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Fever Dream by Samanta Schweblin

What a bizarre book, and I mean this in the best possible way. I can’t recall when I’ve encountered a story so disjointed and dream-like. The plot: a mother lies on her deathbed, recalling the last days of her life. Why is she dying? Where is her daughter now? How is the young boy who “speaks” to her in this void connected to all this? The plot isn’t the highlight - it’s the brilliantly structured writing that curls around your consciousness, making you feel uneasy and off balance. This short novel can easily be read in an afternoon.

Adult Summer Reading 2017

The TCPL Adult Summer Reading program is going through its Terrific Twos! And just like the children’s and teens’ summer reading challenge, we invite adults to read to “Build a Better World” from now until August 30.

On Display - July 2017

Wondering what we are featuring on our displays this month? Here's the roundup: 

Currently On Display at the Main Library

On the First Floor

  • New Items: New books can be found near the first floor elevator and on a shelf across from the checkout desk. New audiobooks, CDs, and DVDs can be found in clear display racks to the left of the checkout desk.
  • Staff Picks: at the entrance to the Fiction Room, near the Coddington Street entrance

On Display - June 2017

Wondering what we are featuring on our displays this month? Here's the roundup:  

Currently On Display at the Main Library

On the First Floor

  • New Items: New books can be found near the first floor elevator and on a shelf across from the check out desk. New audiobooks, CDs, and DVDs can be found in clear display racks to the left of the check out desk.
  • Staff Picks: at the entrance to the Fiction Room, near the Coddington Street entrance

JFK at 100

Monday marked the 100th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s birth in Brookline.

On Display - May 2017

Wondering what we are featuring on our displays this month? Here's the roundup:

Currently On Display at the Main Library

On the First Floor

Insane Clown President by Matt Taibbi

Subtitled "Dispatches from the 2016 Circus". November’s election results were shocking to most Americans - liberal or conservative. Each day we’re learning more and more about what President Trump and his administration have in store for us. But if you’re still processing what exactly went on the past year and a half during the election cycle, Matt Taibbi’s missives from the campaign trail will delight and inform. Originally published in Rolling Stone magazine, these essays highlight Taibbi’s wit and cynicism about the candidates, the media, and our shared future.

On Display - April 2017

Wondering what we are featuring on our displays this month? Here's the roundup:

Currently On Display at the Main Library

On the First Floor

  • New Items: New books can be found near the first floor elevator and on a shelf across from the check out desk. New audiobooks, CDs, and DVDs can be found in clear display racks to the left of the check out desk.

On Display - March 2017

Wondering what we are featuring on our displays this month? Here's the roundup:

Currently On Display at the Main Library

On the First Floor

  • New Items: New books can be found near the first floor elevator and on a shelf across from the check out desk. New audiobooks, CDs, and DVDs can be found in clear display racks to the left of the check out desk.
  • Staff Picks: at the entrance to the Fiction Room, near the Coddington Street entrance

On Display - February 2017

Wondering what we are featuring on our displays this month? Here's the roundup:

Currently On Display at the Main Library

On the First Floor

  • New Items: New books can be found near the first floor elevator and on a shelf across from the check out desk. New audiobooks, CDs, and DVDs can be found in clear display racks to the left of the check out desk.
  • Staff Picks: at the entrance to the Fiction Room, near the Coddington Street entrance
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