Library Assets

 


Studio Amenities

  • Temperature-controlled 11’ x 27’ studio, high ceilings, no windows – many sunny places throughout the library, though!
  • Regular sink in the studio
  • 6ft table (more if needed)
  • 2 outlets
  • Tons of storage
  • Access to slop sink
  • Elevator to loading dock (size restricted to regular sized doorways)
  • Full bathroom with shower (shared)
  • Full kitchen (shared)
  • Lockers
  • Free parking
  • Wifi

Access to Library Assets

Spaces:

  • Indoor balcony (Coolidge Corner branch)
  • Indoor garden (Coolidge Corner branch)
  • Hunneman Hall performance space with piano, video projector, and sound system (scheduled access)
  • Outdoor balcony (Main branch)
  • Storytime room (scheduled access)
  • Conference rooms
  • All other indoor and outdoor library spaces which are also open to public use

Materials and Tools:

  • 3D printer (lulzbot mini)
  • Various paper cutters/guillotines
  • Surveillance cameras
  • RFID tagger
  • Office supplies (within reason)
  • Color copier / paper
  • Various carts
  • Easels (sign stands, not artmaking)
  • Various display cases
  • Sign printing services (scale and extent to which this can be used TBD)
  • Gaming consoles (xbox 360, 2 Wi’s)
  • Digital photo frames
  • Laser fiche
  • 3 grandfather clocks
  • Deaccessioned books
  • Brookline Book Bike!

Borrowable Assets

  • iPads
  • 2 Windows 7 laptops
  • 2 Chromebooks
  • wifi hotspots

Assets Available for Public Use

  • Many sun-drenched work tables and seating throughout all the branches
  • 9 windowed study pods overlooking the Pierce School yard
  • Large format scanners (Bookscanner 6167)
  • Computer lab
  • Study rooms
  • Computer screen readers for the blind
  • Cafe area with tables
  • Vending machines

Library Collections

  • Brookline Room (local history)
    • Genealogy
    • Town documents
    • Brookline authors
    • Town resident info by street
  • Closed Stack Historical Collections
    • census – 1870
    • mortality statistics
    • magazines
    • old reference books (“Who’s Who in America”)
    • and more!
  • Preservation vault filled with historical treasures
  • Local newspapers
  • Russian materials
  • Chinese materials
  • Art collection displayed throughout the library
  • Book sale
  • Teen room
  • Microfiche (entire history of NY Times, Wall Street Journal since 1800’s)
  • Cake pans
  • Board (and other) games
  • Databases
  • And more!