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How to Exhibit in the Main Library

Main Library (361 Washington St., Brookline) Exhibit Areas

First floor:

  • Foundation Case — located in the west entrance foyer near School St.
  • Emery & Lobby Cases — in the main lobby across from the new nonfiction books.
  • Brookline 300th Display Case — in the Reference Room

Children's Room:

  • at the entrance
  • across from the Circulation Desk
  • all around the room.

The Gallery in Hunneman Hall — located on the second floor

The Gallery in Hunneman Hall is open up to 30 minutes before closing as long as the hall is not is use. For scheduled programs and events, click on Calendar in the upper right-hand corner of our web page at brooklinelibrary.org. If the track lights are off when you arrive, the (labelled) switches are just inside the door to your right.

Shirley Partoll: Animal, Mineral and Vegetable
• Reception: Thursday, June 25, 6:30-8 p.m.

Jun 15, 2015-Jul 31, 2015
Coolidge Corner branch library

The Coolidge Corner branch library is hosting "Animal, Mineral and Vegetable", an exhibition of the current watercolors, acrylics, oils and monotypes of Shirley Partoll. This collection of landscapes, sea scenes, animal and still life ranges broadly from the serious to the whimsical. You are invited to attend the exhibition reception on Thursday evening, June 25, from 6:30 to 8:00. In addition, the exhibition may be viewed during regular library hours throughout the months of June and July. Shirley's work has been exhibited widely for several decades in New England and is in the collections of hospitals, mental health centers, youth and adult shelters, and in many private collections in the United States. During her long psychology and painting careers she has integrated her love of art for both it's recreative and healing values.