Monday, November 4th 2019

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Hogwarts at the Library

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Brookline Village

SUNDAY, November 10

The Brookline Village Library will be closed Sunday, November 10 for our Hogwarts at the Library event. The Coolidge Corner Library will be open regular Sunday hours.

Have you signed up for Hogwarts at the Library? If so, make sure to pick up your ticket packet at the Brookline Village Reference Desk by 5 PM on Saturday, November 9.

Veterans Day

Veterans Day closure
All Public Library of Brookline locations will be closed Monday, November 11 for Veterans Day. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, November 12.

Macmillan Publishers EBook Embargo

As of November 1, Macmillan Publishers only allows libraries to purchase one copy of each new eBook title for the first eight weeks after a book’s release. Limiting access to new titles for libraries means limiting your access.

You can learn more about how the Macmillan embargo affects you, and provide your feedback, through the American Library Association's #eBooksForAll campaign.
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National Novel Writing Month Write-In

NaNo Write-In
Brookline Village

WEDNESDAY, November 6 at 6:30 PM

Are you writing a novel this November as part of National Novel Writing Month? Join your Boston Municipal Liaisons and other NaNoWriMo participants for a Write-In where you will have structured time to get your writing done and help at a moment’s notice when your characters stop talking to you or your plot veers off the rails.

National Novel Writing Month is a fun, wild, crazy, adventure where participants attempt to write a 50,000 word novel in a month. Think you’re up for the challenge? Sign up at to get started!

Tinker Thursday: T-Shirt Pillows

Brookline Village

THURSDAY, November 7 at 3 PM

Teens in grades 8-12, come learn to make T-Shirt Pillows! Bring in an old, favorite t-shirt and we’ll turn it into a comfy new pillow. Thread, stuffing, and sewing machines will be provided. We’ll have a limited number of t-shirts as well, but it’s more fun if you bring your own. Limited to 12 participants, first come first served.

Knitting Circle

Coolidge Corner

THURSDAY, November 7 at 6 PM

Starting a new project? Want to discuss an ongoing project? Curious about cabling? Drop by the Coolidge Corner Library’s knitting circle!

This is a casual, drop-in program for knitters of all skill levels and ages. Bring your own project, or come with yarn and a pair of needles and we’ll help you get started with the basic techniques. We will also be meeting on November 21 and December 19.

Learn to Crochet Together


SATURDAY, November 9 at 2 PM

Come learn the basics of crochet at the Putterham Library. If you have crocheting materials, please bring them along. If not, we'll have yarn and crochet hooks available to use.
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professor movie
WEDNESDAY, November 6

1:30 PM

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Coolidge Corner
THURSDAY, November 7

1 PM refreshments
1:30 PM film

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