Starting July 8 parking at Brookline Village will be limited due to the Pierce School construction.

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

Wisdom Cafe

Join us at the Putterham Library for Wisdom Cafe: a social hour that features guest speakers sharing their knowledge across a diverse range of topics.

Wisdom Cafe takes place on the first or second Friday of the month following Gentle Chair Yoga. Coffee and pastries provided!

Fall’s featured guests:

September 13 – eLibrary resources with Ginger O’Day

Join local librarian and Putterham’s own Branch Supervisor Ginger O’Day to learn about accessing the Public Library of Brookline’s digital collection. She’ll walk attendees through the three most widely used resources for ebooks, audiobooks, movies, and more: Libby, Hoopla, and Kanopy!

October 11 – Legacy letters with Miriam Diamond

Convey your personal values and life lessons with a legacy letter: a means of conveying personal ideals to inspire family, community members, friends, and future generations. Program leader and frequent Library collaborator Miriam Diamond will guide attendees through reflecting on, articulating, and preparing to communicate their special insights.

November 1 – Therapy dog meet and greet with Deb Harrow and Buddy

Therapy dog handler and Library volunteer Deb Harrow will be joining us to speak about therapy dogs and provide a special Q+A session. Attendees get to meet the amazing Buddy, Deb’s dog and one of the stars of our popular Pups @ Putterham reading program!

This event is generously sponsored by the Brookline Library Foundation.

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The next event in this series is on September 13, 2024 at 12:00 PM


Putterham - Meeting Room
959 West Roxbury Parkway, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467


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

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