Monday, January 23rd 2023

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Keep This, Toss That:

How to Clear Clutter for 2023 with Jamie Novak

Keep This Toss That Winter 2022

MONDAY, January 30 at 7 PM

Join us virtually over Zoom for a special new year event, brought to you by the Library in partnership with bestselling author and organizing humorist Jamie Novak! If you can’t open your drawers, if clutter topples out of closets, and paperwork covers your tabletops, then log on for decluttering tips with a humorous twist! Join Jamie Novak as she shares her approach for what to do with all the stuff – without getting overwhelmed.

Sign up for Keep This, Toss That here!

This event is generously sponsored by the Library Trustees.

Matt Heaton – Family Singalong

Brookline Village Library

THURSDAY, January 26 at 10:30 AM

Join special performer Matt Heaton for an interactive singalong! This program is for families and kids of all ages but may be most appealing to kids ages 0-5. We can’t wait to sing along with you! This program will be in Hunneman Hall. Tickets will be required for this program - pick up a free ticket at the Children’s Desk beginning at 10 AM.

This event is generously sponsored by the Brookline Library Foundation.

Program Recording: This Is What It Sounds Like:

The Music of Listening with Susan Rogers, PhD

Couldn't make Susan Rogers's talk last week? Not to worry - the recording is now available online, so you can watch it whenever you like.

Click here to watch the recording!

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Tween Hangout and Taste Test

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Coolidge Corner Library

FRIDAY, January 27 at 2 PM

Tweens, join us in the Coolidge Corner program room for a variety of fun activities each Friday! This week, we’ll be taste-testing hot sauce. Join us as we search for the hottest, most delicious salsa and face off against each other in a trivia challenge!

This event is generously sponsored by the Brookline Library Foundation.

The 86th Village: An Evening with Sena Desai Gopal

FINAL Sena Gopal Digital Slide Feb 23
Coolidge Corner Library

THURSDAY, February 2 at 7 PM

Sena Desai Gopal is the author of the novel The 86th Village and a journalist specializing in science and medicine, food, and travel. Her work has been published in The Boston Globe, The Atlantic, Modern Farmer, and The Times of India, among others. In this talk, she will address the growing problem, often referred to as “Managed Retreat,” of how to resettle people displaced by floods, fires, droughts, and more. Governments around the world are struggling to find the means to help victims of natural and manmade catastrophes, and falling short because they do not have the money or the know-how. The talk will be informed by the author’s experience growing up in Yadahalli, a village in Southern India that will one day drown in the backwaters of one of India’s biggest, most ambitious dams, The Upper Krishna Project.

Identity Theft and Fraud Prevention with the

Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation

Identity Theft & Fraud Prevention Feb 2023
Brookline Village Library

TUESDAY, February 7 at 7 PM

Scammers target everyone. Do you know how to keep your identity safe? Join the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation at the Brookline Village Library to learn essential information to stay steps ahead of fraudsters and to get informed about the latest scams.

The Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation protects and empowers consumers through advocacy and education, and ensures a fair playing field for the Massachusetts businesses its agencies regulate. For more information, visit their website here!
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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!

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