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BPL Presents: Read to a Therapy Dog


Calling All Dog Lovers!  Here at Brooklyn Public Library, we love dogs (and reading, of course!). That is why we are super excited when we get to combine the two. At the Central Library, we are fortunate to partner with the therapy animal organization PET PARTNERS to offer a monthly therapy dog program.

Our volunteer certified therapy dog is named Angel, and we absolutely love having her visit at the library! Angel is pictured above at Central Library.
We know from experience that having children read to dogs can help build self-esteem and confidence…

BKLYN Kids Presents: Summer Reading 2021!

Kathy; Christina

Have FUN this summer with books, activities, and virtual programs from Brooklyn Public Library!  This Saturday, June 5 is the official launch of Summer Reading in Brooklyn! You can find fun virtual and in-person programs throughout the summer to help you get excited about reading what you love in a favorite spot at the beach, park or cozied up at home. And to help you carry your books home from the library this summer, Brooklyn Public Library is giving away colorful tote bags to toddlers and babies, kids and teens! We will also have some free book giveaways!     …

Cycle Alliance Maxi Pad Distribution: Friday, May 21


Brooklyn Public Library’s Cycle Alliance and Her Village Inc. will be co-hosting a menstrual product distribution and donation event on Friday, May 21 at 2 p.m. Approximately 100 packages of maxi pads will be given to menstruators in need. The public is also encouraged to donate unopened boxes of maxi pads, panty shields, tampons, menstrual cups, and children’s and adult diapers to stock future distribution days.   The Cycle Alliance launched in the fall of 2019 as part of the Brooklyn Public Library’s BKLYN Incubator initiative.  Through …