Monday, March 8th 2021

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

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Digital Special Collections

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We are delighted to announce that more newspaper titles have been added to our online collection. You can now explore fully searchable digitized editions of The Brookline Press (1903-1913), The Brookline Townsman (1913-1919), The Suburban (1899-1901), Brookline News (1886-1888), The Brookline Tribune (1932), The Brookline Journal News (1932), The Brookline News (1931-1932), and The Brookline Independent (1873).

Want to learn more about Brookline history? Check out our Local History page and our digitized collections on Digital Commonwealth.
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Genealogy Series: Organizing Your Research

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WEDNESDAY, March 10 at 3 PM

Genealogy research generates names, dates, relationships, and many other types of data. What are the best ways to organize all that information? Jessie Klein and Jay Sage from the Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Boston will present strategies for keeping track of your research, both on paper and on a computer, so you can focus on the joy of discovery.

To register, please click here!
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

This workshop is part one of a series. The others are Navigating Online Resources on April 14 and Personal Digital Archiving on May 12. Attend one, two, or all three!

Telehealth Today and Tomorrow

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TUESDAY, March 16 at 3 PM

Telehealth has transformed and expanded rapidly in the past year. How is the medical field adjusting to these changes—and preparing for more? Join panelists from the MGH Center for Telehealth and the Simmons School of Nursing for this discussion of trends and innovations in telehealth. Bring your questions!

To register, please click here.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Storytime at the Library

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Looking for storytimes? We've got you covered! We are now offering three different storytime programs: Storytime on Facebook Live, Storytime on Zoom, and Storytime at Home. Please visit our website to register and to find out more!

100 Books Challenge

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Big congratulations to sixth grade sisters Lilac and Isabella Nguyen, who are the first middle schoolers to complete the 100 Books Before High School Challenge! The 100 Books Before High School Challenge is open to all students in grades 6-8, and prizes include books, fun school supplies, and the opportunity to choose a new book to be added to the library's collection! High school students, we have a 100 Books Before Graduation Challenge too. More information here!

Find Your One True Book

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Valentine's Day has come and gone, but we know some of you still might be looking for that special someone. By that, we mean your One True Book (or OTB)! Our expert matchmaking librarians are here to help, with recommendations for adults, teens, tweens, and kids. Take our fun quiz and find your One True Book!

Find Your One True Book

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