Services

In addition to offering technology, books, movies, and other materials for patrons to borrow, the Public Library of Brookline is proud to offer the following services:

  • Learning English
  • Library Delivery Services
  • Notary Services
  • One-on-One Appointments
  • Printing, Copying, & Scanning
  • Study Rooms
  • Tours and Class Visits

 

Learning English (services for English Language Learners)

Welcome!  You can read more about our events and services here. As an overview, we offer:

Library Delivery Service

The Brookline Council on Aging (COA), in cooperation with the Public Library of Brookline, can set up delivery and return of library items for homebound Brookline residents through our Library Connection program. To sign up or volunteer for this service, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator of COA at 617-730-2743.

Notary Services

The Library offers notary services free of charge. Currently this service is only available at the Brookline Village Library. To arrange an appointment give us a call at 617-730-2370. Please bring a valid photo ID and your unsigned document(s) to your appointment.

One-on-One Appointments

Need help with using a software application, a new device, or general technology assistance? Request a 30-minute one-on-one appointment with a librarian at the Brookline Village Library. We also host drop-in tech help hours on Saturdays from 3 – 5 PM at the Brookline Village Library Commons.

Printing, Copying, and Scanning

The library offers color (40 cents/page) and black-and-white (15 cents/page) printing services. Black-and-white copying (15 cents/page) is also available. Payment must be rendered in coin or cash. Scanning is available for free — patrons may scan to an email address, flash drive, or their Google Drive.

Study Rooms

Looking for a quiet space to study? In addition to plenty of spaces throughout each library, the Brookline Village Library offers study rooms you can reserve for up to two hours. Rooms may be booked up to one day in advance. To make your reservation give us a call at 617-730-2370.

Tours

Our staff offer guided tours of the library to any local class, school, or interest group who wishes to visit. Come see what we have to offer and request a tour.