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MAY
24

Akwaeke Emezi presents You Made a Fool of Death with Your Beauty

Tue, May 24   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks BPL Presents conversations

Co-presented by the Brooklyn Public Library (BPL Presents) and Greenlight Bookstore. Feyi Adekola wants to learn how to be alive again. It’s been five years since the accident that killed the love of her life and she’s almost a new person now—an...

Akwaeke Emezi presents You Made a Fool of Death with Your Beauty

MAY
25

Author Reading and Activity: Dad Bakes

Wed, May 25   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids author talks Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

Join children’s book artist Katie Yamasaki on a visit to her Brooklyn studio, where we will read and discuss her latest book, Dad Bakes. Katie will talk about what inspired the book, and how we can use both books and murals to tell our stories...

Author Reading and Activity: Dad Bakes

JUN
1

Lit Prize Post-Script Readings: Chanda Prescod-Weinstein on The Disordered Cosmos

Wed, Jun 1   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Book Prize BPL Presents

In this series, past winners and nominees of the Brooklyn Public Library’s Literary Prize read and discuss their work. This time, it's Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein.

In The Disordered Cosmos, Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein shares her love for...

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Lit Prize Post-Script Readings: Chanda Prescod-Weinstein on The Disordered Cosmos

JUN
4

Storytelling and Craft with Christopher Silas Neal!

Sat, Jun 4   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Kids author talks kids create storytime summer reading kickoff

Under the pond is a hidden world of minnows darting, beavers diving, tadpoles growing. These and many other secrets are waiting to be discovered... Brooklyn-based children's book illustrator Christopher Silas Neal will read his latest book Over...

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Storytelling and Craft with Christopher Silas Neal!

JUN
7

CBH Talk: One Man’s Story of Gay Rights and Asylum

Tue, Jun 7   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Center for Brooklyn History

Adults author talks BPL Presents Center for Brooklyn History conversations

In May and June the Center for Brooklyn History opens its doors for limited, live public programs! Before renovations to our ground floor begin, join us in the building for one or more of these live programs and whet your appetite for CBH’s grand...
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CBH Talk: One Man’s Story of Gay Rights and Asylum

JUN
14

Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa on A Woman of Endurance

Tue, Jun 14   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Presents conversations

Co-presented by the New Lots Library, A Woman of Endurance, set in nineteenth-century Puerto Rican plantation society, follows Pola, a deeply spiritual African woman who is captured and later sold for the purpose of breeding future slaves. The...

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Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa on A Woman of Endurance

JUN
15

Indigenous Poets Series: Laura Tohe

Wed, Jun 15   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks BPL Presents poetry Virtual Programming

For BPL’s June Indigenous Poetry Series, Laura Tohe discusses her work.

Join this one-of-a-kind series and find the full roster of 2022 poets here.

Laura Tohe is Diné and the current Navajo Nation Poet Laureate.  She is Sleepy Rock...

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Indigenous Poets Series: Laura Tohe

JUN
22

CBH Talk - A Rainbow Spin Through NYC: The LGBTQ Guide to a New York You Didn’t Know

Wed, Jun 22   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Center for Brooklyn History

Adults author talks BPL Presents Center for Brooklyn History conversations

In May and June the Center for Brooklyn History opens its doors for limited, live public programs! Before renovations to our ground floor begin, join us in the building for one or more of these live programs and whet your appetite for CBH’s grand...
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CBH Talk - A Rainbow Spin Through NYC: The LGBTQ Guide to a New York You Didn’t Know

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