Monday, February 11th 2019

Hello reader!

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

Announcement Icon

Froca: Afro-Caribbean Dance Fitness

Brookline Village

TUESDAY, February 12 at 7 PM

Froca is a high-intensity, cardio dance workshop that blends the latest African and Caribbean moves. Set to the hottest hits from across Africa and the Diaspora, enjoy an exhilarating workout with Sylver Rochelin Randrianantenaina, a professional dancer from Madagascar who has performed with top African musicians worldwide and made a name for himself as a prominent dance cardio instructor in Boston. No experience necessary!
Generously sponsored by the Library Trustees.

Library Closed for President's Day

President's Day Closing

MONDAY, February 18

All Public Library of Brookline locations will be closed Monday, February 18 for President's Day.

AARP Tax Aide Program

AARP Tax Aide
Brookline Village
AARP Volunteer Tax Assistance will be available at the Brookline Village Library on the following Fridays: February 22, March 8, March 15, and April 5. There is no income guideline to qualify for assistance. However AARP’s target group for the tax aid program is low and moderate individuals or families. Appointments can only be made in-person at the Brookline Village Reference Desk. For more information please visit or call the Reference Desk at the Brookline Village Library.

Gym Passes at the Library

Looking to try out a gym in the Brookline area? We’ve got great news for you. You can now get a week-long pass to the Beacon Hill Athletic Club in Brookline Village.

Each passes admits one for a free week of full membership at the Beacon Hill Athletic Club at Brookline Village. It also grants you a single, hour-long orientation with a specialist. Want to get started? You can find our passes to the Beacon Hill Athletic Club with our other passes.
Untitled design (9)


Chocolate Tasting for Teens

Chocolate Tasting Feb 2019
Brookline Village

THURSDAY, February 14 at 3 PM

Join us to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a blind taste test of a variety of chocolates. Everyone may also make their own Valentine’s and small treat boxes to give away to their loved ones. Open to teens in grades 8 through 12. Limited to 20 participants, this event is first come, first served.

Google Suite 101

Tech Training at the Library
Brookline Village

WEDNESDAY, February 20 at 7 PM

Want to get more out of Gmail and start using Google Drive? We’ll get you rolling with tons of tips and tricks in this hands-on training. You can bring your own computer or borrow one of the Library’s laptops.
Registration is required for this class.
Movie Icon



WEDNESDAY, February 13

1:30 PM

More about Midday Movies


Coolidge Corner
THURSDAY, February 14

1 PM refreshments
1:30 PM film

More about Movie Matinee
Untitled design(2)

Black History Month Reads

life on mars
brown girl dreaming
This February, Library staff are sharing reading recommendations to celBlack History Month. Here are some of our favorite books of poetry. Looking for more works celebrating Black history and culture? Stop by the Library and check out our displays of books, movies, and comics.
Don't Call Us Dead, by Danez Smith - Becca's pick
Teaching My Mother How To Give Birth, by Warsan Shire - Lauren's pick
Life on Mars, by Tracy K. Smith - Lauren's pick
Electric Arches, by Eve Ewing - Lily's pick
The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton 1965-2010 - Lily's pick
Brown Girl Dreaming, by Jacqueline Woodson - Natalie's pick

facebook twitter instagram