The City of Brentwood's annual Christmas tree lighting & Polar Express will take lace at 5 p.m. with the lighting to be held at 5:30 p.m.

There will also be  5 p.m. and 6 p.m. there will be readings of The Polar Express in the Periodical Room. Everyone attending The Polar Express reading must have a ticket, there are still some available for the 6 p.m. reading.

More information about the event including parking details is available here.


The Kids’ Make program give participants aged 7-12 explore new tools, fine motor skills, creative problem solving and self-directed play with art supplies, recyclables and of course their imagination. The program begins at 4:30 p.m., is free and registration is required.


A financial workshop, Examining the Tax Cuts Job Act: Tax planning opportunities within the rules, will take place at noon on Wednesday. The program is free and registration is available online.


Flow into Joy Yoga will take place on Tuesday at 10:15 a.m. Participants can take part in a mixed level gentle flow yoga class where we will explore all the elements of a yoga practice - breath, positive affirmations, poses, meditation and relaxation. The class has a $5 fee with registration available online. 


The Teen Anime Club will meet on Friday at 4 p.m. for anime and snacks. This is a free program.


Morning with Santa will be a free program at 9 a.m. on Saturday. Magician Scott Humston will amaze and delight with his fascinating magic and hilarious showmanship with shows at 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Participants can enjoy refreshments, face painting, music, giveaways and of course, Santa Claus. Admission is free, but tickets are required for the magic shows and may be picked up at the Children’s Service Desk. 


The Featured Program of the Week is  at 3 p.m. on Sunday. 

The free program will feature Dr. Fred Frawley, Folklorist and Minstrel, who will present Christmas stories and songs from the Southern Appalachian tradition of East Tennessee and Western North Carolina. Registration is available online.

The John P. Holt Brentwood Library is located at 8109 Concord Rd. More information about the library and programs can be found at

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