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Tuesday, November 28th 2017

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Read on for what's happening at the library this week.
  • Check out our new Hebrew Story Time at Coolidge Corner today at 3:30 PM.
  • Join us Sunday for Mirela Kulovic's opening reception for her painting exhibit "Lands."
  • Save the date for our Telescope launch party in Brookline Village on Monday December 11.
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PLEASE NOTE

All Public Library of Brookline locations will open at noon instead of 10 AM on Tuesday, December 5, for staff development.
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FROM THE FRIENDS

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It's that time of year for the Friends of the Library Used Book Sale!
The Friends holiday sale is ongoing on the first floor at the Brookline Village Library.
You never know exactly what you'll find, but you're sure to find the perfect gift. There will be children’s books and sets; games; a variety of unique and pristine coffee table books; beautiful Franklin Mint, Heritage Press, and other collectible books; and some fantastic, vintage, one-of-a-kind books.
So come in early and often and stock up on holiday gifts for as long as the supply lasts. You can't beat the prices, and you'll be supporting the Friends of the Library.
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UPCOMING EVENTS

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THIS WEEK'S MOVIES

Midday Movies

Putterham
BigSick
WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 29
1:30-4 PM
More about Midday Movies

Movie Matinee

Coolidge Corner
Promise
THURSDAY NOVEMBER 30
Refreshments 1 PM
Screening 1:30-4 PM
More about Movie Matinee
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MEET THE STAFF

Reference Librarian at Brookline Village Roy MacKenzie

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First literary crush (author or character): Leslie from Bridge to Terabithia; I think I was in fourth grade when we read it, and I had such a crush on her character, which made it a very difficult book to read.
Last song you listened to: "Wooden Heart" by the Features. (It's criminal that they're not more well known).
Hogwarts House: Ravenclaw for life.
Name a word that starts with the letter Q: Qwerty.
Movie or TV show you always watch when it comes on screen, no matter what: Legend - it's not the *best* movie, but Tim Curry as the devil is just so incredible (and the practical effects are amazing) that I can't bear to turn it off.
If you could travel back in time, what period would you go to? I'd like to visit the roaring 20s just briefly, but I'd hate to get stuck in the past.
Cake or pie? I actually don't like cake or pie very much. The only real exception is cheesecake. I love cheesecake but maintain that it's really more of a pie than cake.
Big dogs or small dogs? Big.
Hardcover or paperback? Hardcover (unless it's an older paperback with amazing cover art from the 30s-70s.)
Fictional world or game you'd most like to visit? Discworld or the Avatar world.
What book would you most like to see turned into a top-notch film or miniseries? Neuromancer.
Favorite fictional librarian? I can't pick just one, it's a tie between Batgirl and the Orangutan in Discworld.
Favorite fictional detective? Philip Marlowe.
Favorite Jane Austen character? Mr. Bennet from Pride and Prejudice.
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CELEBRATE FIRST LIGHT: FAMILY STORY WALK

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Brookline Village
November 21-November 30
Take a look at the windows outside Chobee Hoy Associates at 18 Harvard St and experience the classic story Corduroy by Don Freeman. This exhibit will be there from November 21st through November 30th.

HEBREW STORY TIME

Coolidge Corner
TUESDAY November 28, 3:30 PM
Announcing our new Hebrew Story Time at the Coolidge Corner Library! Join us for stories, songs, and crafts all in Hebrew for children ages 0-5 and their families. Hebrew Story Time is happening on Tuesday, November 28 at 3:30pm in the Coolidge Corner Library Meeting Room. This is a monthly event, so if you can't make it this time, we invite you to attend next month on Tuesday, December 12th.

VIDEO GAME DESIGN WORKSHOP

Brookline Village
THURSDAY December 14, 3:00 PM
Go from gamer to designer with this one-time workshop from Empow Studios.
Kids love playing video games, but they have even more fun playing games they and their friends design! Video Game Design encompasses storytelling, pixel art, and object-oriented programming, all through a user-friendly, 2D game design platform.
Register on the event listing. Children in grades 3-6 welcome.

CHILDREN'S FALL PROGRAMS

Brookline Village
Countdown to Kindergarten
Last Monday of the month at 10:30 AM
Age: 4 years old (get ticket at desk)
Terrific Twos (And Threes!)
Tuesdays at 10:30 AM
Age: 2 years old
Mother Goose on the Loose
Wednesdays at 10:30 AM
Age: 13 to 23 month-olds (get ticket at desk)
Stories and Crafts (Drop In)
Wednesdays at 3:30 PM
Age: 3-5 years old
Stories and Crafts (Drop In)
Thursdays at 10:30 AM
Age: 2-3 years old (get ticket at desk)
Saturday Six to Eights
Saturdays at 2:30 PM
Age: 6-8 years old
Friday Flicks (Drop In)
Fridays at 10:30 am
Age: 2 years and older. Parents and caregivers are also welcome.
Coolidge Corner
Come Play With Us
Mondays at 10:15 AM
Age: Infants-12 month-olds
Mother Goose
Tuesdays at 10:15 AM
Age: 1-2 years-old
Sing Along, Dance and Play
Wednesdays at 10:15 AM
All Ages
Putterham
Stories and Crafts
Tuesdays at 10:30 AM
Age: 2-3 year-olds
Step Into Story Time
Tuesdays at 3:30 PM
Age: 3-5 year-olds
Visit the Children's Department online.
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NEXT MONTH'S BOOK SELECTIONS

All of our book clubs are drop in. If you'd like to join us, you may pick up the next title at the Circulation Desk of the hosting library and attend the next meeting ready to discuss.
More about each book club.

Brookline Village

Brookline Village
MONDAY DEC 4
7-8:30 PM
Open to adults.
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Shelf Respect

Brookline Village
WEDNESDAY DEC 6
7 PM
Open to teens and adults.
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A Taste of Poetry

Brookline Village
THURSDAY DEC 7
Poet: Jorie Graham
Noon-1:30 PM
Open to adults.
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Putterham

Putterham
MONDAY DEC 18
2-3:30 PM
Open to adults.
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Mystery

Brookline Village
TUESDAY DEC 19
Noon-1 PM
Open to adults.
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Read and Meet

Coolidge Corner
THURSDAY DEC 21
7 PM
Open to adults.
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