Learn about the benefits of converting your grass lawn to native plants, and how to get started. A panel of Brookfield community members will tell you how they got started and answer all your questions.
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 in this online version of her hit class.
You will receive instructions for signing into the event by email after registration.
Join us to discuss important and/or entertaining non-fiction books. The title for this month is The Chicago Cub Shot for Love by Jack Bales, as part of our Brookfield Reads! event. Copies of each month's book are on top of the Hold Shelf in the Library, and as an e-book on Hoopla.
It's back! Join us after hours for gaming of all kinds, pizza, and even some Twitch stream viewing. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a caregiver. You MUST register in order to attend. Please make sure to arrive on time. After a grace period of 10 minutes, late attendees will not be able to participate.
This year's Brookfield Reads Finale features award-winning baseball historian, Jack Bales. Mr. Bales will discuss his book, The Chicago Cub Shot for Love, an exploration of the true crime scandal that rocked the team during their 1932 bid for the World Series against the Yankees. Mr. Bales will discuss the history of the Chicago Cubs, baseball in Chicago, and the dark underbelly of America's pastime.
Explore magical lands in the early elementary fantasy book club. Discuss these fantastic books and make cool crafts. Read one or both of books selected. August's book selections are The Spell Thief by Tom Percival and The Last Firehawk by Katrina Charman. The Spell Thief counts as four books toward Summer Reading goal and The Last Firehawk counts as two books toward Summer Reading goal.
Complete your Maker Studio Orientation by attending this introductory class! We'll cover procedures, reservations, machine operation, materials, and best practices.
If you would like to become Maker Certified, please ensure that you have completed the online portion of training prior to the class. Online training links are included in the registration email, or can be requested by filling out this form.
Join us on the
3rd Monday of the month in person and on Zoom to chat about a wide variety of books —
mystery, historical fiction, and much more— all focused on women. This month we
will be reading The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys. Copies will
be available on the Holds shelf or Curbside Pickup. It is also available on Axis 360, and Libby.
This program will be presented in person in the Library's lower level Meeting Room and online using Zoom. You will receive instructions for signing in to the event by email in your registration confirmation.
Check out our monthly cookbook selection and discover a new recipe! Attendees will choose a recipe from a pre-selected book and bring it in to share. This month's selection is Simply Ming: Easy Techniques for East Meets West Meals by Ming Tsai. Copies will be available on the Library's hold shelf.
We will meet in the Library's lower level meeting room.