Press Releases

2015
Apr 22 2015 Brooklyn Public Library’s Third Annual “Bike the Branches” Invites Brooklynites to Explore the Borough by Bike
Apr 16 2015 The House That Herman Built Comes to Brooklyn Public Library
Mar 20 2015 Library Presidents, Advocates & Elected Officials Launch Citywide Campaign to Urge City Hall to Invest in Libraries
Mar 11 2015 BPL Librarian Taneya Gethers Receives Prestigious “Mover & Shaker” Award from Library Journal
Mar 9 2015 Brooklyn Public Library Announces Updates to Brooklyn Heights Library Project
Mar 5 2015 Brooklyn Public Library Celebrates Equality at 18th Annual Gala
Feb 24 2015 Brooklyn Public Library Named Finalist for National Medal from Institute of Museum and Library Services
Feb 9 2015 Brooklyn Public Library Reopens Arlington Branch
Feb 3 2015 Brooklyn Public Library to Exhibit Museum of Science Fiction Architectural Design Competition Winners
Jan 30 2015 Brooklyn Public Library’s “Culture in Transit” to Digitally Archive New York History
Jan 30 2015 Brooklyn Public Library Hosts “Take Your Child to the Library Week”
2014
Dec 19 2014 Brooklyn Public Library Receives $5 Million Grant For Environmental Education Center at Greenpoint Library
Dec 10 2014 More than $30,000 Awarded to Small Businesses at Brooklyn Public Library’s 11th Annual PowerUP! Business Plan Competition
Nov 25 2014 Zipcars Now Available for Reservation at Three Brooklyn Public Library Branches
Oct 29 2014 Brooklyn Public Library Announces Two New Programs To Provide Immigrants Greater Access to Free Citizenship & Legal Services
Sep 16 2014 Brooklyn Public Library Announces Development Partner and Unveils Plans for New Brooklyn Heights Library
Sep 8 2014 Brooklyn Public Library to Expand Hours of Service Across the Borough
Aug 27 2014 Brooklyn Public Library Engages Record Number of Summer Reading Program Participants In 2014
Aug 1 2014 Brooklyn Public Library Partners with Lincoln Center to Offer Free Programming at Branches Throughout the Borough
Jun 16 2014 Brooklyn Public Library Receives $400,000 Grant from the New York Life Foundation
May 6 2014 Brooklyn Public Library’s Annual “Bike the Branches” Event is Saturday, May 17
May 5 2014 Brooklyn Public Library Names Steve Keene as Artist-in-Residence for NYC Debut
Apr 21 2014 Brooklyn Public Library Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Newly-Renovated Stone Avenue Library
Apr 14 2014 Brooklyn Public Library Announces Reopening of Clinton Hill Library
Apr 10 2014 Brooklyn Public Library Launches Brooklyn Newsstand, a Free Digital Archive of Brooklyn’s Most Historic Papers
Mar 28 2014 Brooklyn Public Library Hosts “Bike the Branches,” A One-Day Bike Ride Exploring BPL’s 60 Neighborhood Branches
Mar 13 2014 Brooklyn Public Library Celebrates Grand Opening of Central Library’s New Four & Twenty Blackbirds Café on “Pi Day” – 3-14
Mar 4 2014 Brooklyn Public Library Hosts “Read Across America” Events
Feb 20 2014 Brooklyn Public Library Partners with Local Small Business, Four & Twenty Blackbirds, to Bring New Café to Central Library
Feb 13 2014 Brooklyn Public Library Names Nicholas A. Gravante, Jr. as New Board Chair