E.g., Jul 21 2018
JUL
21

Hispanic Book Club: War Against All Puerto Ricans by Nelson A. Denis

Sat, Jul 21   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

book club book discussion

Join us for Williamsburgh Library's new Hispanic Book Club! The first book discussion will be on Nelson A. Denis's War Against All Puerto Ricans: Revolution and Terror in America's Colony, the dramatic and shocking...

Hispanic Book Club: War Against All Puerto Ricans by Nelson A. Denis

JUL
23

Next Chapter Book Club

Mon, Jul 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

book club

Please join Sheepshead Bay and AHRC for the Next Chapter Book Club.

Everyone is welcome to join in this community-based literacy and social program for adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities...

Next Chapter Book Club

Red Hook Book Club: Hunger Edition

Mon, Jul 23   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Red Hook Library

book club book discussion

Join us at the Record Shop at 360 Van Brunt for the next installment of the Red Hook Book Club!

Roxane Gay's Hunger is a New York Times best seller, a winner of the Lambda Literary Award, and is listed as one of the best...

Red Hook Book Club: Hunger Edition

JUL
24

Brower Detective Agency

Tue, Jul 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brower Park Library

book club summer reading

Kids! Do you like a good mystery?

Join the Brower Detective Agency to read and solve an Encyclopedia Brown mystery every week. 

Win the rights to wear the hat at next week's crime scene!

Parents: Children will...

Brower Detective Agency

How to Market Your Own Book?

Tue, Jul 24   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Highlawn Library

book club creative writing

You have published your book. How would you make it reach the audience?

Jennifer S. Wilkov, Media Host of the popular Radio talk show "Your Book Is Your Hook", will speak to you about building the platform to raise the visibility to...

How to Market Your Own Book?

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

Tue, Jul 24   6:15 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

book club

Join the book club as they discuss The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga!

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

JUL
25

Adult Book Club/Discussion: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Wed, Jul 25   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

book club book discussion

This month's pick is The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz. Please join us for a discussion of the book.

Adult Book Club/Discussion: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

JUL
26

Book Discussion: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Thu, Jul 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

book club book discussion

Looking for a new book to read? Here's a suggestion, Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi. Read the book and come to the discussion on July 26th at 2pm. Loved it? Great! Hated it? Come tell us why! Book discussion for adults in the Flatlands Branch meeting...

Book Discussion: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Jul 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

book club Reading is Fundamental

Join the RIF- Reading is Fundamental club and receive a free book when you sign up with your library card.  In the next three week receive another free book and an extra one on your birthday.  Build your own library with the RIF Club!...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Books and Brews: The Magpie Murders

Thu, Jul 26   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

book club book discussion

Do you like beer and talking about books? Join us as we discuss The Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz.

@The Gather Inn Again
2718 Gerritsen Ave.

Books are available at the Gerritsen Beach Library Information Desk. This...

Books and Brews:  The Magpie Murders

JUL
30

Next Chapter Book Club

Mon, Jul 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

book club

Please join Sheepshead Bay and AHRC for the Next Chapter Book Club.

Everyone is welcome to join in this community-based literacy and social program for adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities...

Next Chapter Book Club

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Jul 30   1:30 pm to 2:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

book club book discussion

Please join our July book discussion group.

This month we will discuss:

"When breath becomes air" by Paul Kalanithi

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Book Discussion: If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin

Mon, Jul 30   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Room 216

book club book discussion

James Baldwin's moving story of love in the face of injustice mixes the sweet and the sad. Told through the eyes of Tish, a nineteen-year-old girl, in love with Fonny, a young sculptor who is the father of her child. Tish and Fonny have pledged...

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Book Discussion: If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin

JUL
31

Brower Detective Agency

Tue, Jul 31   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brower Park Library

book club summer reading

Kids! Do you like a good mystery?

Join the Brower Detective Agency to read and solve an Encyclopedia Brown mystery every week. 

Win the rights to wear the hat at next week's crime scene!

Parents: Children will...

Brower Detective Agency

AUG
2

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Aug 2   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

book club Reading is Fundamental

Join the RIF- Reading is Fundamental club and receive a free book when you sign up with your library card.  In the next three week receive another free book and an extra one on your birthday.  Build your own library with the RIF Club!...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

AUG
6

Next Chapter Book Club

Mon, Aug 6   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

book club

Please join Sheepshead Bay and AHRC for the Next Chapter Book Club.

Everyone is welcome to join in this community-based literacy and social program for adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities...

Next Chapter Book Club

AUG
7

Brower Detective Agency

Tue, Aug 7   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brower Park Library

book club summer reading

Kids! Do you like a good mystery?

Join the Brower Detective Agency to read and solve an Encyclopedia Brown mystery every week. 

Win the rights to wear the hat at next week's crime scene!

Parents: Children will...

Brower Detective Agency

AUG
9

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Aug 9   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

book club Reading is Fundamental

Join the RIF- Reading is Fundamental club and receive a free book when you sign up with your library card.  In the next three week receive another free book and an extra one on your birthday.  Build your own library with the RIF Club!...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

AUG
13

Next Chapter Book Club

Mon, Aug 13   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

book club

Please join Sheepshead Bay and AHRC for the Next Chapter Book Club.

Everyone is welcome to join in this community-based literacy and social program for adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities...

Next Chapter Book Club

AUG
14

Brower Detective Agency

Tue, Aug 14   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brower Park Library

book club summer reading

Kids! Do you like a good mystery?

Join the Brower Detective Agency to read and solve an Encyclopedia Brown mystery every week. 

Win the rights to wear the hat at next week's crime scene!

Parents: Children will...

Brower Detective Agency

AUG
16

Reading Circle: There you Heart Lies by Mary Gordon

Thu, Aug 16   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

book club book discussion

"There Your Heart Lies" by Mary Gordon

Reading Circle: There you Heart Lies by Mary Gordon

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Aug 16   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

book club Reading is Fundamental

Join the RIF- Reading is Fundamental club and receive a free book when you sign up with your library card.  In the next three week receive another free book and an extra one on your birthday.  Build your own library with the RIF Club!...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Adult Book Discussion: Carnegie's Maid

Thu, Aug 16   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

book club book discussion

For August, we will discuss the book Carnegie's Maid by Marie Benedict.

Adult Book Discussion: Carnegie's Maid

AUG
20

Next Chapter Book Club

Mon, Aug 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

book club

Please join Sheepshead Bay and AHRC for the Next Chapter Book Club.

Everyone is welcome to join in this community-based literacy and social program for adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities...

Next Chapter Book Club

AUG
21

Brower Detective Agency

Tue, Aug 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brower Park Library

book club summer reading

Kids! Do you like a good mystery?

Join the Brower Detective Agency to read and solve an Encyclopedia Brown mystery every week. 

Win the rights to wear the hat at next week's crime scene!

Parents: Children will...

Brower Detective Agency

AUG
23

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Aug 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

book club Reading is Fundamental

Join the RIF- Reading is Fundamental club and receive a free book when you sign up with your library card.  In the next three week receive another free book and an extra one on your birthday.  Build your own library with the RIF Club!...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Adult Book Club / Discussion: Autobiography of Malcolm X

Thu, Aug 23   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

book club book discussion

This week we are reading and discussing the classic by Alex Haley, the Autobiography of Malcolm X.

Pick up a copy of the title at the circulation desk or join us for a lively discussion. 

Adult Book Club / Discussion: Autobiography of Malcolm X

AUG
27

Next Chapter Book Club

Mon, Aug 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

book club

Please join Sheepshead Bay and AHRC for the Next Chapter Book Club.

Everyone is welcome to join in this community-based literacy and social program for adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities...

Next Chapter Book Club

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Aug 27   1:30 pm to 2:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

book club book discussion

Please join our July book discussion group.

This month we will discuss:

"What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky" by Lesley Nneka Arimah.

Adult Book Club/Discussion

AUG
28

Brower Detective Agency

Tue, Aug 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brower Park Library

book club summer reading

Kids! Do you like a good mystery?

Join the Brower Detective Agency to read and solve an Encyclopedia Brown mystery every week. 

Win the rights to wear the hat at next week's crime scene!

Parents: Children will...

Brower Detective Agency

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

Tue, Aug 28   6:15 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

book club

Join the book club as they discuss Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien!

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

AUG
29

Book Discussion: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Wed, Aug 29   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Room 214

book club book discussion

Ghana, 18th century: Two half sisters, Effia and Esi, are born into different villages, each unaware of the other. One will marry an Englishman and lead a life of comfort in the palatial rooms of the notorious Cape Coast Castle. The other will be...

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Book Discussion: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

AUG
30

Book Discussion: We Are Taking Only What We Need: Stories By Stephanie Powell Watts

Thu, Aug 30   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

book club book discussion

Looking for a new book to read? Here's a suggestion, We Are Taking Only What We Need: Stories By Stephanie Powell Watts. Read the book and come to the discussion on August 30th at 2pm. Loved it? Great! Hated it? Come tell us why! Book discussion...

Book Discussion: We Are Taking Only What We Need: Stories By Stephanie Powell Watts

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Aug 30   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

book club Reading is Fundamental

Join the RIF- Reading is Fundamental club and receive a free book when you sign up with your library card.  In the next three week receive another free book and an extra one on your birthday.  Build your own library with the RIF Club!...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

SEP
6

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Sep 6   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

book club Reading is Fundamental

Join the RIF- Reading is Fundamental club and receive a free book when you sign up with your library card.  In the next three week receive another free book and an extra one on your birthday.  Build your own library with the RIF Club!...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

SEP
10

Next Chapter Book Club

Mon, Sep 10   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

book club

Please join Sheepshead Bay and AHRC for the Next Chapter Book Club.

Everyone is welcome to join in this community-based literacy and social program for adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities...

Next Chapter Book Club

SEP
13

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Sep 13   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

book club Reading is Fundamental

Join the RIF- Reading is Fundamental club and receive a free book when you sign up with your library card.  In the next three week receive another free book and an extra one on your birthday.  Build your own library with the RIF Club!...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

SEP
17

Next Chapter Book Club

Mon, Sep 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

book club

Please join Sheepshead Bay and AHRC for the Next Chapter Book Club.

Everyone is welcome to join in this community-based literacy and social program for adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities...

Next Chapter Book Club

SEP
20

Reading Circle: "The Little Paris Bookshop" by Nina George; translated by Simon Pare

Thu, Sep 20   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

book club book discussion

"The Little Paris Bookshop" by Nina George; translated by Simon Pare

Reading Circle: "The Little Paris Bookshop" by Nina George; translated by Simon Pare

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Sep 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

book club Reading is Fundamental

Join the RIF- Reading is Fundamental club and receive a free book when you sign up with your library card.  In the next three week receive another free book and an extra one on your birthday.  Build your own library with the RIF Club!...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

SEP
24

Next Chapter Book Club

Mon, Sep 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

book club

Please join Sheepshead Bay and AHRC for the Next Chapter Book Club.

Everyone is welcome to join in this community-based literacy and social program for adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities...

Next Chapter Book Club

SEP
27

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Sep 27   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

book club Reading is Fundamental

Join the RIF- Reading is Fundamental club and receive a free book when you sign up with your library card.  In the next three week receive another free book and an extra one on your birthday.  Build your own library with the RIF Club!...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

OCT
4

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Oct 4   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

book club Reading is Fundamental

Join the RIF- Reading is Fundamental club and receive a free book when you sign up with your library card.  In the next three week receive another free book and an extra one on your birthday.  Build your own library with the RIF Club!...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

OCT
11

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Oct 11   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

book club Reading is Fundamental

Join the RIF- Reading is Fundamental club and receive a free book when you sign up with your library card.  In the next three week receive another free book and an extra one on your birthday.  Build your own library with the RIF Club!...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

OCT
18

Reading Circle: "I'll Take You There" by Wally Lamb

Thu, Oct 18   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

book club book discussion

"I'll Take You There"  a novel by Wally Lamb

Reading Circle: "I'll Take You There" by Wally Lamb

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Oct 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

book club Reading is Fundamental

Join the RIF- Reading is Fundamental club and receive a free book when you sign up with your library card.  In the next three week receive another free book and an extra one on your birthday.  Build your own library with the RIF Club!...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

OCT
25

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Oct 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

book club Reading is Fundamental

Join the RIF- Reading is Fundamental club and receive a free book when you sign up with your library card.  In the next three week receive another free book and an extra one on your birthday.  Build your own library with the RIF Club!...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

NOV
1

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Nov 1   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

book club Reading is Fundamental

Join the RIF- Reading is Fundamental club and receive a free book when you sign up with your library card.  In the next three week receive another free book and an extra one on your birthday.  Build your own library with the RIF Club!...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

NOV
8

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Nov 8   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

book club Reading is Fundamental

Join the RIF- Reading is Fundamental club and receive a free book when you sign up with your library card.  In the next three week receive another free book and an extra one on your birthday.  Build your own library with the RIF Club!...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

NOV
15

Reading Circle: "Time's a Thief" by B.G. Firmani

Thu, Nov 15   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

book club book discussion

"Time's a Thief" by B.G. Firmani

Reading Circle:  "Time's a Thief" by B.G. Firmani

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