Events at BPL

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Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o and Peter Kimani with Andy Tepper Wednesday, February 22, 2017 7:30 pm
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Monday, February 20, 2017 9:00 am
Central Library

2016: Let's Talk About It January through February Brooklyn Public Library will be collecting your stories of 2016 to be archived as part of the Our Streets, Our Stories oral history project. We will record your recollections of 2016’s...

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017 6:00 pm
Central Library, Room 214
NY Writers Coalition Logo

Join NY Writers Coalition and writer Miguel Angeles in the new year, as we put pen to paper and see what happens. In this Spanish/English bilingual workshop we'll find inspiration from some of our favorite Latinx storytellers and...

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 7:00 pm
Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

In his compelling new book, Theodore Hamm presents Douglass's controversial and impassioned speeches given in Brooklyn during the Civil War era.  He explores not only the content of his speeches, but their effect on Brooklyn audiences....

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Registration Closed
Thursday, February 23, 2017 7:00 pm
Central Library, Trustees' Room
1984 Book Cover

*Registration Closed. Please click here for additional sessions. BPL will be hosting a book discussion group on George Orwell's 1984 every month for 48 months beginning in January 2017. Each discussion cycle will be facilitated by a...

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