Tuesday, November 27th 2018

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

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Coolidge Corner Grand Re-Opening

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Coolidge Corner

SUNDAY, December 2 from 3-5 PM

We are excited to announce the re-opening of the newly renovated Coolidge Corner Library! Join us for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sunday, December 2. We will begin normal hours of operation on Monday, December 3.

Friends of the Brookline Public Library Holiday Book Sale

Brookline Village

Starting SATURDAY, December 1

It's that time of year again! The Friends of the Brookline Public Library will kick off their annual Holiday Book Sale at the Brookline Village Library. The sale will continue as long as special items last.
The Friends have been collecting unique and beautiful items all year so that you can find one-of-a-kind gifts for family and friends at prices that can't be beat: Beautifully bound literature, coffee table books, pristine art books, untouched kids' books. Come shop for treasures you won't find anywhere else... and get something special for yourself!
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Matt Heaton: Music for Children and Families

Brookline Village

WEDNESDAY, November 28 at 11 AM

Matt Heaton’s songs are a mix of rockabilly, surf, American roots, and Irish traditional music, delivered with a wry sense of humor and a sincere sense of fun. Whether you call it children’s music, family music, kindie, or toddlerbilly it’s sure to please listeners of all ages!

Generously sponsored by the Brookline Library Foundation.

Geek Out Group

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Brookline Village

WEDNESDAY, November 28 at 7 PM

The Geek Out Group is a space for adults to celebrate and bond over their enthusiasm for books, movies, TV shows, comics, games, and more. Come share what you’re geeking out about and get to know fellow fans over discussions, crafts, and games. Snacks will be provided.

Generously sponsored by the Friends of the Brookline Public Library.

Sock Monkey Circus

Brookline Village

TUESDAY, December 4 at 10:30 AM

Sock Monkey Circus is a full circus performed in miniature! This performance features the magical talents of the host Funny Honey and her clever monkeys, who are trained to juggle, dance, and swing on a flying trapeze! Ages 3 and up welcome.

Generously sponsored by the Brookline Library Foundation.

Tween DIY: Finger Knit a Beanie Hat!

Brookline Village

TUESDAY, December 4 at 4 PM

Prepare for the winter chill and finger knit your own stylish winter hat! Grades 5 – 7 welcome.

Gentle Yoga at the Library

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Brookline Village

TUESDAY, December 4 at 6:30 PM

De-stress from the holiday season with this calming and restorative yoga class led by Down Under School of Yoga’s Larisa Miller. For one hour, we will enjoy the benefits of gentle movement, passive and supportive poses, and focused breathing. Please bring your own yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing.
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WEDNESDAY, November 28

1:30 PM

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Brookline Village
THURSDAY, November 29

1 PM refreshments
1:30 PM film

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Staff Favorites from 2018

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The year is winding down, so Library staff is sharing some of our favorites from 2018. Here is some of the nonfiction we loved this year:
All You Can Ever Know, by Nicole Chung - Anne's pick
Barracoon: The Story of the Last "Black Cargo," by Zora Neale Hurston - Shayane's pick
The Library Book, by Susan Orlean - Becca's pick
North: Finding My Way While Running the Appalachian Trail, by Scott Jurek - Cailey's pick
I'll Be Gone in the Dark, by Michelle McNamara - Bryan's pick
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