Tuesday, October 20, 2020

UPDATE to Library Services

In-Library Browsing by Appointment

We are excited to announce that In-Library Browsing & Checkout by appointment will begin on Tuesday, October 27. We will continue to offer Curbside Pick-up for patrons who prefer this method of accessing library services. Hours for Curbside Pick-up will be identical to our In-Library appointment hours:

Tuesday & Thursday 3-7 PM

Wednesday & Friday 12-4 PM

Since we must limit the number of people in the building, patrons who do not need inside services and/or just want to check out items placed on hold are asked to continue using Curbside Pick-up.

 To book an appointment, please call 508-867-6339 OR e-mail brookfieldcovid19@gmail.com.

All appointments must be made by phone or e-mail.

Please do not try to book an appointment via Facebook. 



Masks must be worn at all times within the library. If you do not have a mask, we can provide one for you. If you are unable to wear a mask, we will do our best to accommodate you without entry into the building. Social distancing is required of everyone, including staff, and plexiglass guards have been installed at the circulation desk. We have vulnerable staff and patrons and are committed to maintaining a safe environment for both.

  • Hand sanitizer is required upon entering and will be provided by the library.
  • All patrons must enter through the main entrance and exit through the side door.
  • The bathroom will be closed to the public.
  • Computer use, printing, copying, and faxing services will also be available during your appointment time. 
  • Appointments will be 20 minutes long, during which patrons may browse and check out materials.
  • Please respect arrival and departure times so that we stay within guidelines for safe occupancy, start other appointments on time, and are able to sanitize high-contact areas between visits.
  • At this time, we are only able to allow one patron OR one family in the library per appointment.
  • We are not able to accommodate walk-ins at this time.

If you have tested positive for COVID-19 or are experiencing any of the symptoms of COVID-19 (fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat), or have recently been exposed, please do not enter the library. 

Returns: You do not need an appointment to return library materials. Library materials can be returned in the outdoor drop box, which is open 24/7, or in the cardboard box under the Curbside Pick-up table in the foyer. 

Thursday, October 15, 2020

New children's books!

A mix of new board books, picture books, middle grade books, and books on CD! If you'd like to reserve any of these titles, please call 508-867-6339 or email brookfieldcovid19@gmail.com to set up a curbside pickup appointment.

Friday, October 2, 2020

New picture books!

New picture books available at the library. Please call or email if you'd like to request any of these through curbside pickup.



Friday, September 25, 2020



  • The Burnt Orange Heresy
  • Call the Midwife: Season 9
  • Chesapeake Shores: Seasons 1 & 2
  • The Dust Bowl: A Film by Ken Burns
  • End of Sentence
  • Expedition with Steve Backshall: Season 1
  • A Good Woman is Hard to Find
  • Letterkenny: Seasons 1 & 2
  • Playing with Fire
  • The Queen at War
  • The Resident: Season 2
  • Scoob!
  • Vienna Blood: Season 1
  • The Whale Detective

New books for young readers


New titles for young readers! Call or email to reserve any of these books for curbside pickup.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Books About Coding for Young Readers


  • Code Like a Girl: Rad Tech Projects & Practical Tips
  • Coding for Kids Python: Learn to Code with 50 Awesome Games & Activities 
  • Coding for Kids Scratch: Learn Coding Skills, Create Fun Games, and Master Scratch
  • Coding Projects in Python: A Step-by-Step Visual Guide to Creating Your Own Python Projects
  • Coding Projects in Scratch: A Step-by-Step Visual Guide to Coding Your Own Animations, Games, Simulations, and More!
  • Hello World! Computer Programming for Kids and Other Beginners
  • Java Programming for Kids: Learn Java Step by Step and Build Your Own Interactive Calculator for Fun!
  • Learn to Program with Scratch: A Visual Introduction to Programming with Games, Art, Science, and Math
  • Save the World with Code: 20 Fun Projects for All Ages Using Raspberry Pi, micro:bit, and Circuit Playground Express 
  • You can Code: Make Your Own Games, Apps, and More in Scratch and Python!

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Free White Boards

Do you need a white board for school, work, or home? We have a few extra that we'd like to share. Each one comes with a dry erase marker. Please call or email us to schedule a curbside pickup appointment (available Tuesday & Thursday 3-7 p.m.; Wednesday & Friday 12-4 p.m.).



Friday, September 11, 2020

Back to School Books!

Check out a book for back to school! 

To make a curbside appointment, call us at 508-867-6339 or email brookfieldcovid19@gmail.com.

Origami Kits

We have twenty origami kits to give away! Each kit includes twenty pieces of origami paper in various designs, and instructions on how to make a crane, a cat, and a boat. Call or email us to pick up a kit through curbside pickup.



Thursday, September 3, 2020

Thank you to the Brookfield Community Club

The summer reading prize bags are getting picked up left and right by happy readers! A special thank you to the Brookfield Community Club for their generous grant, which helped us purchase materials for the summer reading program as well as for future field trips. 

More NEW DVDs!


And Then There Were None (Mini-Series)

Beecham House (Mini-Series)

Blood: Season 2

Blue Bloods: Season 10

Endeavour: Season 7

The Good Fight: Season 1


Keeping Faith: Season 2

Like a Boss

Murdoch Mysteries: Season 13

Never Rarely Sometimes Always

The Outsider: Season 1

Pennyworth: Season 1

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

The Room

The Windermere Children 

Friday, August 28, 2020

NEW Graphic Novels!


Battling Boy Series

  • Battling Boy (Volume 1)
  • The Fall of the House of West (Volume 3)

Dogs of War 

Glass Town: The Imaginary World of the Bront√ęs

Goldie Vance (Volumes 1-4)

Life on Earth Series

  • Gravity’s Pull (Volume 2)
  • Distant Stars (Volume 3)

Lily the Thief

Locke & Key Series

  • Welcome to Lovecraft (Volume 1)
  • Head Games (Volume 2)
  • Crown of Shadows (Volume 3)
  • Keys to the Kingdom (Volume 4)
  • Clockworks (Volume 5)
  • Alpha & Omega (Volume 6)


  • Birthday Smarty (Volume 15)

The Montague Twins

  • The Witch’s Hand (Volume 1)

Nathan Hales’s Hazardous Tales

  • The Underground Abductor
  • Alamo All Stars
  • One Dead Spy
  • Treaties, Trenches, Mud, and Blood
  • Big Bad Ironclad
  • Major Impossible

The Plain Janes

Sarah’s Scribbles Collection

  • Adulthood Is a Myth
  • Herding Cats

Stranger Things: The Other Side (Volumes 1-4)

Truckus Maximus 

The Walking Dead Series

  • The Heart’s Desire (Volume 4)
  • The Best Defense (Volume 5)
  • This Sorrowful Life (Volume 6)
  • The Calm Before (Volume 7)
  • Made to Suffer (Volume 8)
  • Here We Remain (Volume 9)
  • What We Become (Volume 10)
  • Fear the Hunters (Volume 11)
  • Life Among Them (Volume 12)

Wizard Beach


A kaleidoscope of butterflies has landed in front of the Merrick Public Library and they need new homes! Please stop by and pick one to keep.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Summer Reading prizes!

The summer reading program has been extended until the first day of school, September 16. When you finish your chart, call or email to set up a curbside appointment to pick up your prize bag! You do not need to show us your chart this year, or get it stamped, but if you are a Brookfield Elementary School student, hang onto it to show at school for another prize. If you need books or have questions, let us know! If you need a summer reading chart, we are happy to print one for you.



Friday, August 21, 2020

New picture books!

New books, available for checking out! Call or email to set up a curbside pickup appointment. 508-867-6339 or brookfieldcovid19@gmail.com

NEW Nonfiction!


100 Drives 5000 Ideas by Joe Yogerst

Afternoon Tea Cookbook by Downton Abbey

Attainable Sustainable by Kris Bordessa

Garden Alchemy by Stephanie Rose

Grow Food at Home by John Tullock

Grow Food for Free by Huw Richards

No-Waste Organic Gardening by Shawna Coronado

Preventing Lyme and Other Tick-Borne Diseases by Alexis Chesney ND

Simply Living Well by Julia Watkins

The DeClutter Challenge by Cassandra Aarssen

The Ultimate Guide to CBD by Jamie Evans

Woodworking Complete Step by Step Manual by DK Publishers

NEW Books on CD!


One Good Turn by Kate Atkinson

Fair Warning by Michael Connelly

How Lulu Lost Her Mind by Rachel Gibson

A Walk Along the Beach by Debbie Macomber

A Fool’s Gold Wedding by Susan Mallery

The Friendship List by Susan Mallery

On Ocean Boulevard by Mary Alice Monroe

20th Victim by James Patterson

Cajun Justice by James Patterson

Close Up by Amanda Quick

The Lost and Found Bookshop by Susan Wiggs

NEW Adult Fiction!


The Falcon Always Wings Twice by Donna Andrews

The Sinner by Ace Atkins

The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

The Mockingbird’s Song by Wanda Brunsetter

A Private Cathedral by James Lee Burke

Homer’s Odyssey by Gwen Cooper

The Lions of Fifth Avenue by Fiona Davis

Seduce Me with Sapphires by Jane Feather

The Guest List by Lucy Foley

Booked for Death by Victoria Gilbert

A Desperate Place by Jennifer Greer

We Are All the Same in the Dark by Julia Heaberlin

The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline

The Billionaire in Boots by Julia London

You Lucky Dog by Julia London

The Bright Side Sanctuary for Animals by Becky Mandelbaum

The Midwife Murders by James Patterson

The Palace by Christopher Reich

Cartier’s Hope by M.J. Rose

The First to Lie by Hank Phillippi Ryan

Girls of Summer by Nancy Thayer

The Orphan Collector by Ellen Marie Wiseman

Friday, August 14, 2020

New children's books

New books, available for checking out! Call or email to set up a curbside pickup appointment. 508-867-6339 or brookfieldcovid19@gmail.com

More DVDs! New Releases and Recently Added Titles


  • Capone
  • Far From the Madding Crowd
  • The Lost Husband 
  • Marriage Story 
  • The Other Lamb
  • The Quarry 
  • Resistance
  • Sorry We Missed You
  • Survive the Night 
  • Swallow

TV Series
  • American Gods: Season 1
  • Billions: Season 1
  • Blindspot: Seasons 1-3
  • Castle Rock: Season 2
  • Criminal Minds: Season 15
  • Deadwater Fell (Mini-Series) 
  • Fleabag: Season 1
  • Grantchester: Season 5
  • His Dark Materials: Season 1
  • Into the Badlands: Season 1
  • Krypton: Season 2
  • Line of Duty: Season 1
  • Orange is the New Black: Season 7
  • Press (Mini-Series) 
  • Queens of Mystery: Season 1
  • Shetland: Seasons 4 & 5
  • Suits: Seasons 1 & 2
  • Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan: Season 2
  • Treadstone: Season 1
  • Veronica Mars: Season 1
  • Watchmen (Mini-Series)
  • What We Do in the Shadows: Season 1

Thursday, August 13, 2020

New books for young readers!

New books, available for checking out! Call or email to set up a curbside pickup appointment. 508-867-6339 or brookfieldcovid19@gmail.com