We're excited to announce Coolidge Corner Library will reopen on Sunday, December 2. Additionally, Putterham Library has returned to its regular hours.

Local History Index Description

Brookline newspapers are available on microfilm on the lower level of the Main Library. The Publications and Proceedings are shelved in the Brookline Room, at B.R. 973.06 B8a v1-4 and B.R. 973.06 B8 1902-1984 8v.

Obituaries
data transcribed from a card file covering Brookline newspapers 1871-1975; also data from new indexing of Brookline newspapers 1998-present
Proceedings
data transcribed from a card file covering the Publications of the Brookline Historical Society (1895-1900) and the Proceedings of the Brookline Historical Society (1902-1983)
Newspapers and magazines
data transcribed from card file covering Brookline newspapers 1874-1922 and 1949-1975, with some reference to Boston newspapers; data from a second indexing of Brookline newspapers 1923-1948 and 2005-2009, and two local contemporary magazines—titles include:
  • Brookline Chronicle
  • Brookline Chronicle-Citizen
  • Brookline Citizen (1980s-1990s)
  • Brookline Citizen (1930s-1950s)
  • Brookline Citizen Journal
  • Brookline Independent
  • Brookline Journal
  • Brookline Journal-News
  • Brookline News (1880s)
  • Brookline News (1930s)
  • Brookline Press
  • Brookline Spy
  • Brookline Standard
  • Brookline Suburban
  • Brookline TAB
  • Brookline Townsman
  • Brookline Transcript
  • Brookline Tribune
  • Boston Globe
  • Boston Herald-Traveler
  • Boston Herald
  • Brookline Magazine
  • Our Town Brookline