BPL Book Prize Shortlist Reading

Wed, Oct 12 2022
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Virtual

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Join Brooklyn Public Library & the Brooklyn Eagles to celebrate the 2022 Brooklyn Public Library Book Prize Shortlist Finalists.

In this celebration, we toast to the shortlist authors of the 2022 Brooklyn Public Library Book Prize, hear citations from the jurors (BPL librarians and staff), and enjoy a page from each of the shortlist titles read aloud by the authors.

About the prize: Each year Brooklyn Public Library, in collaboration with the Brooklyn Eagles, honors outstanding works of nonfiction and fiction/poetry with a prize given in the fall. Selected by librarians and library staff, who draw on their broad knowledge of literature and the many populations they serve, the BPL Book Prize recognizes writing that captures the spirit of Brooklyn, one of the most socially and culturally diverse communities in the country.

The complete 2022 longlist can be viewed here; the 2022 shortlist will be announced the week of this event in tandem with the toast and reading. In November, the winners will receive a $5,000 prize and will be celebrated at a culminating event this fall. Congratulations to this year's nominees!

The Brooklyn Public Library Book Prize was established in 2015 by the Brooklyn Eagles, a group of young and engaged Brooklynites who are passionate about Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) and work to engage new patrons, promote the Library as a cultural center, and build a vibrant community around the resources the library offers.

The Brooklyn Public Library Book Prize presented by the Brooklyn Eagles is generously underwritten by the Peck Stacpoole Foundation.

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Join Brooklyn Public Library & the Brooklyn Eagles to celebrate the 2022 Brooklyn Public Library Book Prize Shortlist Finalists.

In this celebration, we toast to the shortlist authors of the 2022 Brooklyn Public Library Book Prize, hear citations from the jurors (BPL librarians and staff), and enjoy a page from each of the shortlist titles read aloud by the authors.

About the prize: Each year Brooklyn Public Library, in collaboration with the Brooklyn Eagles, honors outstanding works of nonfiction and fiction/poetry with a prize given in the fall. Selected by librarians and library staff, who draw on their broad knowledge of literature and the many populations they serve, the BPL Book Prize recognizes writing that captures the spirit of Brooklyn, one of the most socially and culturally diverse communities in the country.

The complete 2022 longlist can be viewed here; the 2022 shortlist will be announced the week of this event in tandem with the toast and reading. In November, the winners will receive a $5,000 prize and will be celebrated at a culminating event this fall. Congratulations to this year's nominees!

The Brooklyn Public Library Book Prize was established in 2015 by the Brooklyn Eagles, a group of young and engaged Brooklynites who are passionate about Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) and work to engage new patrons, promote the Library as a cultural center, and build a vibrant community around the resources the library offers.

The Brooklyn Public Library Book Prize presented by the Brooklyn Eagles is generously underwritten by the Peck Stacpoole Foundation.

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