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Library Closed: Labor Day

Monday, September 03, 2018
Brookfield Public Library
All Rooms (Meeting, Conference, and Storytime)
The Library will be closed Sunday, September 2 and Monday, September 3 in observance of Labor Day. You can still return items in the outdoor book drops and access the Library's digital resources. The Library will resume normal hours Tuesday, September 4, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Also, the Library will also resume Sunday hours on September 19, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
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Library Closed: Sundays

All Day
Brookfield Public Library
All Rooms (Meeting, Conference, and Storytime)
The Library is closed on Sundays between the Memorial Day and Labor Day holidays. You can still return books in the outdoor book drops and access the Library's digital resources 24/7. The Library will resume Sunday hours on September 9, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. 
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Believers

10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Conference Room

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Chair Yoga

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Brookfield Public Library
Meeting Room
Learn the basics of yoga without getting down on the floor. Susan Wilkens, co-owner and co-founder of Dancing Cranes will be leading us through a peaceful and mindful session of chair yoga.
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Sarah Hinojosa

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Meeting Room
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AniManga Club

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Storytime Room
Like Pocky? Like Anime and Manga? Join the AniManga Club twice a month for a new Anime movie or series and Japanese snacks!
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FOL Writer's Workshop

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Meeting Room
If you write poetry or prose, join the Friends of the Library Writer's Workshop on the first and third Mondays of every month. New members are always welcome.
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Girls Night Out Book Club

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Irish Times
Join us the 3rd Monday of the month at the Brookfield Ale House to chat about a wide variety of books — chick lit, romance, mystery, historical fiction, and much more— all focused on women. Please register!

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Outreach Visit to Alphabet Learning Center

9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Brookfield Public Library
Brookfield librarians travel to the Alphabet Learning Center for a morning of stories, songs, fingerplays, and fun. This event is limited to Alphabet Learning Center Students.
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3D Print Club

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Meeting Room
Not sure what 3D printing is all about? Or are you familiar with 3D imaging and would like to create your own unique image? Stop in to learn, work on projects, or just talk shop. Drop in any time. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult. 
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READ to the Dogs

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Storytime Room
The Youth Services Department is proud to offer READ to the Dogs through the Hinsdale Humane Society READ program. Specially trained Reading Education Assistance Dogs therapy dogs and their handlers will be here to help beginning readers improve their reading skills and confidence. The dogs and their handlers have been insured for liability and have undergone reading education training in addition to their extensive training and registration to do animal-assisted therapy. Kids can sign up for a 15 minute session and read a favorite book from home or the library to a new furry friend. Parents MUST sign a permission slip before the child can participate. This program is limited to 6 participants. Brookfield residents have priority registration. Parents and caregivers may sign up their children in person or over the phone.
Open to grades K-5.
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Third Tuesday Book Discussion

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Conference Room
Join the Library's longest running book discussion group for lively literary discussion of Becky Albertalli's Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda. New members are always welcome!
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Email Basics

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Conference Room
Learn to create your own email account as well as how to compose and send a message and create folders. If you already have an email account, bring your login and password.
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Library Board of Trustees

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Conference Room
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Friends of the Library

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Conference Room

Weekly book sorting.

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Haunted Bachelor's Grove

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Meeting Room
Ursula Bielski, Brookfield's favorite paranormal expert, is back to talk about the history of Bachelor's Grove and Cemetery.
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Non-Fiction Book Discussion Club

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Irish Times
Join our Non-Fiction Book Club at Irish Times for lively literary discussion. This month's book is Zodiac Cracked by Marianne Koerfer, who will attend. Copies of each month's selection are available at the Library Holds Shelf. Irish Times is located at 8869 Burlington Ave, Brookfield.
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After Hours

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Join us for a night of snacks, gaming, and other activities just for teens. *Must be at least 12 years old to attend, no exceptions.
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Crafty Keychains

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Meeting Room
Never lose your keys again - make a stylish keychain! You will be able to make one of four keychain designs - sailor's knot, tassel, macrame, or a painted wine cork. 
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Library Closed: Sundays

All Day
Brookfield Public Library
All Rooms (Meeting, Conference, and Storytime)
The Library is closed on Sundays between the Memorial Day and Labor Day holidays. You can still return books in the outdoor book drops and access the Library's digital resources 24/7. The Library will resume Sunday hours on September 9, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. 
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Join the waiting list — Register at the library

Chair Yoga

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Brookfield Public Library
Meeting Room
Learn the basics of yoga without getting down on the floor. Susan Wilkens, co-owner and co-founder of Dancing Cranes will be leading us through a peaceful and mindful session of chair yoga.
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Tea with the Librarian @ Wye Valley

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Wye Valley, British Home
Monthly outreach visit to Cantata's Wye Valley community.
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Tea with the Librarian

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Brookfield Public Library
British Home
Monthly outreach visit to Cantata's Woodlands community.
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Teen Crafting & Coloring club

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Storytime Room
We'll get out our craft supplies and coloring books for an afternoon and hanging out and letting your creative side take over! Make Harry Potter pens and bookmarks, book magnets, collages, or just chat and color- whatever you want to create, you can!
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Iced Tea with Amber the Coffee Master

7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Meeting Room

It’s the Dog Days of Summer  and school is right around the corner.  Sit down, cool off, have a drink, and listen to Brookfield’s favorite barista explain the finer points of brewing iced tea.Tastings will be provided.

 

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