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Needle Guild

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library
Meeting Room 2
Calling all knitters, crochet enthusiast, embroidery gurus, quilting masters, and everybody that would like to join us for our monthly Guild Meeting. Tea will be served.
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Anime Club: Lucky Cat Craft

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library
Meeting Room 1
Join us to make your own maneki neko, Japan's lucky waving cat. 
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Craft Craze: Underwater Scene

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library
Storytime Room
Craft and showcase your own underwater scene.
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Convert Your Lawn to Native Plants

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library
Meeting Room (Whole)
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.
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Chair Yoga (Virtual)

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library
Virtual
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.
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Book Sorter Meeting

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library
Meeting Room 2

Weekly book sorting.

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3D Print and Design Club

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library
Maker Studio
Join us to learn and discuss all things 3D printing and design! Open to all ages (under 12 with an adult). 
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Girl Scout Meeting

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library
Meeting Room 1
Spaces Reservation
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Non-Fiction Book Group

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library
Meeting Room 2
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.
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Take and Make Fridays

All Day
Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library
Drop by on Friday each week for some fun crafts to take and make while supplies last. No registration required. 
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Village of Brookfield

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library
Meeting Room (Whole)
Brookfield on Foot: A Guided Walking Tour of Bicycle/Pedestrian Projects-a meeting of the Metropolitan Planning Council, Active Transportation Alliance, and Metropolitan Mayors Caucus
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Get Your Game On!

6:15 PM - 8:15 PM
Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library
Meeting Room (Whole)
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. 
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TOPS Mtg.

10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library
Meeting Room 1
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BrookfieldReads! Jack Bales Author Q&A

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library
Meeting Room (Whole)
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.
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Objects in Motion

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library
Storytime Room
Explore the movement of toys and objects in this fun-filled play class.
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Magical Monday Book Club

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library
Storytime Room
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.
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Bulldog Football Team

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library
Storytime Room
Spaces Reservation
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Maker Studio 101

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library
Maker Studio
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
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FOL Writer's Workshop

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library
Meeting Room 2
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
Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library
Meeting Room 1

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.

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Walk and Talk

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
All Branches
Join in for a weekly walk and talk!  We will post where we will walk and where to meet closer to the date.
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Books & Bites

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library
Meeting Room 1
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.
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3D Designing-Kid's Edition

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library
Storytime Room

Explore your creativity and learn how to use Tinkercard to make amazing 3D objects. 

This class is now in person.
Grades 3-5.
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Girl Scout Meeting

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library
Meeting Room 1
Spaces Reservation
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Make It: Custom Car Decals

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library
Maker Studio
Learn how to use our Cricut Maker to create vinyl decals for your car, mirrors, laptops, and more!
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