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Justice Initiatives Book Club: Eva's Man by Gayl Jones

    Virtual

Adults anti-racism book club book discussion humanities and art

Edited by Toni Morrison and published in 1976, Gayl Jones’ novel Eva’s Man is a deadpan yet spellbinding meditation on sexual violence and its aftershocks. Incarcerated for the murder of her lover, Eva recalls formative sexual traumas with a...

Justice Initiatives Book Club: Eva's Man by Gayl Jones

Justice Initiatives Book Club: Eva's Man by Gayl Jones

    Virtual

Adults anti-racism book club book discussion humanities and art

Edited by Toni Morrison and published in 1976, Gayl Jones’ novel Eva’s Man is a deadpan yet spellbinding meditation on sexual violence and its aftershocks. Incarcerated for the murder of her lover, Eva recalls formative sexual traumas with a...

Justice Initiatives Book Club: Eva's Man by Gayl Jones

FEB
8

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Feb 8   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids book club

Get a FREE book!  Every time you come to RIF, sign in and every third (3rd) time, you get another FREE book!

Create your own Library at home!

 

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

FEB
15

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Feb 15   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids book club

Get a FREE book!  Every time you come to RIF, sign in and every third (3rd) time, you get another FREE book!

Create your own Library at home!

 

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

FEB
16

Book Discussion: LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT WE ATE

Thu, Feb 16   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults book club

Shuttling between continents as a child, Padma Lakshmi lived a life of dislocation that would become habit as an adult, never quite at home in the world. And yet, through all her travels, her favorite food remained the simple rice she...

Book Discussion: LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT WE ATE

Afrofuturism Discussion: Kindred by Octavia Butler

Thu, Feb 16   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Macon Library

Adults book discussion book club

Explore Afrofuturism in literature at the Macon Library as we discuss a story like no other.  Kindred is the bestselling novel by noted science-fiction author Octavia Butler, first published in 1979. In 2017, the book was...

Afrofuturism Discussion: Kindred by Octavia Butler

FEB
22

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids book club

Get a FREE book!  Every time you come to RIF, sign in and every third (3rd) time, you get another FREE book!

Create your own Library at home!

 

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Reading Circle: Book Discussion "When Breath Becomes Air"

Wed, Feb 22   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults book discussion book club

The book club is open to anyone who loves to read and discuss books.

Join us to discuss "When Breath Becomes Air" which chronicles Paul Kalanithi's transformation from a naïve medical student into a neurosurgeon at...

Reading Circle: Book Discussion "When Breath Becomes Air"

FEB
28

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

Tue, Feb 28   6:15 pm to 7:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults book club

Join the book club as they discuss...

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

MAR
1

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Mar 1   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids book club

Get a FREE book!  Every time you come to RIF, sign in and every third (3rd) time, you get another FREE book!

Create your own Library at home!

 

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

MAR
8

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Mar 8   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids book club

Get a FREE book!  Every time you come to RIF, sign in and every third (3rd) time, you get another FREE book!

Create your own Library at home!

 

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

MAR
15

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Mar 15   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids book club

Get a FREE book!  Every time you come to RIF, sign in and every third (3rd) time, you get another FREE book!

Create your own Library at home!

 

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

MAR
20

Book Discussion

Mon, Mar 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Older Adults book discussion book club

Discuss The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls.  A remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption, and a revelatory look into a family at once deeply dysfunctional and uniquely vibrant. When sober, Jeannette's brilliant and charismatic...

Book Discussion

MAR
22

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Mar 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids book club

Get a FREE book!  Every time you come to RIF, sign in and every third (3rd) time, you get another FREE book!

Create your own Library at home!

 

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

MAR
23

Adult Book Club/Discussion

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

Adults book club

We will be reading WHOM SHALL I FEAR: A SPIRITUAL JOURNEY OF A BATTERED WOMAN by Lavon Morris-Grant. All adults are welcome to join our discussion. Come to the desk to check out a copy of the title for this month.

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Book Discussion: If Kennedy Lived

Thu, Mar 23   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   McKinley Park Library

Adults book discussion book club

Join us for a book discussion held every month at 6:30 PM. Registration is required - please speak to a staff member at the Customer Service Desk.

Book Discussion: If Kennedy Lived

MAR
25

Adult Book Club/Discussion: Are You My Mother? A Comic Drama

Sat, Mar 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults book club women's history month

For Women's History Month, we will be meeting to talk about Alison Bechdel's graphic novel Are You My Mother? A Comic Drama. Her earlier work Fun Home dealt with her relationship with her father and Are You My Mother? is a companion work...

Adult Book Club/Discussion: Are You My Mother? A Comic Drama

MAR
28

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

Tue, Mar 28   6:15 pm to 7:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults book club

Join the book club as they discuss...

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

MAR
29

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Mar 29   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids book club

Get a FREE book!  Every time you come to RIF, sign in and every third (3rd) time, you get another FREE book!

Create your own Library at home!

 

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Reading Circle: Book Discussion- "The Boat Rocker" by Ha Jin

Wed, Mar 29   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults book discussion book club

The book club is open to anyone who loves to read and discuss books.

Join us to discuss "The Boat Rocker" by Ha Jin.

Reading Circle: Book Discussion- "The Boat Rocker" by Ha Jin

APR
5

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) Book Club

Wed, Apr 5   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids book club

Read the book YOU want to read...

Join Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) Book Club and get a FREE book and every 3rd time you sign up for RIF, get another FREE book

For more information, please ask at the Customer Service desk.

...
Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) Book Club

APR
12

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) Book Club

Wed, Apr 12   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids book club

Read the book YOU want to read...

Join Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) Book Club and get a FREE book and every 3rd time you sign up for RIF, get another FREE book

For more information, please ask at the Customer Service desk.

...
Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) Book Club

APR
19

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) Book Club

Wed, Apr 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids book club

Read the book YOU want to read...

Join Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) Book Club and get a FREE book and every 3rd time you sign up for RIF, get another FREE book

For more information, please ask at the Customer Service desk.

...
Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) Book Club

APR
20

Book Discussion: The Harder They Come

Thu, Apr 20   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   McKinley Park Library

Adults book club

Join us for a book discussion held every month at 6:30 PM. Registration is required - please speak to a staff member at the Customer Service Desk.

Book Discussion: The Harder They Come

APR
25

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

Tue, Apr 25   6:15 pm to 7:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults book club

Join the book club as they discuss The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz! 

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

APR
26

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) Book Club

Wed, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids book club

Read the book YOU want to read...

Join Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) Book Club and get a FREE book and every 3rd time you sign up for RIF, get another FREE book

For more information, please ask at the Customer Service desk.

...
Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) Book Club

APR
27

Teen Book Discussion

Thu, Apr 27   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

Teens & Young Adults book discussion book club

Every month we read a short book. This month's selection is Detour by S.A Bodeen. Stop by the desk and pick up a copy. All teens are welcome.

Teen Book Discussion

MAY
3

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) Book Club

Wed, May 3   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids book club

Read the book YOU want to read...

Join Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) Book Club and get a FREE book and every 3rd time you sign up for RIF, get another FREE book

For more information, please ask at the Customer Service desk.

...
Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) Book Club

MAY
10

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) Book Club

Wed, May 10   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids book club

Read the book YOU want to read...

Join Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) Book Club and get a FREE book and every 3rd time you sign up for RIF, get another FREE book

For more information, please ask at the Customer Service desk.

...
Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) Book Club

MAY
17

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, May 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids book club

Read the book YOU want to read...

Join Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) Book Club and get a FREE book and every 3rd time you sign up for RIF, get another FREE book

For more information, please ask at the Customer Service desk.

...
Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

MAY
18

Big Teen Read Book Discussion!

Thu, May 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Teens & Young Adults book club

Join other teens as we discuss the book X: A Novel by Ilyash Shabazz and Kekla Magoon. This fascinating book gives us a glimpse into the childhood and teenage years of the civil rights figure Malcom X. Snacks will be provided.

...

Big Teen Read Book Discussion!

MAY
23

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

Tue, May 23   6:15 pm to 7:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults book club

Join the book club as they discuss Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie! (This was the book chosen for One Book, One New York this year).

 

http://www1.nyc.gov/site/mome/initiatives/1book1ny.page

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

MAY
24

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, May 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids book club

Read the book YOU want to read...

Join Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) Book Club and get a FREE book and every 3rd time you sign up for RIF, get another FREE book

For more information, please ask at the Customer Service desk.

...
Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

MAY
25

Teen Book Discussion: After Tupac and DFoster

Thu, May 25   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

Teens & Young Adults book club

Teens and Young Adults are invited to join us for a discussion of After Tupac and DFoster by Jacqueline Woodson. This program is offered as part of our NEA Big Read of Tayari Jones’s Silver Sparrow.

Teen Book Discussion: After Tupac and DFoster

Book Discussion: The Boys in the Boat

Thu, May 25   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   McKinley Park Library

Adults book club

Join us for a book discussion held every month at 6:30 PM. Registration is required - please speak to a staff member at the Customer Service Desk.

This month's selection is the Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown.

Book Discussion: The Boys in the Boat

MAY
31

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, May 31   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids book club

Read the book YOU want to read...

Join Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) Book Club and get a FREE book and every 3rd time you sign up for RIF, get another FREE book

For more information, please ask at the Customer Service desk.

...
Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Adult Book Club/Discussion and Author Q&A: The Border of Paradise

Wed, May 31   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults book club

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

For Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, we are reading Esmé Weijun Wang's debut novel, The Border of Paradise, with a special video Q&A session with the author! 

This gothic...

Adult Book Club/Discussion and Author Q&A: The Border of Paradise

JUN
27

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

Tue, Jun 27   6:15 pm to 7:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults book club

Join the book club as they discuss The Sellout by Paul Beatty!

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

JUN
28

Adult Book Club/Discussion: Nevada

Wed, Jun 28   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults book club

June is LGBT(QIA) Pride Month, and we're reading Imogen Binnie's first novel, Nevada, put out by Topside Press!

Nevada is the darkly comedic story of Maria Griffiths, a young trans woman living in New York City and trying to stay true to...

Adult Book Club/Discussion: Nevada

JUN
29

Book Discussion: Everything I Never Told You

Thu, Jun 29   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   McKinley Park Library

Adults book club

Join us for a book discussion held every month at 6:30 PM. Registration is required - please speak to a staff member at the Customer Service Desk.

This month's selection is the Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng.

Book Discussion: Everything I Never Told You

JUL
24

Book Discussion: The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

Mon, Jul 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults book club

"A thrilling new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa See explores the lives of a Chinese mother and her daughter who has been adopted by an American couple."

Book Discussion: The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

JUL
25

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

Tue, Jul 25   6:15 pm to 7:15 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults book club

Join the book club as they discuss The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett!

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

JUL
26

Adult Book Club/Discussion: The Handmaid's Tale

Wed, Jul 26   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults book club

Have you been watching the new Hulu series based on Margaret Atwood's classic, The Handmaid's Tale? We have 200 additional copies at Brooklyn Public Library featuring a brand-new introduction by the author.

Offred is a Handmaid in the...

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Adult Book Club/Discussion: The Handmaid's Tale

JUL
31

Book Discussion: A Man Called Ove

Mon, Jul 31   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults book club book discussion

Meet Ove. He’s a curmudgeon—the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him “the bitter neighbor from hell...

Book Discussion: A Man Called Ove

AUG
2

Book Discussion for Adults

Wed, Aug 2   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults book club

The group meets the first and third Tuesday of each month at the Library. Come join in on the discussions, it’s a great way to meet new people in the community! 

Book Discussion for Adults

AUG
15

Book Discussion: Killers of the Flower Moon

Tue, Aug 15   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Older Adults book club

In the 1920s, the Osage found themselves in a unique position among Native Americans tribes. As other tribal lands were parceled out in an effort by the government to encourage dissolution and assimilation of both lands and culture, the Osage...

Book Discussion: Killers of the Flower Moon

AUG
16

Book Discussion for Adults

Wed, Aug 16   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults book club

The group meets the first and third Tuesday of each month at the Library. Come join in on the discussions, it’s a great way to meet new people in the community! 

Book Discussion for Adults

AUG
22

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

Tue, Aug 22   6:15 pm to 7:15 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults book club

Join the book club as they discuss My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout!

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

AUG
28

Book Discussion: The Book of Speculation

Mon, Aug 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults book club book discussion

"As Simon, a lonely research librarian, searches frantically for the key to a curse that might be killing the women in his family, he learns strange and fascinating secrets about their past. A tale full of magic and family mystery, The Book of...

Book Discussion: The Book of Speculation

AUG
29

Non-Fiction Book Club: Strangers In Their Own Land

Tue, Aug 29   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults book club

Join us for our first non-fiction book club at Brooklyn Heights! This month we will be reading Strangers In Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right, published September 2016.

"In Strangers in Their Own Land, the renowned...

Non-Fiction Book Club: Strangers In Their Own Land

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