Brookline Main Library
Built in 1910 and renovated in 2003, the main branch of the Brookline Public Library features a children's room, teen section, computers, meeting facilities and an extensive collection of books, newspapers, CDs and movies. The branch is also home to the Brookline Room, which includes a wide range of historical documents from the town's 300-year history. In addition to the nearly 500,000 items in its own collections, the Brookline Public Library is a member of the Minuteman Library Network, which gives residents access to materials at 42 libraries in Eastern Massachusetts.
- Fax: 617-730-2160
- Hours: Varies by season. See Web site.
- Handicap Accessible: Yes
- Parking: On-street: metered
- Size of collection: 400,000
- Services: Audiobooks, Movies, Music CDs, Research databases, Resources for job seekers
- Internet use policy: Main branch has 48 computers with internet; library card required.
- Programs/classes: Book clubs, exhibits, children's programs, teen movies
- Book donation information: Leave donated items on the loading dock of the main branch.
- Wi-Fi: Free
- Private events: Yes