Monday, October 24th 2022

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An Evening With Boston Ghosts:

Stories of Haunted History in Boston & Salem

202209Haunted History
Brookline Village Library

TUESDAY, October 25 at 7 PM

This Halloween season, join us at the Library as we partner with Boston Ghosts for a night of creepy storytelling and local haunted history. Tour guide Jarrod will be giving a presentation to explore the macabre tales of Boston and Salem from centuries and decades past. All accounts given are researched and up-to-date to ensure you have the best, most chilling experience possible. Lovers of history, the paranormal, or simply those interested in discovering the darker side of New England are encouraged to attend! Due to the content, this program is open to adults and teens only.

This event is generously sponsored by the Library Trustees.

Pumpkin Pie Madeleines — Bake with Chef Melissa


THURSDAY, October 27 at 7 PM

Join us for a fun baking workshop with Chef Melissa! In this live virtual class, Chef Melissa will guide you through every step of baking some delicious Pumpkin Pie Madeleines. Sit back and watch Chef Melissa demonstrate, or roll up your sleeves to bake with her, the choice is yours!

Click here for sign-ups and a list of ingredients!

This event is generously sponsored by the Library Trustees.

An Evening with Ben Mezrich Event Recording

Couldn't make it to our Evening with Ben Mezrich program? You can now watch a recording of the event, courtesy of the Brookline Interactive Group.

Watch the recording here!

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Self-Defense & Energy

With The Boston School of Boabom

Boabom Self Defense Program 2022
Brookline Village Library

SATURDAY, October 29 at 1:30 PM

Join us at the Library as we partner with The Boston School of Boabom to learn basic self defense techniques in a fun, positive class. Based in Boabom, a Tibetan system of self-defense, relaxation, and meditation, this class will teach you a variety of simple but effective ways to remain calm in a tense situation and defend yourself should you need to. We will also learn some fundamental breathing and stretching, along with techniques to evade, escape, and defend ourselves. Partner practice will be an optional part of the class. All are welcome!

This event is generously sponsored by the Library Trustees.

Trick Or Treat at the Library

Trick or Treat!

MONDAY, October 31

Come visit us on Halloween to get a treat (while supplies last)! Open to all ages, costumes encouraged.

At Brookline Village: Stop by the Children’s Room Desk for a treat anytime from 10 AM - 9 PM. Teens, stop by the Teen Room to get a creepy (or creepy cute!) temporary tattoo of your choice and grab a vinyl sticker for a treat. Time permitting, teens may design their own temporary tattoo.

At Coolidge Corner: Stop by the Children’s Room Desk for a treat anytime from 10 AM - 6 PM.

At Putterham: Stop by the main service desk for a treat anytime from 10 AM - 9 PM.

Teen D&D at the Library

D&DIY - Social Media (1)
Brookline Village Library

THURSDAY, November 3 at 6:30 PM

D&D is now starting for teens! Meet in the Brookline Village Library Tween room.

This program is for new and seasoned players alike. Join us on the hunt for treasure as we play through the Waterdeep: Dragon Heist campaign. For the first session on November 3, the Dungeon Master will walk through character creation and the basic rules of the game. Limit to 10 participants per session. For teens in grades 8-12 only. This session is in person but Eventbrite registration is still required!

Sign up through Eventbrite here!

This event is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Brookline Public Library.

Ezekiel’s Wheels Klezmer Concert

CC Klezmer Concert Digital Slide Nov 2022
Coolidge Corner Library

THURSDAY, November 3 at 7 PM

Join Kirsten, Nat, and Pete from Ezekiel’s Wheels Klezmer Band for an evening of klezmer music and Yiddish song! Dancing and singing along are both welcome.

This event is generously sponsored by the Library Trustees.

On Display at the Library

Brookline Village Library
Check out the collections on display in the Children’s Room! In our flat case, Oskie shares his Pokémon collection which includes cards, figurines, and drawings. Oskie is in the first grade and goes to Runkle School. In our wall case, Bella shares her LEGO sculptures and other miniature creations, including Barbie’s shirt and pants! Bella is in the third grade and goes to Lincoln School. On display through October 31.
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Each week the Library holds many regularly occurring programs for adults and kids of all ages. Check out what's happening this week – and click on the links for more information and sign-ups!

For a listing of book group and movie screening titles, please visit our website.
For Adults:
  • Caffe Italiano at Coolidge Corner - Caffe Italiano will not meet this week, but it will be back next Wednesday!
  • Movie Matinee at Coolidge Corner - Thursday, October 27 at 1:15 PM - Screening this week: Where the Crawdads Sing
  • English Club at Brookline Village - Friday, October 28 at 10:30 AM
  • Hybrid Gentle Chair Yoga at Putterham - Friday, October 28 at 10:30 AM
For Tweens:
For Kids:
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