BPL Blogs

Posted in Teens by
May 18, 2016
We received hundreds of submissions for 2016 Brooklyn Public Library Teen Writing Contest, and we are pleased to announce the following prizes, honors, and selections: Poetry Winners ... Read More
Posted in Read Write Create by Hope J.
December 8, 2015
It’s December, and you know what that means… the kids participating in Read! Write! Create! have published their own book of comics! You thought I’d say the program is over,... Read More
Posted in Read Write Create by Hope J.
September 1, 2015
  It's officially September! Do you know what this means (besides school, fall boots, and pumpkin spice lattes)? We have nearly accomplished our Comic Book Program journey for 2015...... Read More
Posted in Read Write Create by Hope J.
July 31, 2015
Wow! I can’t believe it’s already the end of block 8, but looking down at all of these excellently drawn comic books – superheroes, villains, plots, settings, emotions, and dialog... Read More
Posted in Read Write Create by Winston S.
May 8, 2015
It’s Spring and we’ve brought Read! Write! Create! to the branches!  What better way to shake off the winter blues than a weekly field trip to the library? We took our group to... Read More
Posted in Senior Moments by Judy K
April 28, 2015
One of the highlights of working for Brooklyn Public Library's Services for Older Adults Department is to attend exhibitions at the libraries and senior centers that host Creative Aging programs... Read More
Posted in Senior Moments by Judy K
April 16, 2015
What happens when you have an Xbox One, a giant screen, some determined competitors and a glassed-in room? You get a bunch of first-graders peering in and wondering what's going on. Today, during... Read More
Posted in Senior Moments by Judy K
April 7, 2015
    In Brooklyn, stories are everything. Timing is also everything, and so is location. When we scheduled the interview with Books by Mail customer, Ruth Rabin, for October 8, we had no... Read More
Posted in Senior Moments by Judy K
March 25, 2015
Books by Mail patron, Marie Shear, coined a new definition for a common phrase in 2003. "senior moment: (1) Any accomplishment, large or small, possible because acuity, confidence and gumption... Read More
Posted in Senior Moments by Judy K
March 2, 2015
            A lot of great things in life happen because someone is in the right place at the right time. Earlier this year, one of our Senior Assistants, Rosemarie,... Read More