Monday, December 2nd 2019

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

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Gentle Mat Yoga

Gentle Mat Yoga Dec 2019
Brookline Village
WEDNESDAY, December 4; FRIDAY, December 6; Monday, December 9 at 3 PM
De-stress this holiday season with our calming and restorative yoga series. For one hour, enjoy the benefits of gentle movement, passive and supportive poses, and focused breathing. Please bring your own yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing. Drop in to any one session or attend all three. This series is in partnership with Down Under School of Yoga.

Delayed Opening for Staff Development

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THURSDAY, December 5

Due to staff development, all Public Library of Brookline locations will open at noon on Thursday, December 5.

Census Job Fairs

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Brookline Village
THURSDAYS in December, 4-9 PM
Coolidge Corner
SUNDAYS in December 1-5 PM
The United States Census takes place next year. To conduct the census, the Census Bureau hires thousands of workers for jobs in their communities. Come learn about job opportunities with the United States Census 2020. Staff from the Norfolk County Census Office will be on hand to answer questions and walk you through the application process. You can learn more about Census jobs at
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Classical Music for Tots

Coolidge Corner

TUESDAY, December 3 at 4:30 PM

Graduate woodwind students in Boston University’s College of Fine Arts present a program of narrative woodwind quintet music for children. Sergei Prokofiev’s famous “Peter and the Wolf” will be paired with Luciano Berio’s “Opus Number Zoo.” Recommended for ages 3 and older.

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 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!

Make a 2D Video Game!

Brookline Village

TUESDAY, December 10 at 3 PM

Join us for a free workshop to get a taste of 2D video game design! Kids love playing video games, but they have even more fun playing games they and their friends design! This workshop encompasses storytelling, pixel art, and object-oriented programming, all through a user-friendly, 2D game design platform. Registration is required. Please register through Eventbrite here.

Limited to tweens in grades 5-7 only. This workshop is offered in conjunction with Empow Studios.

Tinker Thursday: Cross Stitch Portraits

Brookline Village

THURSDAY, December 12 at 3 PM

Teens in grades 8-12, join us to learn how to learn sewing and embroidery to create something new. Learn the basic skills of counted cross stitch to create your very own self-portrait, 8-bit style. All supplies will be provided. Limited to 12 participants, first come first served.
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WEDNESDAY, December 4

1:30 PM

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Coolidge Corner
THURSDAY, December 5

1 PM refreshments
1:30 PM film

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