Tuesday, May 29th 2018

Hello reader!

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

Coolidge Corner Renovation Project

The Coolidge Corner Library will begin a renovation project on June 3, 2018. The Brookline Village and Putterham Libraries will have expanded hours while the Coolidge Corner Library is closed for renovations. Limited library services will also be available at the Sussman House at 50 Pleasant Street during the renovations.

Books in Bloom

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Brookline Village

SATURDAY, June 2, and SUNDAY, June 3

The Public Library of Brookline, together with the Chestnut Hill Garden Club and the Garden Club of Brookline, invites you to step into a colorful and aromatic world of flowers inspired by books. See incredible floral arrangements displayed throughout the Brookline Village Library.
Stop by anytime during regular library hours, grab a map, and see all the beautiful designs brought to life by the creativity of our local garden clubs and library staff.

Friends Annual Meeting: Leading Women

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Brookline Village

Tuesday, June 5

Join us for the annual meeting of the Friends of the Brookline Public Library as we host Susan Quinn, author of the bestselling memoir Eleanor and Hick. Quinn, our own leading woman, will talk about her experiences growing up as a child from an Ohio mill town into an adult with a varied and accomplished career as a biographer, journalist, investigative reporter, and actress.
Short business meeting at 6:30 PM.
Author talk begins at 7 PM.
Refreshments will be served.
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Author Visit! David Arnold and Katie Cotugno

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Coolidge Corner

THURSDAY, May 31 at 6:30 PM

Two fabulous YA authors in conversation! David Arnold will discuss his new novel, The Strange Fascinations of Noah Hypnotik. When Noah is hypnotized, countless small things in the world around him seem to change. A stunning, surrealist story about how we both hurt one another and save one another.
In 9 Days & 9 Nights, the sequel to Katie Cotugno’s 99 Days, Molly has just said I love you to her new boyfriend, Ian, and they are off on a romantic European vacation together, starting with scenic London. But there on a tube platform, the past catches up to her in the form of Gabe, her ex, traveling on his own parallel vacation with new girlfriend Sadie.
This event is in partnership with the Brookline Booksmith.

Author Visit: Rescue and Jessica

Brookline Village

MONDAY, June 4 at 10:30 AM and 12:40 PM

Come meet authors Jessica Kensky, Patrick Downes, and Rescue the dog and hear about their new book Rescue and Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship! Based on a real-life partnership, this heartening story of the love and teamwork between a girl and her service dog will illuminate and inspire.
This event is in partnership with the Brookline Booksmith.

Teen Writing Workshop

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Brookline Village

MONDAY, June 4 at 7 PM

Join creative writing workshop leader Robert Uttaro to stretch your creative writing imagination. Every Monday for the month of June he will provide teen writers the mental space, resources, and advice to get their writing flowing. Open to teens in grades 7 through 12. Each session will meet at 7 PM in the Commons on the ground floor.

Belles and Brujas Author Tour

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Brookline Village

TUESDAY, June 5 at 7 PM

Join four young adult authors for a fantastic panel discussion! Featuring authors Dhonielle Clayton (THE BELLES), Zoraida Cordova (BRUJA BORN), Julie Dao (FOREST OF A THOUSAND LANTERNS), and Sasha Alsberg (ZENITH).
This event is in partnership with the Brookline Booksmith.

Personal Comics Workshop

Brookline Village

THURSDAY, June 7 at 3:30 PM

Receive an introduction to comics-making from concept to inking from author/illustrator Jonathan Todd. Jonathan will share with you his experience in drawing comics about personal experiences and thoughts, how to break down a scene, lettering, inking, penciling, and more!
*For ages 10–18*

Tee Off at the Library

Tee Off 2018
Brookline Village


Join us for a day of mini-golf, snacks, refreshments, and superheroes!

Families and all ages: noon-4 PM

Adults 21+: 6-9 PM

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1:30 PM
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Coolidge Corner

Refreshments 1 PM
Screening 1:30-4 PM
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