Monday, December 23rd 2019

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

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Library Closed December 25

Christmas 2019 closure
All Public Library of Brookline locations will close at 3 PM on Tuesday, December 24 and remain closed Wednesday, December 25 for Christmas Day. Regular hours will resume Thursday, December 26.

Introducing Automatic Renewals

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The Minuteman Library Network, including the Public Library of Brookline, is proud to introduce automatic renewals! Starting January 1, all eligible items will renew automatically 2 days before they are due.

Items will not renew if there is a hold for another patron or if the item has reached its maximum number of renewals. Look for a “Due Date Reminder” email that will tell you if your items renewed. You can also check your account online or by calling the Library at 617-730-2370.
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STEAM Storytime: Creativity!

Brookline Village

SATURDAY, December 28 at 2 PM

Come join us for a fun and creative storytime with a special activity! Ages 5-8 welcome. This program has a maximum of 18 children and tickets are required. Tickets will be given out at the Children’s Room Desk starting at 1:30 PM. Please arrive early to get a ticket.

English Club

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Brookline Village

FRIDAYS, starting January 10, at 10:30 AM

Come practice English at the Library! This drop-in program is open to adult English language learners of all levels. We will play games, learn about Library resources, read poetry, and explore the mysteries of the English language as a group. The English Club meets every Friday, starting January 10, in the Brookline Village Commons.

Art in Bloom

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Brookline Village

SATURDAY, January 11 at 2 PM

Create your own art-inspired flower arrangements at Art in Bloom! Photographer Kira Seamon will guide participants in creating flower arrangements inspired by artwork. All materials will be provided.

Registration is required for this program. Please visit the Brookline Village Reference Desk or call 617-730-2370 to register for Art in Bloom.

Play Reading Book Club: Detroit Red

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Brookline Village

Begins TUESDAY, January 21 at 5:30 PM

The ArtsEmerson Play Reading Book Club is a dynamic theatre literacy and community education program that provides unique and radical access to scripts, artists, and conversations within the theatre. Deepen and expand your experience as a theater-goer through stimulating conversations and behind the scenes access to the world premiere of Detroit Red by Will Power.

Over the course of three weeks the group will read, discuss, and see this thought-provoking play which uplifts Malcolm X’s under-examined, life-shaping experiences as a young man who called Boston home. Registration is required. To sign up, visit the ArtsEmerson website or call 617-824-8400. Generously sponsored by the Friends of the Brookline Public Library.
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WEDNESDAY, December 25

1:30 PM

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Coolidge Corner
THURSDAY, December 26

1 PM refreshments
1:30 PM film

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