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Monday, January 4th 2021

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Staff Favorites from 2020

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We are celebrating the great books, comics, movies, shows, and games that came out in 2020. This was a difficult year, to say the least, and we are thankful for the art that provided escape and enrichment. Check out our compilation of 2020 titles that librarians loved. We have recommendations for adults, teens, tweens, and kids in all different genres, from bestsellers to hidden gems.

Check out our recommendations!

New Times for Storytime

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Storytime is back, with new dates and times! Starting this week, virtual storytimes will be run on Tuesdays at 3:30 PM, live-streamed to Facebook, and on Saturdays at 10:30 AM, exclusively on Zoom. Visit our events calendar for more information about the Tuesday storytimes here, and the Saturday storytimes here!
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UPCOMING EVENTS

Virtual Cirque Fit Series

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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.

Reserve Your Teen Stress Less Kit

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THURSDAY, January 7 at 7 PM

We know that you all miss being able to hang out and relax in the library. That's why we've created Teen Stress Less Kits – complete with everything you need to take a break from screens, complete a relaxing project, and have fun. You can reserve your January kit here starting Thursday, January 7 at 7 PM. The Stress Less Kits are for teens in grades 8-12 only.

Virtual Midday Monday Mystery Book Club

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MONDAY, January 11 at 12:30 PM

Join us the second Monday of the month from 12:30-1:30 PM. Our January book is Whose Body? by Dorothy Sayers.

Join the Zoom meeting here.
Zoom Meeting ID: 836 9204 1477
Password: jnec84
To join the meeting using a landline, please call (929) 205-6099. Enter the meeting ID 836 9204 1477 and the passcode 103968.
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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 through the month of January, take a short poll (it takes about 60 seconds!) at brklib.com/bookvotes and tell us what you think. We'll share the results at the end of January. This week, we're focusing on thrill seekers, action packed books filled with suspense and adventure!
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