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Due to increase in COVID cases, Brookfield Library CLOSED to the public, curbside continues

Due to an abundance of caution and being mindful of the rising number of Covid-19 cases in Brookfield, The Brookfield Library building is closed to the public at this time.  Curbside service and telephone service will continue.

Want personalized reading recommendations? Fill out a form answering a few questions to help determine your taste in books and our librarians will put together a personalized list of 3-5 book recommendations just for you!

In this week's Teen Book Talk Abbey recommends some books about K-Pop for you to check out. Books referenced in the video are:

Shine by Jessica Jung
K-Pop Confidential by Stephen Lee
Somewhere Only We Know by Maurene Goo
I'll Be the One by Lyla Lee

Brookfield, CT residents can sign up for a library card here. 

This month's activity kits are Scratch Art Bookmarks! Fill out this form and we'll let you know when your kit with supplies and a suggested reading list is ready for pick up. 

Upcoming Teen Programs:
Programs are typically for grades 6-12 and require registration. Follow the links to see full program details. 

Story Chat
Tuesday, January 26
6:00 - 6:30 p.m.
No registration required.
Short stories are a great way to discover new authors and genres. Teen Services Librarian, Abbey, will read a short story from our teen collection on Instagram Live. (Find the library on Instagram here.)

Mindfulness for All
Thursday, February 11
Thursday, February 25
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Prabha Makayee will lead a guided meditation session on Zoom. Zoom info will be sent prior to the event. No camera or microphone necessary to participate. Topics covered may include: Gratitude takes Guts, Self Sabotage to Self Love, I am the Boss of Me, I Want Answers, Failure is the Key, and Worrier to Warrior, and many more!

Community Conversations: International Humanitarian Law
Saturday, February 20
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.Students from the Red Cross Club at Brookfield High School will lead a conversation about International Humanitarian Law. They’ll provide an overview of the topic, and encourage questions and comments about the topic. Because of the sensitive nature of the content this program is best suited for high schoolers and adults. Registration required. The Zoom link will be emailed in advance of the event.

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