Library Services Online

May 1, 2020

Stuck at home and looking for something to do?

The Public Library of Brookline is here to help fill your days with books, stories, art, and so much more.

Escape Room Adventure Games

Excited for the upcoming Hunger Games prequel? Test your wits against our Hunger Games Escape Room. And may the odds be ever in your favor.

Summer Reading

This summer, Imagine Your Story with the Public Library of Brookline! The program is open to community members of all ages, from babies and toddlers through adults.

Join Summer Reading

Library Events Online

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More things to do for adults

Research Family History

Dig deep into your family roots — you can now get free home access to Ancestry thanks to the library. Please note, this is only for Brookline residents — check your local library to see if they offer Ancestry!

Attend Concerts, Museums, and More From Home

Bring concerts and exhibits to your living room. This list, curated by library staff, will point you to the ins, outs, and all-abouts of how to access live music, art, and culture from home.

Learn Something New

Keep your brain busy and learn something new. Whether it is by crafting, crocheting, coding, or something different, we have hand-selected resources for you to keep your mind occupied.

More things to do for children and families

Early Literacy Calendar

Check out our activity calendar for July, created by our Children’s Librarians, featuring daily activities for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. At home, families can explore different pre-literacy skills that will help get your little one ready to learn how to read.

Online Storytimes and Activities

Storytimes, resources, and activities for kids: A list of online storytimes, resources, and activities compiled by our Youth Services staff.

Recommended Audiobooks

Looking for a list of suggested titles to start with? Our Youth Services staff have compiled a great list of audiobook titles for kids through teens that you can find over at Hoopla.  Hoopla titles are always available, so there’s no waiting to check a title out.