HEADLINES

Brookfield Library Building Closed to Public, February Virtual Events Include Teen Book Roundup

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 Book Talk Abbey recommends books newly added to the teen collection. Books featured include:

Superman Smashes the Klan by Gene Luen Yang, art by Gurihiru
Mary Underwater by Shannon Doleski
Elatsoe by Darcie Little Badger, illustrations by Rovina Cai
Into the Heartless Wood by Joanna Ruth Meyer
Super Fake Love Song by David Yoon
Roman + Jewel by Dana L. Davis

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

Stay up to date on the latest books at the library by signing up for Wowbrary.

 

February's activity kits are origami hearts! 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. 

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!

Living Art Antennae: Virtual Open Mic Night

Thursday, February 18
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Take the virtual mic to express yourself or just sit back and enjoy the show hosted by Brookfield Poet Laureate Atom Rush. Artists of all kinds are welcome: poets, musicians, actors, dancers, comedians, visual artists, multimedia artists, and more. If you would like to perform, please email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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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