Filmed Interview, São Paulo TV
Cultura Brazil, 1977, 23 mins, Portuguese with English subtitles
The only existing footage of Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector (1920–1977), widely considered to be Brazil’s greatest modern...
Short film, dir. by Robert Frank and Alfred Leslie
US, 1959, 30 mins
In this short adapted from the third act of Jack Kerouac’s play, Beat Generation, and featuring improvised narration by Kerouac, Milo is a railroad brakeman, his...
Documentary, dir. by Neil Ortenberg
US, 2007, 98 mins
Obscene is the definitive film biography of Barney Rosset, who acquired Grove Press in 1951 and embarked on a tumultuous career of publishing and political engagement....
Please join our premier virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with...
Become the champion of BPL's digital bowling league!
Older adults are welcome to join a team, learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One and compete with neighborhood libraries and senior sites in the community.
Seniors and People with Disabilities, Keep Your Rent From Increasing, If You:
- Are you 62 years or older (18 years old if disabled);
- Have a household income of $50,000 or less;
If you are interested in becoming a citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups.
Do you enjoy writing? Great, come write with us! We'll be exploring symbolism and how to use it to enhance your stories. Paper and pencils will be supplied.
Enjoy building with Lego and Duplo bricks and Keva planks! Create cars, planes, castles, gardens and more; let your imagination soar!
Learn to play chess every Thursday at 4:00.
All ages and skill levels welcomed!
Требуется регистрация. Зарегистрируйтесь в справочном бюро.
Станьте мастером вашего компьютера, планшета или смартфона с Аркадием Клаузовым!
Attend a free class that will make you the boss of your computer, tablet or...
Short film, dir. by Eric Simonson
US, 2009, 40 mins
For over 60 years, Studs Terkel elevated the voices and experiences of everyday Americans through his skillful interviews on radio and TV and in books. The documentary...
Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes are for people who want to learn to speak, read, write and understand English:
Classes are open to adults 17 and older.
All classes meet two days per week
Dir. by Alan Benson and Daniel Wiles
UK, 1985, 54 mins
Marguerite Duras – 20th-century France’s greatest femme de lettres – was the sort of woman who spared neither herself nor others. In this vintage filmed interview, the late...
Practice and improve your conversation skills.
Meet new friends from around the world.
Если вы поэт или цените поэзию, мы приглашаем вас в каждый первый и третий четверг месяца.
If you are a poet or someone who appreciates poetry, we invite you to join us every first and third Thursday of the month.
Documentary, dir. by Nitesh Anjaan
Denmark, 2017, 58 mins
When Mette Holm begins to translate Haruki Murakami’s debut novel Kaze no uta o kike (Hear the Wind Sing), a two-meter-tall frog shows up at an underground station...
Documentary, dir. by Katy Homan
UK, 2017, 60 mins
Universally acclaimed as one of Canada's greatest living writers, Margaret Atwood has been fearlessly outspoken in her life and in her work. At age 77, her star shines brighter and...
Family members and personnel working with military and families are often not aware of how to engage veterans with mental illnesses and addictions. In addition to the impact of military service on the veteran, each has a circle of family (...
Join us for an art session geared for 0-5 years old prior to storytime.
Need assistance perfecting your resume to make it look and sound just right? Our Librarians are here to help!
Resume help is availble by appointment only and is arranged in 30 minute slots. Please come in or call the branch to...
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!
For ages 0-5.
Ticket required. Inquire at information desk.
Learn to knit.
Finish an old project, or start a new project, and make new friends!
Join Juana, and learn to crochet, modify a pattern, or create your own.
Do It Yourself.
Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time. For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.
Experience the wonder of Lego Mindstorm and learn how to build, program and command a Lego robot with your friends.
Hear stories, sing songs and make something fun!
Documentary, dir. by Ema Ryan Yamazaki
US, 2017, 82 mins
Since the publication of the first book in 1941, Curious George has touched the hearts and minds of children throughout the world. The documentary explores the lives...
Documentary, dir. by Jean Carlomusto
US, 2015, 82 mins
Pioneering activist, author and playwright Larry Kramer is a political firebrand who gave voice to the outrage and grief that inspired a generation of gay men and...
Biography of an Influential Civil Rights Activist and Poet
Documentary, dir. by Bob Hercules and Rita Coburn Whack
US, 2016, 114 mins
Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise is the first feature documentary on the singer,...
Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!
Did you know you can check out ebooks and downloadable audiobooks free from the library? Whether you're new to ebooks completely or just not sure how to get them with your library card, stop by our drop-in session where a librarian will help you...
For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, & math through music,...
Come here classic stories read aloud in our family friendly Saturday Storytime!
We invite Russian Literature and poetry enthusiasts to join our monthly club of immigrant writers and poets! Our goal is to unite and support immigrant writers and poets and help them be heard!
Литературный клуб, приглашает всех любителей...
Just can't wait for Explore and Create?
Get your creative color muscles warmed up with Alexandra.
Make your world a more colorful place.
Documentary, dir. by Charles Officer
US, 2018, 90 mins
This new documentary explores the global legacy of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's timeless fable, 75 years after its publication. Following a modern day Little Prince – a seven-year...
This month the CyPurr Collective is in a good mood from Amazon being kicked out of Queens. To celebrate, we're offering a break from scary cybersecurity threats to focus on good news, cybersecurity wins, and sources of optimism moving forward. We...
A way to save money is to make your own personal care products. A coffee scrub is a way to upgrade your normal shower to a spa experience.
Documentary, dir. by John L. Reilly
UK, 1993, 86 minutes
Nobel prize-winning author and playwright Samuel Beckett shunned publicity throughout his life, yet became a worldwide cultural influence. In the U.S. alone, his...
We are proud to present a wide variety of community talents, artists, musicians, composers and visual artists of multicultural community of New York City.
Explore diversity through music, dance, art and theater. Our goal is to engage,...
Documentary, dir. by Harry Burton
UK, 2007, 56 mins
For nearly fifty years until his death in 2008, Harold Pinter was at the center of British and international theatre, and contributed to films...
Documentary, dir. by Fred Barney Taylor
US, 2007, 75 mins
A sprawling portrait of the larger-than-life Samuel R. Delany – one of the most prolific and innovative sci-fi authors and an icon in the gay and African-American...
The Life and Work of a Treasured American Playwright
Documentary, dir. by Tracy Heather Strain
US, 2018, 118 mins
If the 1959 Broadway production of A Raisin in the Sun changed the face of American theater forever,...
Bring your budding intellectual to explore some of life’s biggest questions!
Philosophy for Kids returns for a fourth year at the Brooklyn Public Library, this time with an all new vision. Ariel Sykes, Saiki Cheah, and Jennifer Morton,...
**Please note: This program is at capacity and regsitration has been closed.
In the program Devoted, ETHEL has gathered music of passionate affection and dedication from cultures of the world, and practices as old as time. Following their...
Documentary, dir. by Mark Eisner
US, 2004, 76 mins
Latin America’s most renowned poet and a major player in Chile’s political struggles, Pablo Neruda (1904-1973) attained mythic stature in his lifetime. Narrated by Chilean...
Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.
Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...
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