Press Releases

2016
Sep 22 2016 Brooklyn Public Library’s Summer Reading Program Serves Record Number of Students
Sep 15 2016 Bklyn Incubator Funds Second Round of Innovative Programming at BPL Branches
Sep 6 2016 Fall Cultural Season Sets New Course for Brooklyn Public Library
Aug 31 2016 Council Member Mark Treyger Joins Brooklyn Public Library for Reopening of Ulmer Park Branch
Aug 29 2016 Brooklyn Eagles Literary Prize Shortlists Announced
Jul 28 2016 Brooklyn Public Library Opens Interim Brooklyn Heights Branch
Jul 25 2016 Brooklyn Public Library Announces Longlists for Second Annual Brooklyn Eagles Literary Prize
Jul 19 2016 Construction Begins on Park Slope Library Reading Circle and Storytelling Garden
Jun 23 2016 Brooklyn Public Library Wins Knight News Challenge Award to Expand Innovative Telestory Program
Jun 17 2016 Brooklyn Public Library Presents Inaugural Dr. Lucille C. Thomas Award for Excellence in Librarianship
Jun 15 2016 Today’s Teens Are Tomorrow’s Techies at Brooklyn Public Library
Jun 9 2016 Hundreds of Brooklyn Kids Turn Central Library Into Board Game, Playland to Kick Off 2016 Summer Reading
Jun 8 2016 Statement on the Fiscal Year 2017 Budget
Jun 8 2016 Inaugural Ned Vizzini Teen Writing Prize Recognizes New York City’s Next Generation of Literary Talent
Jun 1 2016 Brooklyn Public Library Earns Nation’s Highest Honor for Museums and Libraries
May 9 2016 Brooklyn Public Library Spring Exhibition Season Features Original Work from 2016 BPL Artist-in-Residence
May 5 2016 Brooklyn Public Library Names László Jakab Orsós Vice President of Arts & Culture
Apr 25 2016 Brooklyn Public Library Gears Up for Fourth Annual Bike the Branches
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