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The Friends of The Brookfield Library Annual Book Sale

The Friends of The Brookfield Library Annual Book Sale

The Friends of the Brookfield Library’s Annual book sale begins this Thursday, October 3rd.   Thousands of books for adults, teens, and kids!  Shop non-fiction, fiction, mystery, romance, horror, biography, gardening, history, sports, and lots more.  The sale is not just for books! There will also be movies on DVD, audiobooks, and music CDs. Thursday, […]

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First Lady Dolley Madison at the Brookfield Library

First Lady Dolley Madison at the Brookfield Library

Join the Brookfield Library for an evening with First Lady Dolley Madison on Friday May 10th at 7pm. Mrs. Madison will speak about the founding of our nation, the role of her husband, James Madison, as the Father of the American Constitution, and the events of the early Republic.  Carolyn Ivanoff, Housemaster at Shelton Intermediate […]

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Free Gadget Help at the Brookfield Library

Free Gadget Help at the Brookfield Library

Need help with your gadgets? The Brookfield Library is offering FREE 30 minute sessions of one on one help with your electronic gadgets! Gather your iPads, tablets, digital cameras, Kindles, Nooks, MP3 players, etc. and finally learn how to use them! The sessions will be held Monday, February 25th from 2pm-5pm and Wednesday 28th from […]

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2nd Annual Take Your Child to the Library Day

2nd Annual Take Your Child to the Library Day

Nadine Lipman, a children’s librarian in Waterford, Connecticut, came up with the idea for Take Your Child to the Library Day and selected the first Saturday in February as the annual day of celebration. The idea gained popularity immediately, and librarians all over the country started planning special events, programs, and displays. This year’s Take […]

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Fun and Friends Hour at Brookfield Library

Fun and Friends Hour at Brookfield Library

On Monday I sent my 7 year old off to school. The summer flew by and he really wasn’t ready to go back, but he did it with a smile on his face. He is in 2nd grade this year and off to a great start. Sadly, I still have my 4 year old home with me. […]

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Sambeleza Brazilian Jazz at Brookfield Library

Sambeleza Brazilian Jazz at Brookfield Library

Pack up your blankets and lawn chairs and head to the Brookfield Library for a fun afternoon of Brazilian Jazz! This FREE concert will be held on the library’s north lawn on Sunday, July 29th at 4pm.  In the event of rain, the concert will be held in the Community Room. Ice cream will be […]

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Food for Fines at Brookfield Library

Food for Fines at Brookfield Library

Now through the end of the day on Saturday, April 14, the Brookfield Library will be accepting donations for the Brookfield Food Pantry in lieu of fines for overdue books. The library asks that you bring in one non-perishable food item (or a grocery store gift card) or one toiletries item (tissues, toothpaste, shampoo, etc.) for […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Pillow Case Craft at Brookfield Library

St. Patrick’s Day Pillow Case Craft at Brookfield Library

The Brookfield Library is holding a St. Patrick’s Day pillow case craft Wednesday, March 14th from 5:30-6:30. Custom Luck for your bed! This pillowcase can be the happy new home for your pillow and a great keepsake. Children will be decorating it with fabric paints-some that glow in the dark. This craft is for children ages 4-11. […]

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First Annual Take Your Child to the Library Day

First Annual Take Your Child to the Library Day

This Saturday, February 4th is the First Annual Take Your Child to the Library Day!   An idea of Nadine Lipman, head of children’s services at Waterford Public Library (WPL) in Waterford, CT, the event has already captured the attention of more than 120 libraries, which are rapidly joining the celebration, having just heard about […]

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Lunchbox Tales at the Brookfield Library

Lunchbox Tales at the Brookfield Library

Looking for something to do with your preschooler on Fridays? Check out Lunchbox Tales at the Brookfield Library! Pack a lunch with your preschooler and picnic while you hear stories and watch movies based on your child’s favorite characters. New theme each week, i.e. dogs, pumpkins, good night tales, monkeys, etc. Lunchbox Tales is held […]

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