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Special Events

Wed 9/2 2:00 PM : Social Security: What You Need to Know at Main Library, Hunneman Hall more ›

Sat 9/12 2:00 PM : The Kenn Morr Band at Main Library, Hunneman Hall more ›

Tue 9/15 2:30 PM : Cake Pan Collection Launch Party at Main Library more ›

Tue 10/13 7:00 PM : Writing Seminars in preparation for NaNoWriMo at Main Library, Hunneman Hall more ›


Summer Reading for Teens & Adults

Through Mon 8/31: Unmask! Summer Reading Challenge at more ›

Midday Movies at Putterham

Wed 9/2 1:30 PM: Insurgent more ›

Senior Cinema at Coolidge Corner

Thu 9/3 1:30 PM: My Fair Lady more ›



Special Events for Children

Today, 3:00 PM: Japanese Storytime at Coolidge Corner more ›

Mon 9/14 11:00 AM: Mornings with Marmalade at Main Library, Rabbit Hole more ›

Mon 9/14 4:00 PM: Taiwanese Storytime at Coolidge Corner more ›

Sat 9/19 12:00 PM: Family Yoga at Coolidge Corner more ›

Mon 9/21 11:00 AM: Mornings with Marmalade at Main Library, Rabbit Hole more ›

Ongoing Activities

Fridays 10:30 AM Friday Flicks! for preschoolers ages 2 and up at Main

Kids blog


TumbleBooks - E-Books for E-Kids



Manga and Anime Club

First Tuesday of each month at Main Library, Hunneman Hall



Main Library Book Group

Mon 9/14 7:00 PM: Alexandra Horowitz, On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes (2013), more›

Mystery Book Discussion Group at Main Library

Tue 9/15 12:00 PM: Agatha Christie, A Murder is Announced (1950), more›

Shelf Respect Teen Literature Book Group for teens and adults at Main Library

Wed 9/9 7:00 PM: Confessions of a Triple Shot Betty by Jody Gehrman, more ›

Read and Meet Book Group

Thu 9/17 7:00 PM: Christopher Moore, You Suck (2007), more ›

Panels and Pages Book Group: Graphic Novels

Thu 9/3 7:00 PM: Panels & Pages: Ms. Marvel, more ›

A Taste of Poetry

Thu 9/3 12:00 PM: The Poems of Juan Felipe Herrera, more ›




6/30-9/3 : Mammoths & Reindeer: The Russian Arctic at Main Library, First Floor: Emery and Lobby Cases more ›

7/1-9/3 : Robin's Shoe Collection at more ›

7/13-9/12 : Public Schools of Brookline K-7 art exhibit: "The Summer Show" at Main Library, Hunneman Hall more ›

Brookline Library Music Association concerts in Hunneman Hall

Sun 10/11 2:30 PM: Bethany Worrell, soprano more ›

Online Services
Download ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and stream popular music and films with Overdrive, Hoopla and Zinio!

Consumer Reports
HeritageQuest & Proquest Obituaries: Genealogy research tools
Naxos Music LibraryNaxos Jazz
Mango Languages: Online ESL and foreign language tutorials • Mango In-Library Link
See also our Brookline Newspaper Indexes

ESL Conversation Groups
Fall 2015 schedule:
  • Main: Tuesdays, 7:00-8:30pm starting September 15.
  • Coolidge Corner: Thursdays, 10:30-12:00pm starting September 10.
  • Putterham: Thursdays, 10:30-12:00pm starting September 24.
Book Sale Specials This Week

First floor: Art books, Hebrew language materials and cookbooks!

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Friends of the Brookline Public Library & Booksale
Town of Brookline website
Brookline Digital Content on Digital Commonwealth
Great Blog Post: Don't buy books, Use the library
Minuteman Library Network
Brookline Sister City Project
Mystery Writers of America, New England Chapter
At the Brookline libraries in the Brookline TAB
Minuteman Libraries Helping Job Seekers
Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers
Brookline Community Aging Network
Mass 211 • Find Community Services