life (and a new husband) on a sustainable farm in upstate New York. 2011. 287p. Nonfiction. All are welcome to attend!
Sun 1/27 3:00 PM: Coolidge Corner Branch
Earth Friendly Crafts, Music, Stories and Snacks for the Whole Family. Sunday January 27 3:00-4:30 pm.
This program is one of this year's Brookline Reads events as well as part of Brookline Climate Week 2013. This year, Brookline Reads is co-sponsored by the Library and Climate Action Brookline.
Mon 1/28 2:00 PM: Putterham
The Putterham Book Group will discuss the Brookline Reads selection, The Dirty Life by Kristin Kimball.
Tue 1/29 5:00 PM: Main Library, Hunneman Hall
Reception for Farm2Table2Farm by Evelyn Berde, Carolyn Lovit, Gwen Ossenfort, Tilla Rodemann, and Tate Mitchell in Hunneman Hall, Main Library
Experience the cyclorama that follows food from seed to harvest to table and back to the earth in Hunneman Hall from Jan. 18-Feb. 24. It is a farm for all ages in honor of the Brookline Reads 2013 selection, “The Dirty Life, a Memoir of Farming, Food and Love,” by Kristin Kimball. Bring the family and join the Brookline artists who created the exhibit on Tuesday, Jan. 29 from 5-7 p.m. Children will have an opportunity to add their illustrations to the cyclorama. Everyone can stay for the movie Fridays at the Farm at 7 p.m. about a family who feel disconnected from their food and decide to join a community supported organic farm.
Thu 1/31 7:00 PM: Main Library, Hunneman Hall
Join Kristin Kimball, author of The Dirty Life for an evening of lively discussion. 7-9 pm.