Brookfield Library - Virtual Events

The Library building may be closed, but you can still take advantage of Library classes and events online. See our upcoming schedule below.

Events for Adults

Live Events

Beyond the Blues Brothers: 40th Anniversary
Monday, August 3 @ 7 p.m.
Register on Zoom

Sci-Fi & Fantasy Book Club
First Wednesday of the month
Next meeting: Wednesday, August 5 @ 6 p.m.
Register on Zoom

Dig Deeper: The Foundations of Chicago Architecture
Monday, August 10 @ 2 p.m.
Register on Zoom

Non-Fiction Book Group
Second Wednesday of the month
Next meeting: Wednesday, August 12 @ 7 p.m.
Register on Zoom

Lunch & Learn: DIY Graphics with Canva
Friday, August 14 @ 12 p.m.
Register on Zoom

Girls Night Out Book Club
Third Monday of the month.
Next meeting: Monday, August 17 @ 7 p.m.
Register on Zoom

Home Energy Savings Workshop
Thursday, August 20 @ 6 p.m.
Register on GoToWebinar

On Demand Events

Botanical Monoprinted Bookmarks
Available on YouTube

Who was Betty Crocker?
Available on YouTube

Chicago: True Stories of the 1920s
Available to stream on Vimeo

3D Printing Demo
Available on YouTube

Events for Seniors

Live Events

Chair Yoga
Thursdays at 11 a.m.

Through AgeOptions
Take Charge of Your Diabetes
Info Session: Thursday, August 13, 12:30 p.m.
Workshop: Thursdays via Zoom August 20-September 30, 1-3:30 p.m.

Events for Teens

Live Events

D&D Online
Wednesday, August 12 @ 5 p.m. - Register
Thursday, August 27 @ 5 p.m. - Register

Teen Advisory Group
Wednesday, August 26 @ 4 p.m. - Register



Just for Kids

Sidewalk Sundays
Sundays, June 7 - August 16
We're loving all of the chalk art around town and want to encourage more of it. Kids- grab some chalk; create sidewalk art and then snap a picture and send it to for entry into the Sidewalk Sundays art contest. Winners will be announced on Mondays and will receive gift cards to local businesses.

It's for the Birds
Saturdays, June 6 - August 15
Each Saturday, snap a picture of a bird in your backyard and email us at to be entered into the weekly contest. The winner will be announced the following Monday.

Fairy Garden Festival
Monday, August 17 - Saturday, August 22
It's a Fairy Garden Festival! Make Fairy Gardens at home and send us your pictures to to join the competition. Winners will be notified and announced on Monday, August 24.

Live Weekly Events

Birth to Three Jamboree
Mondays @ 6:30 p.m. on Facebook

Louder, Faster - Unplugged
Tuesdays @ 10:30 a.m. on Facebook

Book Babies
Tuesdays @ 11:30 a.m. on Facebook
Wednesdays @ 11:30 a.m. on Facebook

Terrific 2s & 3s
Wednesdays @ 10:30 a.m. on Facebook

Fantastic 4s & 5s
Thursdays @ 10:30 a.m. on Facebook


Live Special Events

Stories with Miss Christal
Saturday, August 1 @ 10:30 a.m.

Inclusive Playgroup
Saturday, August 1 @ 11:30 a.m.

Truck Wash Time!
Saturday, August 1 @ 3 p.m.

Roblox & Robes
Friday, August 7 @ 4 p.m.

Craft Craze
Monday, August 10 @ 11 a.m.

Read to the Dogs
Thursday, August 6 @ 1 p.m.

Geek Lab
Thursday, August 6 @ 4 p.m.

Brainstorm Challenge
Thursday, August 6 @ 11:30 a.m.

Rock Gardens
Thursday, August 13 @ 4 p.m.

Andertoons: Dinosaurs vs. Robots
Saturday, August 22 @ 2 p.m.