Monday, March 18th 2019

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

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Albino Mbie in Concert

Albino Mbie Digital Slide
Brookline Village

WEDNESDAY, March 27 at 7 PM

Albino Mbie is a multi-award winning musician, composer, and sound engineer born in Maputo, Mozambique. Mbie’s music incorporates his experiences from Mozambique, the United States, and many other places around the world, combining rhythmic patterns and musical concepts to create a unique Afro-Pop and Moz-Jazz sound. Generously sponsored by the Library Trustees.

Borrow an Expert Launch Party

Brookline Village

TUESDAY, March 26 at 6 PM

Want to learn something new, but not sure where to start? The Library is proud to introduce Borrow an Expert! Learn more, meet the experts, and enjoy complimentary brain food at our launch party on Tuesday, March 26 at the Brookline Village Library.
Borrow an Expert will be offered at all Public Library of Brookline locations. For a list of available topics, please visit our website.
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An Evening With Eleanor Roosevelt


WEDNESDAY, March 20 at 1:30 PM

Join author and historian Carol Cohen for a look into the life of Eleanor Roosevelt. Meet Eleanor Roosevelt at her home, learn about her role as a human rights activist, and inspect primary sources that were part of Eleanor Roosevelt’s personal and professional life. Generously sponsored by the Library Trustees.

TGIF Afterschool Movie: Cars

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Coolidge Corner

FRIDAY, March 22 at 2:30 PM

Celebrate the end of the week by joining us for a fun children’s movie! Recommended for ages five and up.

Matt Heaton Family Singalong

Brookline Village

SATURDAY, March 23 at 10:30 AM

Matt Heaton’s back with more catchy tunes for the whole family! Join us as we sing and dance along. Generously sponsored by the Brookline Library Foundation.

Left on Pearl Movie Showing

January Movies 2019 (1)
Coolidge Corner

SATURDAY, March 23 at 3 PM

Join us for a special screening of Left on Pearl, a documentary on the takeover and 10-day occupation of 888 Memorial Drive by women demanding a Women’s Center and low-income housing for the community in which the building stood. Followed by discussion and Q&A by the filmmakers.
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1:30 PM

More about Midday Movies


bohemian rhapsody
Coolidge Corner
THURSDAY, March 14

1 PM refreshments
1:30 PM film

More about Movie Matinee
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Meet Team Brookline

Get to know some of the runners taking part in the Boston Marathon as part of Team Brookline, on behalf of the Brookline Library Foundation. You can learn more about the runners and Team Brookline here.
Nitita Pongsanarakul (left): "Although Brookline wasn’t where my parents' American dream started, it is where it became a reality. Brookline will always be our home and have a special place in our hearts wherever we are."
Edward Ryan-Guillot: "...decided to set a new goal:... successfully finish all six of the world's major marathons: Boston, New York, Chicago, Berlin, Tokyo, and London... My family spends a great amount of time at the Public Library of Brookline and it's one of my daughter's favorite places."
Julie Farago: "spent every Marathon Monday as a kid cheering, slapping high fives, giving out water, and idolizing the runners. I am proud and delighted that I get to take part this year, and honored to run on behalf of the Brookline Library Foundation."
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