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Brookline Public Library, 16 Main St., 673-3330, bplnh.weebly.com or on Facebook at Brookline Public Library, NH.
PAPERBACK BOOK AND BAKE SALE
The Friends of the Brookline Library will hold its Fall Paperback Book & Bake Sale from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Old Ambulance Bay (also known as the Annex), 4 Main St. Paperbacks, DVDs, CDs, children’s books, puzzles and other items are offered, as well as a variety of tasty baked goods. Three-bucks-a-bag special from 2-4 p.m. Information: Jodi at 673-1417.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING
The board of trustees will meet at 7 p.m. Nov. 3 in the Brookline Public Library. These meetings are open to the public.
The library will be closed Nov. 11 for Veterans Day and Nov. 26-27 for Thanksgiving. The library will be open regular hours, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., on Nov. 28.
‘THE POPULARITY OF SHERLOCK HOLMES’
"(Not so) Elementary, My Dear Watson: The Popularity of Sherlock Holmes," with Ann McClellan, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 12 at the library. Sign up at the library.
BOOK GROUP MEETING
The Book Group will meet at 7 p.m. Nov. 16 to discuss "The Rosie Project" by Graeme Simsion. Copies available at the library. New members welcome.
ONGOING ADULT PROGRAMS
The knitting, crocheting and cross-stitch group meets at 6 p.m. Mondays. The Adult Writer’s Group meets at 1:30 p.m. upstairs on the first and third Saturdays of the month.
Programs for kids
‘I SCREAM SOCIAL’
Dress up in your scariest, or cutest, or just plain funniest Halloween costume and join us at 6 p.m. Oct. 29 for ice cream, a Halloween craft and all-around spooktacular fun.
Music with Miss Jackie (up to age 6): 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays.
Storytime is at 10:30 a.m. Mondays and Tuesdays. All ages
Pajama storytime is at 6 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month.
Writers Club is 4:30-5:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month.
Reading Dogs is 4:30-5:30 p.m. on the fourth Thursdays of each month.
Train Club is a drop-in event for train enthusiasts held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays.
Hollis Social Library, 2 Monument Square, 465-7721, hollislibrary.org.
LOCAL AUTHOR VISIT
Robert DeMayo will visit the library at 7 p.m. Oct. 28 to discuss his books "Pledge to the Wind" and "The Making of Theodore Roosevelt."
Ongoing events include the monthly Tuesday Morning Book Group; one-on-one tech classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; the Knitting Club; and the weekly Senior Hour. Contact the library for
Hollis seniors are invited to come to the library from 9:30-10:30 a.m. (an hour before we officially open our doors) every Wednesday for free coffee and tea, time to read the daily newspapers or current magazines, visit with friends in the Meeting Room, enjoy dedicated time with staff members, find the right book or ask a technical question. No registration required.
Programs for kids
Preregistration is required for all events. Registration opens two weeks prior to each event.
LIBRARY SEEKING NEW DUNGEON MASTER
The Hollis Social Library is looking for an enthusiastic volunteer to lead a group of dedicated D&D players in grades 4-7. This is a great way to connect with your community, volunteer your time or add a little something to your resume. Please stop by the library for more information or call 465-7721.
STORYTIMES AND PLAYGROUPS
The Baby/toddler Storytime and Playgroup meets at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays in the library meeting room.
FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT
"Pooh’s Heffalump Halloween Movie" (rated G) will be shown at 4
p.m. Oct. 30 in the library meeting room. Come enjoy a movie and popcorn.