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There are three ways to enter the contest:

  • Enter at your local branch of The Public Library of Brookline
  • Email
  • Retweet Brookline Reads-related tweets from @brklib

Winners will be chosen at noon on February 14th. Books can be picked up after the drawing at the branch library used to enter OR at Main Library if entered online.

Calendar of Events

Film Screening: The Good Son (1993)

Thu 3/6 7:00 PM: Coolidge Corner Branch Library

Starring Macaulay Culkin.

Gone Girl

Thu 2/26 1:29 PM: Coolidge Corner Branch

2014. 2 hr, 29 min. R With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent. Directed by David Fincher and based upon the global bestseller by Gillian Flynn, the film unearths the secrets at the heart of a modern marriage. A dark, intelligent, and stylish thriller. Nominated for 1 Oscar(Best Actress) Stars: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris **Note: Contains some violence, sexual content and language.

Participating Book Groups

Putterham / Council on Aging Book Group

Mon 2/24 2:00 PM: Putterman Branch Meeting Room

Coolidge Corner Book Group

Mon 2/24 2:15 PM: Coolidge Corner Branch Meeting Room

Main Library Book Group

Mon 3/3 7:00 PM: Main Library Conference Room

Read and Meet Book Group

Thu 3/20 7:00 PM: Coolidge Corner Branch Meeting Room

Past Brookline Reads selections: