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Volunteer: Mid-Autumn Festival, Brookline Public Library, Brookline, MA

What: The Brookline Public Library's Second-Annual Mid-Autumn Festival Event

Last year, this event attracted 200+ community members over the course of two hours. This year, we've opened up our entire library at Coolidge Corner for the event and are expecting to double the number of attendees.

Where: The Coolidge Corner Library at 31 Pleasant Street, Brookline, MA  

When: Sunday, September 15 from 12 - 5 PM

Who: You! We're asking interested volunteers to commit to a minimum of two hours. Volunteers will be working side-by-side with our own librarians and staff members and gaining a behind-the-scenes view of what goes into putting on a library-wide program

12 to 2 PM: Set up

2 to 4 PM: Staffing one of the below fun activities

1) Photo booth

2) Lantern Decorating Craft Station

3) Calligraphy Station (assisting the calligrapher, managing the line, etc.)

4) Riddles in both English and Chinese

5) Delicious snacks (including traditional mooncakes)

4 to 5 PM: Clean up

If you're interested, please contact Caroline at

Come help us! We have delicious mooncakes, Mid-Autumn Volunteer buttons, and exciting programming experience for you to add to your resume!

*ESL ability encouraged but not required*

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