Tuesday, October 16th 2018

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Author Talk: Vera Brosgol

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Brookline Village

FRIDAY, October 19 at 3 PM

Join us for an afternoon talk with artist and author Vera Brosgol! Vera’s most recent book, Be Prepared, is a look at the author’s time attending a Russian summer camp as a child. A book signing will take place after the talk. Books will be sold by Comicopia.
In collaboration with MICE – The Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo.
Generously sponsored by the Friends of the Brookline Public Library.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Literacy Fair

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Brookline Village

SATURDAY, October 20 at 2:30 PM

Can you and your child read 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten? Would you like tips on how to boost their early literacy skills? Come TALK, SING, READ, WRITE, and PLAY with us, and sign up for our 1,000 book challenge. Bring your children (ages 0-5) or come on your own!
Sign-up for 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten will begin at this time and continue at the Brookline Village Children’s Desk and Putterham Library.
Co-Sponsored by Brookline Early Education Program (BEEP). Generously sponsored by the Friends of the Brookline Public Library.
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Writing Workshop with S. Li

NaNo Write-In
Brookline Village

SATURDAY, October 20 at 2 PM

What does it mean to aspire to create? Come hear from novelist S. Li about what inspires him to write and discuss how you can find inspiration in reading. He will talk about reading with the aim of learning from good writing, and what he looks for in other writers. Bring ideas and questions of your own to share about your inspirations and aspirations.

Family Fall Fest

Brookline Village

TUESDAY, October 23 at 3 PM

Come to the Public Library of Brookline side lawn for our seventh annual Family Fall Fest! There will be mini pumpkin painting, face painting, a guess-that-literary-character pumpkin judging contest, pumpkin bowling, fall-themed snacks, and more. Rain location will be in Hunneman Hall. For ages 3 and up.
Generously sponsored by the Brookline Library Foundation and the Friends of the Brookline Public Library.

Geek Out Group

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Brookline Village

WEDNESDAY, October 24 at 7 PM

Join us for a new group! 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. The Geek Out Group meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month. Snacks will be provided.
Generously sponsored by the Friends of the Brookline Public Library.

Hogwarts at the Library

Text: Join the Wizarding Resistance. Sign up Wednesday, October 3 at 3 PM
Brookline Village

SUNDAY, October 28

Sign-up has begun for Hogwarts at the Library! Learn more about our sessions for children and families here and our session for teens and adults here. Registration is required.
We'll also be holding a sock drive as part of our event. Everyone is invited to donate NEW socks in the Brookline Village Library Children's Room anytime before or during the event.
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Generously sponsored by the Friends of the Brookline Public Library.
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WEDNESDAY, October 17

1:30 PM

More about Midday Movies


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Brookline Village
THURSDAY, October 18

1 PM refreshments
1:30 PM film

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New Board Games

Board Games
The Library's collection of board games is growing! Check out our current offerings for kids and adults here, and keep an eye out for new games like Azul, Sagrada, Spirit Island, and Kingdomino. Can't find the game you're looking for? Ask us to purchase it here.
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