Monday, January 6th 2020

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Author Talk: Brigid Kemmerer in conversation with Jodi Picoult

Author Talk Brigid Kemmerer
Coolidge Corner

SATURDAY, January 11 at 2:30 PM

Bestselling author Brigid Kemmerer will discuss her newest young adult novel – A Heart So Fierce and Broken, book two in the Cursebreakers Series – in conversation with Jodi Picoult. Following the discussion, Kemmerer will be available to sign books.
Fans of the Cursebreakers series are welcome to dress in costume. This program is in partnership with the Brookline Booksmith.

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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English Club

English Club Final
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.

Dungeons and Dragons Character Workshop

Brookline Village

FRIDAY, January 10 at 2 PM

Tweens in grades 5-7, try your hand at creating new characters for D&D. If you’re new to the game, come learn the mechanics of character creation. If you’re a seasoned veteran, come talk to others about D&D and create something brand new. Character sheets and manuals provided, but you’re welcome to bring your own. Regular D&D game sessions will begin Friday, January 24.

Introduction to 3D Printing!

Coolidge Corner

FRIDAY, January 10 at 2:30 and 3:30 PM

Learn how to use Tinkercad to create your own 3D printed item! For children ages 8 and up. Register for either a 2:30 or 3:30 PM session here. Attendees must create a free account on the Tinkercad website before attending the program.
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WEDNESDAY, January 8

1:30 PM

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Coolidge Corner
THURSDAY, January 9

1 PM refreshments
1:30 PM film

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