Reopening Notice: Contact the library to check for any service limitations before visiting. Many libraries are reopening gradually.

Brookline Public Library
Brookline Public Library

361 Washington St.
Brookline, MA  02445-6864
 (617)730-2370 ext 3
: (617)730-2160


Library is Open to the Public with Limited Hours or Other Restrictions

Emergency Contacts:
Phone: (617)730-2370 ext. 3
Web Updates
Best Email

Library Materials Options

  • In-Library Browsing
  • Curbside / Lobby Pickup
  • Grab Bags
  • Home Delivery
  • Bookdrop Return

For Reference and Informational Question Options

  • In-Person / In-Library
  • Phone, Chat or Email

Library Programs Availability

  • Virtual Programs

Printing, Copying and Fax Services Available

  • Printing
  • Copying

Library Building Spaces Available

  • Bathrooms
  • Study Rooms


Always check library's website, Facebook page, or contact the library via phone or email for service limitations.


Brookline Village: Winter Hours
September 01 - May 31

Coolidge Corner: Winter Hours
September 01 - May 31

Putterham: Winter Hours
September 01 - May 31

Notes About These Hours:

Summer hours will start in June.

Library Catalog & Resources

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  • Sara Slymon  –  Director
  • Anne Reed –  Assistant Director for Administration
  • Batia Bloomenthal –  Putterham Branch Supervisor
  • Emily Mitchell –  Assistant Director for Technology
  • Gina Wise –  Circulation Supervisor
  • Robin Brenner –  Young Adult Librarian
  • Roy MacKenzie –  Reference Supervisor


  • Michael Burstein - Trustee Chair
  • Carol Troyen Lohe
  • Chris Chanyasulkit
  • Jon Margolis
  • Judith Vanderkay
  • Karen Livingston
  • Koinonia Martin-Page
  • Kristin Hung
  • Matthew Shakespeare
  • Regina Healy
  • Sassan Zelkha

Last Modified: 10/25/2021

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