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This week at brookline booksmith

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The Town of Brookline is looking for our next Poet Laureate! Judith Steinbergh's tenure ends on March 31st, 2015, and the Brookline Commission for the Arts, which coordinates the program, is accepting applications for her successor. The Poet Laureate’s mission is to enhance the town’s cultural life, promote awareness and appreciation of poetry and the literary arts and connect members of the community through poetry. This honor of Poet Laureate is open to residents of Brookline who have a substantial body of work, including published poems, and who have demonstrated a commitment to the community. A full description of the program and Poet Laureate’s duties is available on the BCA website ( The deadline for applications is March 1st.  Let the search begin! Tate's BooksmithVideo

Our very own Tate Mitchell just posted this video she filmed and edited for a class project! We're so proud to have an employee like Tate and a staff as wonderful as ours! Brookline Booksmith thrives on a steady diet of loyal customers and dedicated staff; the rest is pixie dust, elbow grease, and coffee. Enjoy! 

Around Town

In the first week of February, Brookline’s 5th Annual Climate Week reaches across town from Coolidge Corner to Larz Anderson Park and offers leadership for climate action. Climate Week events and displays focus on ways we can impact our lives and future now by diving in and working together. What speaks to you? How might you contribute to building a better future? Find out how you can get involved by visiting

The theatre bug is all set to take a bite out of your kids over at the Brookline Music School. There are still openings for either the ten week program or five day intensive course for kids aged 7-12. Singing, dancing and acting skills will all be explored in a creative, low-pressure environment. And of course at the end of the term, family and friends will be treated to a show! Find out more and register for classes here.

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~ page updated  01/23/2015

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