Monday, March 25th 2019

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

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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.

Library Website Survey

The Public Library of Brookline is looking to improve the experience of using our website, making it easier for you to find what you're looking for and discover new things along the way. Five volunteers will be selected to participate in a 30-minute observation while they are completing key tasks on our website - and will receive a $20 gift card to Brookline Booksmith! If you are interested in applying to participate, please sign up by Friday, April 5.

Storytime with Lesléa Newman

Gittel's Journey
Coolidge Corner

SATURDAY, March 30 at 2 PM

Join author Lesléa Newman for a special storytime event featuring her newest picture book, Gittel’s Journey: An Ellis Island Story.

This event is in partnership with Brookline Booksmith.
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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.

3D Printing for Tweens

3d printing
Brookline Village

THURSDAY, March 28 at 4 PM

Learn the ins and outs of 3D printing, including programs such as TinkerCAD and Thingiverse, and create your very own 3D object!

Open to kids in grades 5-7. All tweens must have a valid email address, or access to a guardian’s email address. Registration required. Limited to 8 tweens.

Read & Run Book Group

Read and Run digital slide
Brookline Village

THURSDAY, April 4 at 6 PM

Come run, come all! The Public Library of Brookline is excited to announce a new book group: Read & Run. This group will meet every Thursday from 6-7:30 PM over the next three months to discuss books and train together for a 5K - no previous running experience required.

Join us Thursday, April 4 at 6 PM in the Conference Room for the first informational meeting and a guest lecture by a trainer at the Beacon Hill Athletic Club. We look forward to reading and running with you.
Generously sponsored by the Friends of the Brookline Public Library.
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bohemian rhapsody

1:30 PM

More about Midday Movies


Coolidge Corner
THURSDAY, March 28

1 PM refreshments
1:30 PM film

More about Movie Matinee
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Women's History Month Reads

all the women
geek feminist revolution
this bridge called my back
This March, we're sharing recommendations that celebrate Women's History Month. Here are some of our favorite feminist books. Looking for more works celebrating women's history? Stop by the Library and check out our displays of books, movies, and comics.
All the Women in My Family Sing, ed. Deborah Santana
Rage Becomes Her, by Soraya Chemaly
Bad Feminist, by Roxane Gay
The Geek Feminist Revolution, by Kameron Hurley
We Should All Be Feminists, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
This Bridge Called My Back, ed. Cherríe Moraga and Gloria Anzaldúa
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