Press Releases

2016
Feb 3 2016 Brooklyn Public Library Launches Second Annual PowerUP! Kreyol Business Plan Competition
Feb 1 2016 Bklyn Incubator Program to Fund Innovative, Branch-Driven Programming at BPL
Jan 29 2016 Brooklyn Public Library Named “Tech Mission Org of the Year” at Technical.ly Brooklyn Innovation Awards
Jan 27 2016 Nobel Prize-Winning Novelist Toni Morrison Headlines Black History Month Programming at BPL
Jan 5 2016 Brooklyn Public Library Wins NEH Common Heritage Grant to Document Demographic Changes in Three Neighborhoods
2015
Dec 14 2015 Council Member Rafael Espinal, Brooklyn Public Library Celebrate New Passport Office, Adult Learning Classes at Arlington Branch
Dec 9 2015 Brooklyn Public Library’s 12th Annual PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Awards More Than $30,000 to Borough Entrepreneurs
Oct 24 2015 Brooklyn Public Library Announces Winners of Inaugural Brooklyn Eagles Literary Prize
Oct 21 2015 Brooklyn Public Library Expands Multilingual, ESOL, Citizenship Services with Support from Apple Bank
Oct 7 2015 Brooklyn Public Library Expands Hours of Service Across Borough
Oct 7 2015 Brooklyn Public Library to Add Sunday Hours at Midwood, Borough Park Branches
Oct 5 2015 Brooklyn Public Library to Debut Children’s Recommendation and Family Engagement Service
Oct 1 2015 Brooklyn Public Library’s Fall Exhibitions Explore Egg Tempera Art, Coney Island Dreams and the Secret Lives of Books
Sep 30 2015 Participatory Art Project Opens Conversation on Transition in Brooklyn’s Prospect Heights Neighborhood
Sep 21 2015 BPL Connects Brooklynites with Free MiFi Devices for Home Internet Access
Sep 18 2015 Celebrated Writers, Editors to Choose Winners of Inaugural Brooklyn Eagles Literary Prize
Sep 1 2015 Zipcars Available at Nine Brooklyn Public Library Branches as Innovative Partnership Expands
Aug 7 2015 Brooklyn’s Bookmobiles Hit the Road with Colorful New Design by Illustrator Adam J. Kurtz
Aug 6 2015 Brooklyn Eagles Literary Prize Shortlists Announced
Jul 29 2015 Brooklyn Public Library Announces Longlists for Inaugural Brooklyn Eagles Literary Prize
Jun 29 2015 New Community Arts Space Opens at Historic Williamsburgh Library
Jun 25 2015 Summer Exhibitions Bring Fat Boy, Fairy Tales and More to Brooklyn Public Library
Jun 23 2015 Statement from Brooklyn Public Library on City's FY 2016 Budget Agreement
Jun 16 2015 Brooklyn Public Library Announces Start of Public Review Process for Brooklyn Heights Library Redevelopment
Jun 10 2015 De Blasio Administration and USCIS Announce New Partnership to Establish New Americans Corners at Libraries Across the City
Jun 4 2015 Brooklyn Kids Attend Superhero Training Camp, Kick Off Library’s Summer Reading Program
May 28 2015 Brooklyn Kids to Attend Superhero Training Camp, Kick Off Summer Reading Program
May 21 2015 New Lots Library Wins NYC Neighborhood Library Award
May 20 2015 Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo Visits Clinton Hill Library, a Finalist for the NYC Neighborhood Library Awards
May 18 2015 BPL Focuses on Digital Privacy with IMLS Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Grant