Monday, November 18th 2019

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

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KMN Klezmer Trio in Concert

Reschedule of KMN Klezmer Trio in Concert
Coolidge Corner

SUNDAY, November 24 at 2 PM

Join us for a concert of klezmer music! The KMN Klezmer Trio features Kirsten Lamb on upright bass and vocals, Michael McLaughlin on accordion, and Nat Seelen on clarinet. Lamb, McLaughlin, and Seelen have worked at the forefront of the klezmer genre, performing with Ezekiel’s Wheels Klezmer Band, Klezperanto, Shirim, Naftule’s Dream, Klezwoods, the Klezmer Conservatory Band, and many more ensembles over their careers in music. Generously sponsored by the Library Trustees.

Brookline First Light: LED Winter Cards

Brookline Village

THURSDAY, November 21 from 5-8 PM

Celebrate Brookline First Light with us by making your own light-up LED Winter Cards! Makers of all ages are welcome to drop in any time between 5 and 8 PM to learn about simple and parallel circuits by designing their own greeting card.

Organizations all around Brookline will open their doors to the community for First Light, with activities, music, refreshments, and more. For a map of participating organizations, click here.
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Game Night at the Library

Brookline Village

TUESDAY, November 19 from 6-8 PM

Join us for an evening of board games! Play an old favorite or discover something new. Library staff will be on hand to answer questions and help you find great games to play at the Library or to borrow from our board game collection. This event will focus on games for adults and teens.

Are You Ready for Climate Change?

Climate change slide November
Brookline Village

THURSDAY, November 21 at 1 PM

Want to know more about climate change and how you can help? Join us as State Representative Nika Elugardo and Communities Responding to Extreme Weather (CREW) discuss what climate impacts are, how they affect this region, and how to prepare for them.

Sewing 101 for Kids

Brookline Village

THURSDAY, November 21 at 3:30 PM

Come and learn the basics of sewing, from threading a needle to hand sewing a small pillow! Check out our sewing machines and brainstorm some future projects! For children ages 7-11.

Knitting Circle

Coolidge Corner

THURSDAY, November 21 at 6 PM

Starting a new project? Have a question about 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.
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lion king
WEDNESDAY, November 20

1:30 PM

More about Midday Movies


Coolidge Corner
THURSDAY, November 21

1 PM refreshments
1:30 PM film

More about Movie Matinee
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Holiday Book Sale!

The Friends of the Brookline Public Library kick off their annual Holiday Sale Saturday, November 30 on the first floor of the Brookline Village Library. The sale will continue as long as special items last. The Friends have been collecting unique and beautiful items all year so you can find one-of-a-kind items for family and friends at prices that can't be beat: beautifully bound literature, like-new coffee table books, pristine art books, untouched children's books, and more!
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