Monday, July 8th 2019

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Read on for what's happening at the library this week.

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Ideaspace Petting Zoo

Brookline Village

TUESDAY, July 9 at 2 PM (for tweens and their families)

THURSDAY, July 25 at 6:30 PM (for all ages)

SATURDAY, September 7 at 2 PM (for all ages)

Explore how the Ideaspace can help you #MakeYourOwnStory! Come see the Library’s new collection of maker tech and crafting tools, including 3D printers, sewing machines — even a real-life laser cutter! Visit us at the Brookline Village Library for one of our maker technology petting zoos, and make something uniquely yours to take home.

Book Donations

brookline village main library friends book sale cart
Looking to donate books, or other materials like DVDs, tapes, or games? The Friends of the Brookline Public Library are always happy to take donations for the book sale. Just bring your donated materials to the Brookline Village Library. When the Library is open, you can leave small donations at the bins on either side of the front desk. To donate more than one bag of materials, or to donate when the Library is closed, please leave items on the loading dock behind the Library (off of School Street). Please note we cannot accept donations through the book drop. For more information on donating, visit our website.
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Matt Heaton – Family Singalong

Coolidge Corner

TUESDAY, July 9 at 10:30 AM

Brookline Village

FRIDAY, July 12 at 3 PM

Join toddlerbilly musician Matt Heaton for an all-ages singalong! Come sing and dance with us at the Coolidge Corner Library on July 9 or at the Brookline Village Library on July 12. Generously sponsored by the Sperber Fund.

Summer Space Movie: Home

Summer Space Movie
Coolidge Corner

TUESDAY, July 9 at 6 PM

Join us for a fun, space-themed evening movie and snacks! This movie is rated PG and is recommended for children ages 6 and up. Generously sponsored by the Friends of the Brookline Public Library.

Virtual Reality Open Session

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Brookline Village

FRIDAY, July 12 at 1:30 PM

Come try out our PlayStation 4 VR headset! Games include Job Simulator, Beat Saber, Everybody Keeps Talking and Nobody Explodes, Overcooked 2, and more! All games are rated T or less. Open to tweens and teens entering grades 5 and up.

Stories from Outer Space


MONDAY, July 15 at 1 PM

Follow the adventures of a space traveler who makes a rocket ship and flies to the
moon. Watch the Aesop’s Fable “The Sun and the Wind” and find out which one is stronger. See what happens when some colorful space aliens travel to earth in their flying saucer.

Sparky’s Puppets dramatize favorite stories from children’s books with lively humor and plenty of audience participation. This show was specially created for the Library’s summer reading theme, “A Universe of Stories.” Generously sponsored by the Friends of the Brookline Public Library
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1:30 PM

More about Midday Movies


Coolidge Corner

1 PM refreshments
1:30 PM film

More about Movie Matinee
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From the Archives

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Did you know the Library has a wide variety of materials on local history in our special collections, from historical maps to high school yearbooks and beyond? You can explore our local history collection on our website. And this summer, visit the Brookline Village Library this summer to see a display of advertisements from vintage magazines.
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