Press Releases

2016
Apr 25 2016 Brooklyn Public Library Gears Up for Fourth Annual Bike the Branches
Apr 19 2016 Brooklyn Public Library Earns Nation’s Highest Honor for Museums and Libraries
Apr 4 2016 Council Member Laurie Cumbo, PS 532 Students Join Brooklyn Public Library for Reopening of Eastern Parkway Branch
Mar 21 2016 Brooklyn Public Library Announces Winners of Inaugural Bklyn Incubator Project
Mar 9 2016 Brooklyn Public Library Honors Borough’s Tech Innovators at 19th Annual Gala
Feb 23 2016 Brooklyn Public Library Invests in Language Access for Immigrant Patrons
Feb 11 2016 Celebration of Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Highlights Winter Exhibition Season at Central Library
Feb 10 2016 The Review Panel, artcritical's Acclaimed Series of Live Criticism, Moves to Brooklyn Public Library
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 to Add Sunday Hours at Midwood, Borough Park Branches
Oct 7 2015 Brooklyn Public Library Expands Hours of Service Across Borough
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