Monday, November 25th 2019

Hello reader!

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

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Thanksgiving Hours

Thanksgiving closure 2019
All Public Library of Brookline locations will close at 5 PM on Wednesday, November 27, and remain closed Thursday, November 28, for Thanksgiving. Regular hours will resume Friday, November 29.

Drag Queen Story Hour

Drag Queen Story Hour
Brookline Village

SATURDAY, November 30 at 10:30 AM

Join the fabulous queens from the Boston chapter of Drag Queen Story Hour for a family storytime! Drag Queen Story Hour is a program for children ages 3–8 that raises awareness of gender diversity, promotes self-acceptance, and builds empathy through an enjoyable literary experience. It will be led by local Boston drag queens who will sing songs, read picture books, and engage in a craft activity. For more information on Drag Queen Story Hour, visit their website. Generously sponsored by the Brookline Library Foundation.

Holiday Book Sale!

Brookline Village

SATURDAY, November 30

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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Early Dismissal Movie

How to Train Your Dragon_The Hidden World
Brookline Village

WEDNESDAY, November 27 at 1 PM

Got the early dismissal blues? Join us for a fun afterschool movie--How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. This movie is rated PG and recommended for ages 7 and up.

Sketch & Etch with Us!

Brookline Village

SATURDAY, November 30 at 2 PM

Etch your sketch into a bookmark or a coaster with our Glowforge Laser Cutter! Drop in any time between 2 and 4 PM, doodle a design, then watch it get engraved onto a your choice of a bookmark or a coaster. This event is for all ages.

Learn to Make Soap!

Brookline Village

TUESDAY, December 3 at 7 PM

What does 3D printing have to do with soap making? Find out how 21st century tools can make your age-old hobbies new again at this Ideaspace program! Using our 3D printer and vacuum former, we’ll create custom soap molds, then color, scent, melt, and pour our very own bars of soap to take home at this all ages event!
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toy story 4
WEDNESDAY, November 27

1:30 PM

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Coolidge Corner
THURSDAY, November 28

1 PM refreshments
1:30 PM film

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