Thursday, November 14, 2019

Luminaries bags are available to fold!

Bundles of 50 bags are available at the library to fold in preparation of Brookfield's unique Christmas Eve event!

Friday, November 8, 2019

Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the Merrick Public Library





I Now Pronounce You Lucy Stone TM


 Merrick Public Library, Brookfield, MA
Thursday, November 14 at 2:00 p.m.

Funded with a Jeppson Brookfield Memorial grant, Greater Worcester Community Foundation
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How to make Shower Melts FREE sponsored by Friends of the Library


LIMITED to 10, please call or come in the library to sign up 508 867 6339

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Trick or Treat!


Trick or Treat in Brookfield will be Saturday, November 2 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. followed by a parade from the Fire Station to the Common for annual costume contest.

For any families that would like to participate in handing out candy, we have received approval to have trunk or treat in the spaces in front of the town hall and Tip-Top. Please send us message via Facebook if you are planning to attend.  We will be awarding a prize for best decorated car. The Police Department has asked that you back in with your trunk facing the sidewalk.
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Hillcrest Montesorri School had a fun trick or treat at the library with sand art, playtime and a goody bag for treat!




Friday, October 25, 2019

I Now Pronounce You Lucy Stone, Thursday, November 14 at 2:00 p.m.

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In this fiery presentation, Lucy describes the tension of Antebellum Boston. Her discussion touches on the gender caste system and also encompasses the fierce abolitionist movement. Women were evolving from successful abolitionists to struggling suffragists! Their fight was ferocious, so come along for the ride! Suitable for all ages.

Thursday, November 14 at 2:00 p.m.

Funded with a Jeppson Memorial Grant for Brookfield, Greater Worcester Community Foundation
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Friday, October 4, 2019

Pre-school story time with Shanna Desroches, Fridays 11:30 to Noon


  Free, no sign-ups, with a free snack and apple juice or water.  
This program is funded by the Jeppson Grant for Brookfield, through the 
Greater Worcester Community Foundation.
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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Jeffrey Fiske recently donated an array of tools, in three cases, from a dig on Oakholm Farm during the 1960's

This wonderful donation includes reports, descriptions of the dig, charts and photographs, including images of Barker Keith.  Come in and check this out!






Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Overlook Vista Adult Day Program information, tomorrow at 11:00 am with refreshments! FREE!


Wednesday, September 18 at 11:00 a.m. Kathy Walker will be here at the Merrick Public Library with refreshments, and will answer questions regarding this new program at Overlook. FREE!

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Starting Friday, September 6, 11:30 to noon, Pre-school story time with Shanna Desroches. Free! no sign-ups, no age limits, join us for fun!


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PRESCHOOL STORYTIME with Shanna Desroches, Fridays starting September 6, 11:30 a.m. to Noon.  Free, no sign-ups, no age limits, with a free snack and apple juice or water.  This program is funded by the Jeppson Grant for Brookfield, through the Greater Worcester Community Foundation.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Tantasqua Junior High School Summer Reading with Mrs. Hager

Mrs. Hager is available for book discussions! She will be at the Merrick Public Library Tuesday, August 13 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.  for 8th grade book discussion 
Life As We Knew It.  
Tuesday, August 20 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.  for 7th grade book discussion 
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. 

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

CHALLENGER: Soaring with Christa McAuliffe

Thursday, August 1 at 6:00 p.m. This program will take place in the Merrick Public Library, 2 Lincoln Street (air conditioned!).  Please use the ADA ramp entrance, the main entrance will be closed. History At Play,  Judith Kalaora will setting up the program in front of the Circulation desk.  Thank you to the Friends of the Merrick Public Library for sponsoring this FREE program.

Friday, July 19, 2019

Thursday, August 1, at 6:00 p.m. CHALLENGER: Soaring With Christa™ Who is America's favorite teacher?

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Thursday, August 1, at 6:00 p.m. CHALLENGER: Soaring With Christa™ Who is America's favorite teacher? Ask anyone about Christa McAuliffe and they will tell you exactly where they were when the Challenger shuttle launched; however, few people understand who Mrs. McAuliffe really was. America's Teacher in Space was an educational pioneer and her goals and accomplishments are explored in this multi-media performance experience, which debuted in 2016 in honor of the 30th anniversary of the Challenger launch.  At the Merrick Public Library.