All Brookline Library locations will be closed Wednesday, June 19 for Juneteenth.

Please note: The Brookline Village Library will be closed on Sundays from June 16 to September 1.

Pollywogs: 1st and 2nd Grade Book Club (Spring Session)

Registration for this club is now full, you may join the waitlist on Eventbrite

Hop to it and read! Our Pollywog’s book club is for 1st and 2nd graders. The group meets for 30 minutes twice a month on Tuesdays from 3 to 3:30 PM in the Rabbit Hole, on the ground floor of the Brookline Village Library. Each meeting will include a discussion of the book and an activity.  

Our meeting dates for the spring are: April 11, April 25, May 9, May 23, and June 6

Books for meetings will be available for pickup at least two weeks in advance of each meeting at the Children’s Desk. When you pick up your book, you’ll receive a bookmark with prompts that you can fill out while you read to help you come to the meeting ready to discuss!

Our spring books are:

  • April 11: Gigi and Ojiji by Melissa Iwai
  • April 25: You Should Meet Duke Kahanamoku by Laurie Calkhoven
  • May 9: Thunder and Cluck: Friends do Not Eat Friends by Jill Esbaum
  • May 23: TBD
  • June 6: TBD

This program requires registration and has limited capacity. Please visit Eventbrite to register. If registration fills, there will be a waitlist. By registering on Eventbrite, you are registering for all 5 sessions.  Registration begins on Monday, March 13 at 6 PM

At this time, we ask that you only register your child for one book club so that more children have the chance to participate.

Registering for this program indicates a commitment to attend the book club meetings. Please do not register for this program if your child will miss more than one meeting. If your child misses a second club meeting, their spot may be given to the next person on the waiting list. We understand that illness and emergencies occur – if an absence due to unforeseen circumstances is communicated to staff, it will not be considered a no-show. 

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This event finished on 06 June 2023


Brookline Village - The Rabbit Hole
361 Washington Street, Brookline, MA 02445, United States


The Brookline Village Rabbit Hole, home to the ideaSPACE, is located on the ground floor of the Brookline Village Library. To access, use one of the main entrances, which are equipped with ramps and door openers, followed by the elevator in the atrium.

Need aids or accommodations? Email our administration team or give us a call at 617-730-2360 for more information.

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