Monday, December 14th 2020

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Book Bundles for Teens and Tweens

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MONDAY, December 14 - SATURDAY, December 19

This week only! Get stocked up for December break - you can pick up bundles of tween (grades 5-7) or teen (grades 8-12) books at any library location from December 14 - 19. You can request a bundle at the pickup table, and we will check out five books for you, a combination of graphic novels and print novels. No reservations necessary!

Introduction to Jewish Genealogy

MONDAY, December 21 at 7 PM

The Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston presents a workshop tailored for beginners on the process of researching your family tree. The workshop is an overview of the principal records of genealogical information vital records, immigration records, censuses and where to find them.

Presenter Carol Clingan has been researching her family for almost 30 years and has traced her main lines back to about 1800. She is the chair of research projects at the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston and does research for friends and family as well as for clients.

Join the Zoom meeting here
Zoom Meeting ID: 868 6878 9720
Password: d5EMBR
To join the meeting from a landline, please call 1-929-205-6099. Use the Meeting ID 868 6878 9720 and the passcode 706412
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100 Books Club Meeting

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THURSDAY, December 17 at 4 PM

Are you taking part in one of our 100 Books Challenges? Want book recommendations, or to talk about a fantastic book you just read? Or do you just want to chat with others who are also taking part in the challenge? Join us every month for a casual chat with the teen and tween librarians! Attendance at the monthly meetings is not required for those taking part in the 100 Books challenges. You can come to some, none, or all of the meetings – it’s up to you!

Join the Zoom meeting!
Meeting ID: 849 0017 3641
Passcode: BrZ2ze

Dial by your location
+1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
Meeting ID: 849 0017 3641
Passcode: 456632

Reserve Your January Craft-Along Kit!


THURSDAY, December 17 at 7 PM

We miss making with you! That’s why we’ve created ideaSPACE Craft-Along Kits – complete with everything you need to make an awesome DIY project and an online video workshop hosted by one of your local Brookline librarians, perfect for makers of all ages!

What's in this month's Craft-Along?
Craft-Along Jr. Kits (recommended for ages 5-9, plus a grown-up) come with everything you need to engineer your own Cardboard Monster Jaws!
Craft-Along Kits (recommended for ages 10-110) are packed with all the tools and supplies to make your own Embroidered Pencil Pouch!

Reserve a Craft-Along Kit here starting Thursday, December 17 at 7 PM.

Virtual Cirque Fit Series


WEDNESDAYS, January 6, 13, 20 and 27 at 6:30 PM

Build and maintain strength and mobility at home with Cirque Fit, a class from Esh Circus Arts. Classes will include a thorough warm-up, followed by exercises to build full-body strength, stability, and flexibility – all with a fun circus-inspired flair! No circus experience or special skills required! For more details on this series, visit our website.

To join the Zoom class click here.
Meeting ID: 857 6165 1616
Passcode: 037664
Generously sponsored by the Friends of the Brookline Library.

Children, Tween, & Teen 2020 Book Round Up

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As 2020 comes to a close, we want to know - what were your favorite children's books of the year? Every week from now until January, take a short poll (it takes about 60 seconds!) at and tell us what you think! We'll share the results at the end of January. This week, we want to know what book made you feel the coziest.
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