Suzi Shelton is a music and movement specialist, teacher, and family performer. She has been rocking parents and kids alike for over 10+ years in such prestigious venues as Symphony Space and the White House Easter Egg Hunt.
Join us for a screening of Ferdinand the movie in the Dweck Auditorium.
Raised in the System is an insightful look at juvenile mass incarceration in the United States, hosted by actor and activist Michael K. Williams, who played Omar on “The Wire.” Williams grew up in the Vanderveer projects, in East Flatbush,...
Join us for a screening of Ralp Breaks the Internet in the Dweck Auditorium.
Join us for a screening of Spiderman: Into the Spider-verse in the Dweck Auditorium.
The first novel from Sarah Jessica Parker’s new imprint, SJP for Hogarth—and a finalist for One Book, One New York—A Place for Us is a deeply moving and resonant story of love, identity, and belonging.
As an Indian wedding gathers a...
Sofi’s Magical Adventure is based on the bilingual children’s picture book Sofi and the Magic, Musical Mural. Join Sofi on a magical adventure exploring art, imagination, and Puerto Rican cultural traditions. Learn about Carnival, visit beautiful...
A program of Eduard Morike.
No children under 6 will be permitted.
Leading art critics join in lively debate about current exhibitions around the five boroughs. This month, Kara Rooney, Christopher Stackhouse, and John Yau join moderator David Cohen to discuss:
Barbara Ess: Someone to Watch Over Me...
Copresented with Brooklyn Poets as a Brooklyn Poets Reading Series event: three poets on their new books.
A timely, stirring, and confident examination of mixed-race identity, violence, and history skillfully rendered through the lens of...
Learn How to Secure Angel Investing
The Library's Business & Career Center presents Elizabeth Crowell, an angel investor in women-led ventures and a successful Brooklyn business owner. During this event you'll learn that you, too, can...
ArtsPower’s colorful musical captures the blithe yet touching spirit of Ludwig Bemelmans’ much loved Madeline series. This amusing tale traces the adventures of a young Parisian girl who – despite starting off on the wrong foot with a mischievous...
SHOW PEOPLE (1928) 79 minutes
King Vidor’s homage to Mack Sennett’s style of silent slapstick-comedy stars Marion Davies as Peggy Pepper, who achieves success by appearing in slapstick-films. But, given the chance to star in...
Clarinetist and composer Kinan Azmeh has been touring the world as soloist, composer and improviser. Notable appearances include: Opera Bastille, Paris; Tchaikovsky Grand Hall, Moscow; Carnegie Hall and the UN’s general assembly, New York; the...
New York State is offering courses for residents to have the tools and resources to prepare for any type of disaster, respond accordingly and recover as quickly as possible to pre-disaster conditions. Courses will be offered on multiple...
Mil’s Trills invites families to celebrate the community through original tunes and a cast of musical guests.
Valeria Luiselli discusses the American border crisis and the migrants from Mexico and Central America whose stories inspired her new novel, Lost Children Archive. Luiselli was born in Mexico City and grew up in South Korea, South Africa and...
“There is no thing as a single-issue struggle because we do not live single-issue lives.” Audre Lourde
When people don’t fit the dominant stereotype associated with their identity, barriers, already significant, increase. Hear about the...
Future Hits is an “educational rock powerhouse" whose songs build important language skills while cultivating children's love for learning. The music corresponds with innovative and differentiated learning activities, effectively igniting the...
Praised by The New Yorker as “a fresh and vital young participant in what is a golden age of American string quartets,” the Daedalus Quartet has established itself as a leader among the new generation of string ensembles. Since winning the top...
This panel celebrates Whitman's 200th anniverary with responses from poets in remarks written in verse and prose, as well as through dance and song. Panelists include Cornelius Eady, Kimiko Hahn, Ramya Ramana, and Vijay Seshadri. The evening also...
These Whitman 200th Anniversary "lightning lectures" examine the vast scope of Whitman's legacy on poetry in the 20th century and beyond, and explore critically and swiftly where his vision and style came from. Lightning lecturers include...
Second Read is a BPL Presents series that reevaluates canonical classic and contemporary work and encourages lively debate around books and reading. This Second Read and other events during the weekend are co-presented with Poetry Society of...
Contemporary poets read some of their favorite Whitman poems -- and respond with a poem of their own!
By highlighting their relationship to Whitman's work, poet's will give audiences a glimpse of the ongoing dialogue with the good gray...
In this Whitman at 200 culminating event, join award-winning poets Gregory Pardlo, Vievee Francis and Marvin Bell as they read their own poems in honor of Whitman's life and legacy.
Marvin Bell has published 24 books. Born in...
Get ready for a serious jam session that will get everyone up and dancing! Jam with Jamie and Friends come armed with guitar and bubbles, ready to jam out to traditional children's songs, rock n' roll oldies, and today's hits.
First Annual Early Childhood Symposium: How Immigration Policy Impacts Child Development and Engagement in the Community and Classroom
Join us for an informative seminar and panel discussion about how current immigration policy...
METROPOLIS (1927) 148 minutes
Fritz Lang and writer Thea von Harbou created this visually-iconic sci-fi epic, hoping to make a film that equaled the quality of American-studio productions, and also found distribution in...
Vered and the Babes are reminiscent of a Doo-Wop band, using playful vocal harmonies, lively horns, pots and pans, and beatboxing to get everyone jumping and singing along. They sing songs from their joyful and highly acclaimed albums, Good...
Leading art critics join moderator David Cohen in lively debate about current exhibitions around the five boroughs. This month, we present a Whitney Biennial Special.
Presented in association with Artcritical.
Join the Art Deco Society of New York and Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) for a delightful, free talk about the Art Deco history of Brooklyn in one of the borough’s most iconic Art Deco buildings, the stunning Central Library.
Join us as we honor the finalists of the 2019 Teen Writing Contest and winners of the Ned Vizzini Teen Writing Prize.
The Ned Vizzini Teen Writing Prize, a cash award that is the centerpiece of Brooklyn Public Library's Teen Writing...
Stop by the Mini Brooklyn Playdate to enjoy fun games and activities that delight young children and encourage early literacy.
Come to play and leave ready to turn ordinary objects in your home into your child’s...
The Sparrow Sisters are parents from Brooklyn who play music for young children. With guitar, violin and vocal harmonies, they perform a sweet mixture of folk and nursery songs. The set is interactive, sure to get kids and their caregivers...