Monday, December 9th 2019

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

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Sketch & Etch with Us!

Brookline Village

SATURDAY, December 14, 11 AM - 12:30 PM

Etch your sketch into a bookmark or a coaster with our Glowforge Laser Cutter! Drop in any time between 11 AM and 12:30 PM, doodle a design, then watch it get engraved onto your choice of a bookmark or a coaster. This event is for all ages.

Create Your Own Magic Wand

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Brookline Village

MONDAY, December 16 at 7 PM

Create your own decorative wand to keep or gift to you favorite witch or wizard! Materials and instructions will be provided. Open to adults and high school age teens. Generously sponsored by the Library Trustees.

Display Your Art at the Coolidge Corner Library

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The Coolidge Corner Library is seeking art to display! Original artwork or collections can be displayed for one month in a locked glass display case measuring 28" wide, 58" long, and 8" high. Please email Brita at with contact information and a brief description of your proposed display. Brookline residents only, please.
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Early Dismissal Movie: Moana

Brookline Village

WEDNESDAY, December 11 at 1 PM

Got the early dismissal blues? Join us for a fun afterschool movie--Moana! Moana is rated PG and is recommended for kids 8 and older.

Gentle Yoga with Keith Beasley

Coolidge Corner

FRIDAY, December 13 at 1 PM

Gentle Chair Yoga is back at the Coolidge Corner Library by popular demand! We're pleased to offer classes at 1 PM on Fridays all winter and spring. Gentle Chair Yoga will also continue at the Putterham Library Fridays at 10:30 AM.

Gentle yoga is designed for those seeking to increase strength and flexibility through gentle movements which may be done from a sitting or standing position. All sessions are drop-in. Generously sponsored by the Friends of the Brookline Public Library.

Mini Loom Weaving

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Brookline Village

MONDAY, December 16 at 3 PM

Learn the basics of weaving by making your own tiny tapestry on our laser-cut looms! All ages welcome – we’ll also have paper weaving for our younger makers!

Author Talk: Maxim D. Shrayer

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Coolidge Corner

TUESDAY, December 17 at 7 PM

Join us for an author talk as Maxim D. Shrayer discusses his new book, A Russian Immigrant. Told both linearly and non-linearly, with elements of suspense, mystery and crime, these three interconnected novellas gradually reveal many layers of the characters’ Russian, Jewish, and Soviet identities.

Maxim D. Shrayer, a translingual author, scholar, and translator, is Professor of Russian, English, and Jewish Studies at Boston College and Director of the Project on Russian and Eurasian Jewry at Harvard’s Davis Center.
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WEDNESDAY, December 11

1:30 PM

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Coolidge Corner
THURSDAY, December 12

1 PM refreshments
1:30 PM film

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