Library To-Go Kits

Miss hands-on Library programs? We do too! That’s why our staff have put together a range of take-home Library program kits available at all Brookline Library locations.

Our kits go fast, so be sure to sign up for registration reminders on Eventbrite, and keep an eye out for special, seasonal Library program kits in addition to our monthly offerings below.

Kids Kits


农历新年 – Lunar New Year

Reservations Begin: Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 7 PM
Pick-Up Begins: Monday, February 1, 2021 at Noon
Recommended Ages: 5 to 9

Join us for a virtual Lunar New Year Celebration! Starting on Monday, February 1, we’ll be featuring Lunar New Year storytime and craft-along videos on our YouTube Channel. Reserve a Lunar New Year celebration kit for all the supplies you’ll need to create your own noisemaker and and paper envelopes! This program is generously sponsored by the Brookline Library Foundation.


Craft-Along Jr.

Reservations Begin: Thursday before pick-up at 7 PM
Pick-Up Begins: Second Monday of the month at noon
Recommended Ages: 5 to 9

Join the ideaSPACE Team and in stretching your creativity with our monthly Craft-Along Jr. Kit! Each month’s kit has everything you need to make an awesome, STEAM-inspired project and a link to video instructions so your kiddo can craft-along with one of their local librarians. View past Craft-Along Jr. programs on our YouTube Channel! This program is generously sponsored by the Brookline Library Foundation and the Library Board of Trustees.

Teen & Tween Kits


Fandom Kits

Reservations Begin: Thursday before pick-up at 7 PM
Pick-Up Begins: Third Monday of the month at noon
Recommended Ages: 10 to 18

From Star Wars to Pokémon, this kit includes everything you need to make something for your inner nerd. Each kit will also include a button and sticker for each fandom! For tweens and teens grades 5 to 12. This program is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Brookline Public Library and the Brookline Library Foundation.


Teen Stress-Less Kits

Reservations Begin: Thursday before pick-up at 7 PM
Pick-Up Begins: Third Monday of the month at noon
Recommended Ages: 13 to 18

Take a break from screens and stress with our Teen Stress Less Kits! Each month’s themed kit features a hands-on activity encouraging mindfulness and self-care and written instructions from our Teen Librarian! For teens grades 9 to 12. Text @brklibtkit to the number 81010 to sign up for Teen Kit reminders! This program is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Brookline Public Library and the Brookline Library Foundation.

Adult Kits


Craft-Along Kits

Reservations Begin: Thursday before pick-up at 7 PM
Pick-Up Begins: Second Monday of the month at noon
Recommended Ages: 10 to 110

We miss making with you! Join the ideaSPACE Team for a new craft each month, complete with everything you need to try it for yourself and a link to video instructions so you can craft-along with one of your local librarians. View past Craft-Along programs on our YouTube Channel! This program is generously sponsored by the Brookline Library Foundation and the Library Board of Trustees.