BPL PREMIER is Central Library’s new series of premier live arts and culture events. Featured guests include seasoned and emerging writers, and artists and performers from diverse genres and cultures, whose innovative work provides stirring experiences while illuminating new understandings.
Events are free or ticketed. Unless noted, all events take in the Dr. S. Stevan Dweck Cultural Center at Central Library.
Award-winning artist, writer and author of Drawing Blood and Brothers of the Gun (with Marwan Hisham) Molly Crabapple has been commissioned by Brooklyn Public Library to present the next Message...
Brooklyn Public Library gratefully acknowledges the many donors who have provided generous support for BPL Presents programs, including: Cheryl and George Haywood Endowment for Cultural Diversity, The Kahn Endowment for Humanities Programs, Dr. Beverly S. Jacobs, Janet Anderson, Jane Brody Enquist, The Miriam Katowitz and Arthur Radin Fund, Los Blancos, Mapleton Endowment, National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts, Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF), Sandra and Peter Schubert Endowment Fund, The Morris & Alma Schapiro Fund, The Weissman Family Foundation, Inc., City Point, WarnerMedia, the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation’s Innovation Fund, the Estate of Pearl S. Reuillard in memory of her parents Yetta and Louis Schwartz and many other generous supporters.
Programs are also supported by Brooklyn Public Library’s Fund for the Humanities which was established through the generous support of the National Endowment for the Humanities, The Hearst Foundation, Inc., Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, The Starr Foundation, the Leon and Muriel Gilbert Charitable Trust, Henry and Lucy Moses Fund, Inc. and a gift in memory of Samuel and Pauline Wine.
WNYC is a media partner of Brooklyn Public Library.