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OCT
8

Nannies' Fairy Tales Writing Workshops

Sat, Oct 8   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library

Adults creative writing BPL Presents Nannies Fairy Tales Writing Workshops writing workshop

Brooklyn Public Library invites nannies to participate in a dynamic eight-week FREE writing workshop where you can learn about some traditional forms of storytelling, from origin myths and fables to fairy tales and picture books.

The...

Nannies' Fairy Tales Writing Workshops

OCT
12

Talks in the Othmer | What’s Prison For?

Wed, Oct 12   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Center for Brooklyn History

Adults Center for Brooklyn History conversations BPL Presents author talks

Nearly two million Americans are held in our country’s prisons and jails, a number widely acknowledged as a source of national shame. Steeped in violence and dysfunction, the question “Where does prison reform begin?” remains daunting. Can...

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BPL Book Prize Shortlist Reading

Wed, Oct 12   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults BPL Presents author talks BPL Book Prize

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...

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BPL Book Prize Shortlist Reading

OCT
13

Lenapehoking Anthology Launch with Joe Baker, Hadrien Coumans & Curtis Zuniga

Thu, Oct 13   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Prospect Park Boathouse

Adults BPL Presents Lenapehoking

In partnership with Prospect Park Alliance and the Lenape Center, this BPL Presents post-script event for the spring 2022 Lenapehoking exhibition celebrates the release of the Lenapehoking Anthology, with historical essays, interviews, poems...
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Lenapehoking Anthology Launch with Joe Baker, Hadrien Coumans & Curtis Zuniga

OCT
15

Nannies' Fairy Tales Writing Workshops

Sat, Oct 15   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library

Adults creative writing BPL Presents Nannies Fairy Tales Writing Workshops writing workshop

Brooklyn Public Library invites nannies to participate in a dynamic eight-week FREE writing workshop where you can learn about some traditional forms of storytelling, from origin myths and fables to fairy tales and picture books.

The...

Nannies' Fairy Tales Writing Workshops

OCT
16

Classical Interludes: Young Composers Festival: Persist

Sun, Oct 16   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults classical interludes BPL Presents live music

ETHEL and Allison Loggins-Hull Present HomeBaked V: Five Commissioned World Premieres in Partnership with Brooklyn Public Library

 

ETHEL, NYC’s own genre-defying string quartet (BPL Creatives-In-Residence 2019-20), joins...

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Classical Interludes: Young Composers Festival: Persist

OCT
20

Talks in the Othmer | The Rise and Fall of Protestant Brooklyn

Thu, Oct 20   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Center for Brooklyn History

Adults Center for Brooklyn History conversations BPL Presents author talks

In their new book, The Rise and Fall of Protestant Brooklyn, historians Stuart M. Blumin and Glenn C. Altschuler tell the story of nineteenth-century Brooklyn's domination by upper-class and middle-class Protestants with roots in Puritan New...

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Talks in the Othmer | The Rise and Fall of Protestant Brooklyn

OCT
22

Nannies' Fairy Tales Writing Workshops

Sat, Oct 22   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library

Adults creative writing BPL Presents Nannies Fairy Tales Writing Workshops writing workshop

Brooklyn Public Library invites nannies to participate in a dynamic eight-week FREE writing workshop where you can learn about some traditional forms of storytelling, from origin myths and fables to fairy tales and picture books.

The...

Nannies' Fairy Tales Writing Workshops

OCT
25

CBH Talk: 10 Years After Hurricane Sandy

Tue, Oct 25   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Center for Brooklyn History

Adults Center for Brooklyn History conversations BPL Presents

Hurricane Sandy hit New York City on October 29, 2012. Over the course of 48 hours ferocious wind, rain, and water left hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers without power, damaged the city’s critical infrastructure, displaced thousands of...

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CBH Talk: 10 Years After Hurricane Sandy

OCT
26

Talks in the Othmer | A Northern Lynching

Wed, Oct 26   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Center for Brooklyn History

Adults Center for Brooklyn History conversations BPL Presents author talks

In 1892 a young Black man named Robert Lewis was accused of sexual assault and brutally lynched by a white mob. The incident took place where such things were ‘not supposed to’ –  in Port Jervis, New York, 75 miles from New York City. At the...

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Talks in the Othmer | A Northern Lynching

OCT
27

Bamako to Brooklyn: DJ Spooky and Yacouba Sissoko

Thu, Oct 27   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults BPL Presents Mali Magic music

Join Paul D. Miller, aka DJ Spooky and master kora player Yacouba Sissoko for an evening immersed in the sounds of the Sahel. The two will discuss traditions of West African desert blues, griot and Hip-Hop. A listening session will introduce...

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Bamako to Brooklyn: DJ Spooky and Yacouba Sissoko

OCT
29

Nannies' Fairy Tales Writing Workshops

Sat, Oct 29   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library

Adults creative writing BPL Presents Nannies Fairy Tales Writing Workshops writing workshop

Brooklyn Public Library invites nannies to participate in a dynamic eight-week FREE writing workshop where you can learn about some traditional forms of storytelling, from origin myths and fables to fairy tales and picture books.

The...

Nannies' Fairy Tales Writing Workshops

NOV
2

International Writers Series: Travels through Time

Wed, Nov 2   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults conversations BPL Presents author talks

For our International Writers series, join Igiaba Scego, author of The Color Line (Other Press), and Kirmen Uribe, author of Bilbao—New York—Bilbao (Coffee House Press), as they discuss their new novels with Anderson Tepper.

How do we experience...

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International Writers Series: Travels through Time

NOV
3

Artist Talk: Tammy Nguyen

Thu, Nov 3   7:00 pm to 8:15 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults BPL Presents artist talks exhibitions

Visual artist and writer Tammy Nguyen, whose drawings is currently on exhibit at Central Library, speaks on her work in the studio and her newly published book, O, (Ugly Duckling Presse), an experimental novella that "sounds the depths of...

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Artist Talk: Tammy Nguyen

NOV
5

Nannies' Fairy Tales Writing Workshops

Sat, Nov 5   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library

Adults creative writing BPL Presents Nannies Fairy Tales Writing Workshops writing workshop

Brooklyn Public Library invites nannies to participate in a dynamic eight-week FREE writing workshop where you can learn about some traditional forms of storytelling, from origin myths and fables to fairy tales and picture books.

The...

Nannies' Fairy Tales Writing Workshops

NOV
6

Classical Interludes: Inesa Sinkevych

Sun, Nov 6   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults classical interludes BPL Presents live music

A laureate of the 12th Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition, Ukrainian-born pianist Inesa Sinkevych has also won first prizes in the Maria Canals International Piano Competition in Barcelona and the Concurso Internacional de...

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Classical Interludes: Inesa Sinkevych

NOV
9

Talks in the Othmer | Legacy of Blackness: Perspectives on Family, Race, and Identity

Wed, Nov 9   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Center for Brooklyn History

Adults Center for Brooklyn History conversations BPL Presents author talks

Nabil Ayers only met his famous father, jazz musician Roy Ayers, a handful of times. Raised by a white, Jewish mother, Ayers shares his personal story in his recent book, My Life in the Sunshine. Resonating with explorations of race and racism,...

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Talks in the Othmer | Legacy of Blackness: Perspectives on Family, Race, and Identity

NOV
10

The 2022 Kahn Humanities Lecture with Masha Gessen

Thu, Nov 10   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults BPL Presents author talks lectures and discussions

The 2022 Kahn Humanities lecture presents Masha Gessen, whose nonfiction probes political subjects through the lens of history, whether dissecting Russia, L.G.B.T. rights, Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump, or the rise of autocracy.

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The 2022 Kahn Humanities Lecture with Masha Gessen

NOV
12

Nannies' Fairy Tales Writing Workshops

Sat, Nov 12   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library

Adults creative writing BPL Presents Nannies Fairy Tales Writing Workshops writing workshop

Brooklyn Public Library invites nannies to participate in a dynamic eight-week FREE writing workshop where you can learn about some traditional forms of storytelling, from origin myths and fables to fairy tales and picture books.

The...

Nannies' Fairy Tales Writing Workshops

NOV
13

Classical Interludes: Yacouba Sissoko and SIYA

Sun, Nov 13   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults classical interludes BPL Presents live music Mali Magic

World-renowned master kora player Yacouba Sissoko founded the band SIYA in 1999 in New York City.  The band, which originally started as an informal trio, has matured into a quintet that adeptly harmonizes the ancient practice of musical...

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Classical Interludes: Yacouba Sissoko and SIYA

NOV
15

Poet Chia-Lun Chang Reads From Prescribee

Tue, Nov 15   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults conversations BPL Presents author talks

An arch, precise collection of poems that casts world-historical hierarchies in an aspic mold and serves them back to us on a warped platter.

Reading Prescribee is not dissimilar to the experience of coming across a recipe in a vintage American...

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Poet Chia-Lun Chang Reads From Prescribee

NOV
16

Moshe Safdie and Michael Kimmelman: If Walls Could Speak

Wed, Nov 16   7:00 pm to 8:15 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults BPL Presents architecture & design

Legendary architect Moshe Safdie discusses his remarkable career with Michael Kimmelman, the architecture critic of The New York Times.  Safdie created some of the world’s most influential and thoughtful structures, including the modular...

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Moshe Safdie and Michael Kimmelman: If Walls Could Speak

NOV
19

Nannies' Fairy Tales Writing Workshops

Sat, Nov 19   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library

Adults creative writing BPL Presents Nannies Fairy Tales Writing Workshops writing workshop

Brooklyn Public Library invites nannies to participate in a dynamic eight-week FREE writing workshop where you can learn about some traditional forms of storytelling, from origin myths and fables to fairy tales and picture books.

The...

Nannies' Fairy Tales Writing Workshops

DEC
11

Classical interludes: Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner

Sun, Dec 11   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults classical interludes BPL Presents live music

“Mesmerizing artistry and extraordinary ability to communicate” (The Post-Standard), “Poetic, electrifying” (Michigan Live), “a gifted virtuoso” (San Francisco Chronicle), “masterful technique and a veritable deluge of sonorities” (La Presse...

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