Climate Action Brookline and over 30 production partners and dozens of artists, students and volunteers are pleased to present the Third Annual Brookline Climate Week running Saturday, January 26th through Sunday, February 3rd. A milestone of this year’s Climate Week is the collaboration with The Public Library of Brookline to produce Brookline Reads, a community reads together.

Climate Week 2013 offers over fifty events and displays with something for everyone including families and children. Click here for a complete schedule and map at www.brooklineclimateweek.org

Highlights include:

3R DEPOT, REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE EXTRAVAGANZA
Kick off Climate Week on Saturday January 26th by visiting Brookline’s first of its kind, 3R Depot: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Extravaganza at Brookline Town Hall, 10am-2pm. The Depot features multiple stations including Youth Sports Equipment, Youth Formal Wear, Youth Clothing, Styrofoam and Building Materials for drop offs and exchanges. Visit stations for home energy efficiency and alternative transportation and information sessions on solar basics, electricity through wind, and historic homes energy retrofits.

READ
This year marks a Climate Week milestone. The Trustees of The Public Library of Brookline invited Climate Action Brookline to partner and produce Brookline Reads, a community reads together. Please join our community as we read The Dirty Life: A Memoir of Farming, Food and Love, by Kristin Kimball. The memoir chronicles Kristin and her husband Mark’s visionary plan to grow all the food a local community might need. Mark your calendars for Thursday, January 31 to hear from the author, Hunneman Hall, Main Library, 7-9 PM.

SEE
Visit fourteen indoor and outdoor displays along a designated Harvard Street Walking Tour. Discover storefront windows, exhibits at the New England Institute of Art and Brookline Town Hall, Be A-MAZEd, an outdoor installation between Town Hall and the Main Library and Farm2Table2Farm, a cyclorama, at the Brookline Library Main Branch, Hunneman Hall and more. Various displays run from Jan. 10-Feb. 24.

LEARN
Participate in a roundtable discussion, Climate Leaders: National Policy in the Making, on Wed., January 30, 7pm, Hunneman Hall, Brookline Library Main Branch or Opportunities in Urban Agriculture: Feeding Our Community, a panel discussion set for Sat. Feb. 2, 1-2 PM at the CC Library Meeting Room. Attend films for young and old, workshops for kids, classes for adults and much more.

FIND OUT MORE
Visit the following websites for Climate Week/Brookline Reads schedules, details and downloadable map atwww.brooklineclimateweek.org, www.climateactionbrookline.org
and www.brooklinelibrary.org. Contact info@climateactionbrookline.org.