See Coney Island like you've never seen it before with Coney Island History Project historian and life-long resident, Charles Denson! Our tour of Coney Island explores the neighborhood's history from colonial farmland to vacationers retreat to Hurricane Sandy and everything in between.  Take home copies of dynamic archival resources from the Brooklyn Collection and develop new methods for utilizing Coney Island’s intriguing past to increase student engagement with local history. This workshop includes a walking tour and takes place rain or shine at the Coney Island Branch Library, 1901 Mermaid Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11224.

(CTLE Credits: 5)

Coney Island History is a professional learning event in partnership with Coney Island History Project.

Professional Learning For Educators Brooklyn Connections professional learning workshops present content relevant to educators teaching 4th – 12th grade students in Brooklyn; however, teachers from all grades and boroughs are welcome to attend.  Registration includes breakfast, lunch and learning materials.


NYSED CTLE The Brooklyn Public Library is a New York State Education Department (NYSED) sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) credit. K-12th grade NYS educators.

Funding for Brooklyn Connections is made possible with generous support from The Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund, The Hearst Foundation, Inc., Tiger Baron Foundation, Epstein Teicher Philanthropies and the Brooklyn Eagles.