Special Events


Doug Schmolze: the Jazz Age & Beyond

Thu 6/23 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM at Main Library Lawn

Professional singer & guitarist with a unique flair performs songs from the 20s Jazz Age, 30s, and from the American Songbook-- including the Wizard of Oz.

Bring your lawn chairs and towels! This performance is appropriate for all ages and will take place on the Main Library Lawn (if it rains, Hunneman Hall). www.dougschmolze.com

Celebrate Music 2016 - Concert #6

Sat 6/25 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM at Coolidge Corner Branch Meeting Room

Celebrate Music 2016 presents: Coolidge Corner Library Coffee House summer concert series. Free concert series of local musicians in The Meeting Room at the Coolidge Corner Branch Library from 1-4 p.m. on three Saturdays: June 25, July 9, and July 23. Relaxed atmosphere, drop in at any time. Stay 30 minutes or the full 3 hours! Free coffee and treats provided by local vendors. This series is sponsored by Arts Brookline/Hammond Residential, The Friends of the Brookline Public Library, Brookline Public Library, Brookline Interactive Group, and volunteer support from the Brookline Commission for the Arts. On Saturday, June 25, see Amir Siraj, a super talented young pianist from 1-1:30 p.m.; Scott Card, who combines the power of jazz with the precision of classical music from 1:40-2:20 p.m.; Noah Sesling and Friends, classically trained chamber singers plus piano from 2:20-2:50 p.m.; and Josie Lowder, a dynamic singer songwriter with a powerful voice and great acoustic guitar licks from 3-3:45 p.m.


Design & Construct a Family History Book

Wed 6/29 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM at Main Library, Hunneman Hall

This one-hour session presented by Elayne and Stephen Denker begins with helpful insight on the planning process, such as choosing book content. The speakers will also offer a behind-the-scenes look at self-publishing, including page design and layout, displaying large format records, and book cover design.