Tuesday, December 4th 2018

Hello reader!

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

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Delayed Opening Wednesday, December 5

Closure Alert - Delayed Opening

WEDNESDAY, December 5

All Public Library of Brookline locations will open at noon on Wednesday, December 5, due to staff development.

Friends of the Brookline Public Library

Holiday Book Sale

Brookline Village
It's that time of year again! The Friends of the Brookline Public Library Holiday Book Sale is underway 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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Early Dismissal Movie: Despicable Me 3

Brookline Village

THURSDAY, December 6 at 1:30 PM

Got the early dismissal blues? Come to the Library to watch Despicable Me 3! We’ll watch Gru face off against his most formidable nemesis to date: Balthazar Bratt, a former child star who’s grown up to become obsessed with the character he played in the 80s. Rated PG.

Gentle Yoga at the Library

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Brookline Village

THURSDAY, December 6 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, enjoy the benefits of gentle movement, passive and supportive poses, and focused breathing. Please bring your own yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing.

ELL Graphic Novel Club

Brookline Village

WEDNESDAY, December 12 at 7 PM

This club is open to adults learning English. Native speakers and fluent speakers are also welcome. The group reads a variety of graphic novels and graphic memoirs and meets every second Wednesday of the month to discuss them. Snacks are provided. To see this month’s titles, please check our title list here.

Generously sponsored by the Friends of the Brookline Public Library.
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WEDNESDAY, December 5

1:30 PM

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Coolidge Corner
Movie Matinee is on hiatus this December. Join us in January when Movie Matinee returns to the newly renovated Coolidge Corner Library.

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Staff Favorites from 2018

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when katie met cassidy
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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 fiction we loved this year:
Trail of Lightning, by Rebecca Roanhorse - Cailey's pick
Space Opera, by Catherynne M. Valente - Lily's pick
When Katie Met Cassidy, by Camille Perri - Tiffany's pick
Convenience Store Woman, by Sayaka Murata - Krista's pick
A Borrowing of Bones, by Paula Munier - Anne's pick
Transcription, by Kate Atkinson - Karen's pick
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