‹ Back

Special Events


The Great Lawrence Textile Strike of 1912

Wed 12/3 7:00 PM

Join authors Vicki Gabriner and Linda Stern as they discuss the legacy of yesterday’s great labor actions. Topics include lessons learned from the Bread & Roses strike for today's workers in the global marketplace, and the role of art & culture in commemorating historical events.

Homicide for the Holidays

Wed 12/10 7:00 PM

The Trustees of the Public Library of Brookline present a night of mystery and suspense with award-winning authors Hank Phillippi Ryan, Hallie Ephron, Joseph Finder and Julia Spencer-Fleming!

Get your book from the Library, or pre-order a discounted copy from Brookline Booksmith. Signed books make great holiday presents!

Come early - space is limited! All library programs are free and open to the public.

Second Saturday Senior Social

Sat 12/13 1:30 PM

You are invited to sit with friends at a table and have fun with some the Games People Play!


(We will have helpers/teachers)

1:30-2:30pm in the Conference Room. Light refreshments will be served

This program is jointly sponsored by the Trustees and the Friends of The Public Library of Brookline


Worldwide Marathons: 14 Years, 18 Marathons, 14 Countries, 7 Continents

Thu 1/22 7:00 PM

When Bob Rebello turned 63 years old, he made a 14-year commitment in memory of his brother John to raise $100k toward kidney cancer research and to increase awareness by finishing marathons on all 7 continents. He now holds the Guinness World Record as the oldest man to do so! Join us at the Public Library of Brookline to hear Bob share his stories, pictures, and wisdom regarding long-term planning toward your life goals. www.bobrebello.com