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Tuesday, January 30th 2018

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Read on for what's happening at the library this week.
  • Join us in February to celebrate Black History Month with film screenings at all three locations
  • Learn why Frederick Douglass was the most photographed American of the nineteenth century from author John Stauffer
  • Join us for Citizen Read, a project of ArtsEmerson and the American Repertory Theater. Participants will read Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankin and come together for a facilitated discussion on race and identity.
  • Celebrate the Lunar New Year with us at our Coolidge Corner Location, including a Lion Dance and Kung Fu demonstration on February 11
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  • Our first Brookline Eats! special event is February 6: a visit from Breadboard Bakery's Daisy Chow.
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Citizen Read

Citizen
Brookline Village
MONDAY
February 12 at 6:30 PM
Join us for Citizen Read, a project of ArtsEmerson and the American Repertory Theater. Participants will read Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankin and come together for a facilitated discussion on race and identity. Registration is required, and participants must read Citizen: An American Lyric before the discussion. Copies of the book can be borrowed from the library, and the audiobook is instantly available on Hoopla.
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Black History Month Film Series

In honor of Black History Month, the Public Library of Brookline is screening a special month-long film series.
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Brookline Village
Thursdays at 6 PM
Join us in Brookline Village every Thursday in February at 6 PM to celebrate Black history and culture. Snacks and hot cocoa will be provided.
Our regular weekly film series, Midday Movies at Putterham and Movie Matinee at Coolidge Corner, will also be featuring films that celebrate Black history during February.
Putterham
MIDDAY MOVIES
Wednesdays at 1 PM
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Coolidge Corner
MOVIE MATINEE
Thursdays at 1 PM
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Keep an eye out for displays and recommended lists celebrating Black history at each location.
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UPCOMING EVENTS

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THIS WEEK'S MOVIES

Midday Movies

Putterham
GroundhogDay
WEDNESDAY JANUARY 31
1:30-4 PM
More about Midday Movies

Movie Matinee

Coolidge Corner
Color Purple
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 1
Refreshments 1 PM
Screening 1:30-4 PM
More about Movie Matinee
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STAFF PICKS

National Croissant Day

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Today is National Croissant Day, so we polled the staff to gather together a list of their favorite recommended titles relating to croissants, baking, and delicious French delights.
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MEET THE STAFF

Library Assistant at Brookline Village Hayley Robertson

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First literary crush (author or character): Michael Moscowitz from The Princess Diaries.
Last song you listened to: Townie - Mitski.
Hogwarts House: Ravenclaw.
Name a word that starts with the letter Q: Quiddler (the best spelling game).
Movie or TV show you always watch when it comes on screen, no matter what: One Tree Hill.
If you could travel back in time, what period would you go to? 1969.
Cake or pie? Can I say donuts instead?
Big dogs or small dogs? The biggest dogs.
Hardcover or paperback? Trade paperback.
Fictional world or game you'd most like to visit? Harry Potter.
What book would you most like to see turned into a top-notch film or miniseries? Any Tana French book.
Favorite fictional librarian? Rupert Giles.
Favorite fictional detective? Veronica Mars!
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CHILDREN'S WINTER PROGRAMS

Brookline Village
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)
Grab Bag Craft
Thursdays at 3 PM
Age: 5 and up
Friday Flicks (Drop In)
Fridays at 10:30 am
Age: 2 years and older. Parents and caregivers are also welcome.
Saturday Six to Eights
Saturdays at 2:30 PM
Age: 6-8 years old
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
Age: 0-5
PlaySpace
Wednesdays at 11:15 AM
Fridays at 10 AM
Age: 2-5 years old
Sing Along, Dance and Play
Saturdays at 10:30 AM
January 6 and February 3
Age: 0-5
Putterham
Toddlery Storytime
Tuesdays at 10:30 AM
Age: 2-3 year-olds
Preschool Storytime
Tuesdays at 3:30 PM
Age: 3-6 year-olds
Sing and Dance with Martha Leader
Fridays at 10:30 AM
Visit the Children's Department online.

UPCOMING 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.

A Taste of Poetry

Brookline Village
THURSDAY FEB 1
Poet: Tracy K. Smith
Noon-1:30 PM
Open to adults.
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Brookline Village

Brookline Village
MONDAY FEB 5
7-8:30 PM
Open to adults.
Barkskins

Mid-day Mystery

Coolidge Corner
MONDAY FEB 12
12:30-1:30 PM
Open to adults.
IllWill

Afternoon

Brookline Village
MONDAY FEB 12
2:15-1:30 PM
Open to adults.

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Shelf Respect

Brookline Village
WEDNESDAY FEB 14
7 PM
Open to teens and adults.
WhentheMoonWasOur

Read and Meet

Coolidge Corner
THURSDAY FEB 15
7 PM
Open to adults.

Quiet

Mystery

Brookline Village
TUESDAY FEB 20
Noon-1 PM
Open to adults.
CuckoosCalling

And the Award Goes To...

Coolidge Corner
WEDNESDAY FEB 21
2-3 PM
Open to adults.
SabbathsTheater

Putterham

Putterham
MONDAY FEB 26
2-3:30 PM
Open to adults.
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