Monday, December 31st 2018

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New Years Closing

New Years Closure
All Public Library of Brookline locations will close at 5 PM on Monday, December 31, and remain closed through Tuesday, January 1. All Libraries will reopen for regular hours on Wednesday, January 2. Happy New Year!

2019 Reading Challenge

2019 Reading Challenge newsletter
Looking for a fun way to read broadly in 2019? Try the Public Library of Brookline’s 2019 reading challenge! Pick up a reading challenge sheet at any Library location. Finish the challenge and return your completed form to a librarian to win a prize.

Check out the reading challenge categories here. The 2019 reading challenge is open to adults at all Public Library of Brookline locations.
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Meet the Tween Librarian After-School Event

Brookline Village

THURSDAY, January 3 at 3 PM

Did you know we have a new tween space? Come by and meet the new tween librarian, learn about the space and the new collections, and enjoy some nice treats! Can't make it on January 3? There will be a second event on Wednesday, January 9 at 6 PM.

Tween DIY: Finger Knit a Beanie Hat!

Brookline Village

THURSDAY, January 3 at 5 PM

Prepare for the winter chill and finger knit your own stylish winter hat! We will be focusing on how to complete the hats we began last month, although first-time attendees are welcome. Grades 5 – 7 welcome.
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WEDNESDAY, January 2

1:30 PM

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crazy rich asians
Coolidge Corner
THURSDAY, January 3

1 PM refreshments
1:30 PM film

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Staff Favorites from 2018

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prince and the dressmaker
The year is winding down, so the library staff is sharing some of our favorites from 2018. Here are some of the teen novels we loved this year:
Sadie, by Courtney Summers - Robin's pick
Tess of the Road, by Rachel Hartman - Julie's pick
Children of Blood and Bone, by Tomi Adeyemi - Anne's pick
The Poet X, by Elizabeth Acevedo, Lily's pick
The Prince and the Dressmaker, by Jen Wang - Tiffany's pick
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