E.g., Sep 20 2018
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

Older Adults 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

Book Discussion

Thu, Sep 20   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults book club book discussion

There is no scheduled title. Come in and tell us about your favorite books of the summer (or of any time).

Book Discussion

Book Discussion: Tyrant:Shakespeare On Politics

Thu, Sep 20   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults book discussion

As an aging, tenacious Elizabeth I clung to power, a talented playwright probed the social causes, the psychological roots, and the twisted consequences of tyranny.

Exploring the psyches (and psychoses) of the likes of Richard III,...

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Book Discussion: Tyrant:Shakespeare On Politics

Book Discussion for Adults - Another Brooklyn

Thu, Sep 20   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Marcy Library

Adults adult learning book club book discussion

Join our new monthly book club!

Another Brooklyn is a novel by award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson. Running into a long-ago friend sets memory from the 1970s in motion for August, transporting her to a time and a place where...

Book Discussion for Adults - Another Brooklyn

SEP
22

Latino Book Club: The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

Sat, Sep 22   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults book club book discussion

Join the Latino Book Club for an informal discussion of this beloved coming-of-age classic of a young girl growing up in the Latino section of Chicago, told in a series of lyrical vignettes.

No registration required. Adults...

Latino Book Club: The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

SEP
24

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Sep 24   1:30 pm to 2:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book club book discussion

Our book discussion takes place on the last Monday of every month.

Please join our September book discussion group featuring:

Lesley Nneka Arimah’s

What it means when a man falls from the sky.

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Adult Book Discussion: Cocaine Blues by Kerry Greenwood

Mon, Sep 24   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults book discussion summer reading

Join us for the book discussion of "Cocaine Blues", by Kerry Greenwood, at Dyker Library.

Adult Book Discussion: Cocaine Blues by Kerry Greenwood

Red Hook Book Club: Homegoing Edition

Mon, Sep 24   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults book club book discussion

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

Winner of the PEN/Hemingway Award, Yaa Gyasi's Homegoing also made numerous "Best Books" lists. Ghana, eighteenth...

Red Hook Book Club: Homegoing Edition

Tocqueville's Democracy in America

Mon, Sep 24   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults book discussion

PART 2: ELECTIONS, THE MEDIA, AND FREE SPEECH

“So far, no candidate has managed to arouse the enthusiastic sympathies or the dangerous passions of the people in his favor, for the very simple reason that, having reached the position of...

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Tocqueville's Democracy in America

SEP
27

Book Discussion: Truly Madly Guilty By Liane Moriarty

Thu, Sep 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults book discussion

Looking for a new book to read? Here's a suggestion, Truly Madly Guilty By Liane Moriarty. Read the book and come to the discussion on September 27th at 2pm. Loved it? Great! Hated it? Come tell us why! Book discussion for adults in the Flatlands...

Book Discussion: Truly Madly Guilty By Liane Moriarty

Join the Kensington Book Club: Only Child by Rhiannon Navin

Thu, Sep 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults adult learning book club book discussion

Welcome to the Kensington Book Club!  For adults & your families are welcome to join.

“Only Child” tells the story of six-year-old Zach, who survives a deadly shooting in his school by hiding in his classroom closet.

...
Join the Kensington Book Club: Only Child by Rhiannon Navin

Flatbush Fiction: Book Discussion

Thu, Sep 27   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults book club book discussion

Join Flatbush Fiction Thursday, September 27 for a discussion of Seducing Abby Rhodes by JD Mason.

A limited amount of copies will be available for checkout at the branch.

Ask at the front desk to get yours or put one on hold at...

Flatbush Fiction: Book Discussion

Books and Brews: Exit West

Thu, Sep 27   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults book club book discussion

Do you like beer and talking about books? Join us as we discuss Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

@The Gather Inn Again
2718 Gerritsen Ave.

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

Books and Brews: Exit West

OCT
1

Tocqueville’s Democracy in America

Mon, Oct 1   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults book discussion

Part 3: A DEMOCRATIC GOV’T THAT ACTUALLY WORKS (?)

“The people in democracies, constantly busy as they are with their affairs and jealous of their rights, stop their representatives straying from a certain general line prescribed by their...

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Tocqueville’s Democracy in America

OCT
3

Book Discussion: Howards End by E.M. Forster

Wed, Oct 3   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults book club book discussion

A strong-willed and intelligent woman refuses to allow the pretensions of her husband's smug English family to ruin her life. Considered by some to be Forster's masterpiece, Howards End is a novel concerned with social conventions, codes of...

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Book Discussion: Howards End by E.M. Forster

OCT
4

Harry Potter Book Club

Thu, Oct 4   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts book adventures book club

Dear Reader,

You have been accepted into the Harry Potter book club. Please come prepared to read awesome books, talk about them, and do cool things related to the books. This year we will be attempting to read ALL SEVEN Harry Potter...

Harry Potter Book Club

OCT
9

Book Discussion: News of the World

Tue, Oct 9   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults book club book discussion

National Book Award Finalist—Fiction

“Lyrical and affecting, the novel succeeds in skirting

clichés through its empathy and through the depth

of its major characters.” -...

Book Discussion: News of the World

Reading Circle. Adult Book Discussion: The Garden Party by Grace Dane Mazur

Tue, Oct 9   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Adults book club book discussion

A wedding rehersal dinner brings two dysfunctional families together.

Reading Circle. Adult Book Discussion: The Garden Party by Grace Dane Mazur

OCT
10

Cookbook Club

Wed, Oct 10   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 6

Adults book club book discussion

Join us for the new Cookbook Club. This month we'll discuss Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat by Samin Nosrat and other cookbook and cooking related topics.

Cookbook Club

OCT
11

Enjoy reading Children’s Picture Books for fun with adults, kids and your families!

Thu, Oct 11   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults adult learning book club book discussion esol

Want to learn English via reading Children's Picture Books and enjoying those beautiful illustrations?

Join our Librarian Shirley Wong in learning from each other!

Book Title: A Journey Through Art: A Global History (By Aaron...

Enjoy reading Children’s Picture Books for fun with adults, kids and your families!

OCT
15

Tocqueville's Democracy in America

Mon, Oct 15   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults book discussion

PART 4: DEMOCRACY WITHOUT FISTFIGHTS

“If, in the course of this book, I have not succeeded in convincing the reader of the importance I attach to the practical experience, behavior, opinions, and, in a word, the customs of Americans in...

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Tocqueville's Democracy in America

OCT
16

Book Discussion: Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat

Tue, Oct 16   11:15 am to 12:15 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults book club book discussion

Come discuss Edwidge Danticat's groundbreaking debut that evokes the wonder, terror, and heartache of her native Haiti - and the enduring strength of Haiti's women - with vibrant imagery and narrative grace that bear witness to her people's...

Book Discussion: Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat

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

Older Adults book club book discussion

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

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

Book Discussion: Behold the Dreamers

Thu, Oct 18   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults book club book discussion

Join Flatbush Fiction Thursday, October 18 for a discussion of Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue.

A compulsively readable debut novel about marriage, immigration, class, race, and the trapdoors in the American Dream—the...

Book Discussion: Behold the Dreamers

OCT
22

Tocqueville's Democracy in America

Mon, Oct 22   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults book discussion

PART 5: DEMOCRATIC INEQUALITY IN AMERICA

“There is yet something else in America besides an immense and complete democracy and one can view the inhabitants of the New World from more than one point of view.”

America in the 1830s...

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Tocqueville's Democracy in America

OCT
25

Book Discussion:Beloved by Toni Morrison

Thu, Oct 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults book discussion

Looking for a new book to read? Here's a suggestion, Beloved by Toni Morrison. Read the book and come to the discussion on October 25th at 2pm. Loved it? Great! Hated it? Come tell us why! Book discussion for adults in the Flatlands Branch...

Book Discussion:Beloved by Toni Morrison

Join the Kensington Book Club: The ZOOKEEPER’S WIFE, a War Story by Diane Ackerman

Thu, Oct 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults adult learning book club book discussion

Welcome to the Kensington Book Club!  For adults and your families are welcome to join us.

This non-fiction book is based on a true story during WWII. It reveals the...

Join the Kensington Book Club: The ZOOKEEPER’S WIFE, a War Story by Diane Ackerman

Books and Brews: All The Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation

Thu, Oct 25   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults book club book discussion

Do you like beer and talking about books? Join us as we discuss All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation by Rebecca Traister

@The Gather Inn Again
2718 Gerritsen Ave.

Books are available...

Books and Brews: All The Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation

OCT
29

Book Discussion: Meddling Kids

Mon, Oct 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults book club book discussion

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Book Discussion: Meddling Kids

Book Discussion: Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann

Mon, Oct 29   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Homecrest Library

Older Adults book club book discussion

In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Indian Nation in Oklahoma. After oil was discovered beneath their land, the Osage rode in chauffeured automobiles, built mansions, and sent their children to study...

Book Discussion: Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann

Tocqueville's Democracy in America

Mon, Oct 29   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults book discussion

PART 6: THE DANGEROUS SIDE OF DEMOCRACY

“My main complaint against a democratic government as organized in the United States is not its weakness, as many Europeans claim, but rather its irresistible strength. And what I find most...

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Tocqueville's Democracy in America

OCT
30

LORe

Tue, Oct 30   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Kids book club book discussion lore

Calling All Nerds...Again!

Your favorite nerdy book club is back! LORe is a monthly bookclub 2.0 where you can hang with fellow bookworms to chat about cool titles, make related crafts, and eat snacks.

Sign up now to secure your...

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LORe

Book Discussion: Hillbilly Elegy

Tue, Oct 30   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 2

Adults book discussion

Hillbilly Elegy is a passionate and personal analysis of a culture in crisis—that of poor, white Americans. The disintegration of this group, a process that has been slowly occurring now for over forty years, has been reported with growing...

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Book Discussion: Hillbilly Elegy

NOV
1

Harry Potter Book Club

Thu, Nov 1   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts book adventures book club

Dear Reader,

You have been accepted into the Harry Potter book club. Please come prepared to read awesome books, talk about them, and do cool things related to the books. This year we will be attempting to read ALL SEVEN Harry Potter...

Harry Potter Book Club

NOV
5

Book Discussion: Hillbilly Elegy

Mon, Nov 5   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book discussion

Hillbilly Elegy is a passionate and personal analysis of a culture in crisis—that of poor, white Americans. The disintegration of this group, a process that has been slowly occurring now for over forty years, has been reported with growing...

Featured Event
Book Discussion: Hillbilly Elegy

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

Older Adults book club book discussion

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

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

NOV
22

Book Discussion

Thu, Nov 22   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults book club book discussion

Join Flatbush Fiction Thursday, November 22 for our book discussion.

 

Book Discussion

NOV
27

LORe

Tue, Nov 27   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Kids book club book discussion lore

Calling All Nerds...Again!

Your favorite nerdy book club is back! LORe is a monthly bookclub 2.0 where you can hang with fellow bookworms to chat about cool titles, make related crafts, and eat snacks.

Sign up now to secure your...

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LORe

DEC
6

Harry Potter Book Club

Thu, Dec 6   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts book adventures book club

Dear Reader,

You have been accepted into the Harry Potter book club. Please come prepared to read awesome books, talk about them, and do cool things related to the books. This year we will be attempting to read ALL SEVEN Harry Potter...

Harry Potter Book Club

DEC
18

LORe

Tue, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Kids book club book discussion lore

Calling All Nerds...Again!

Your favorite nerdy book club is back! LORe is a monthly bookclub 2.0 where you can hang with fellow bookworms to chat about cool titles, make related crafts, and eat snacks.

Sign up now to secure your...

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LORe

DEC
20

Reading Circle:A Spool of Blue Thread" by Anne Tyler

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

Older Adults book club book discussion

" A Spool of Blue Thread" by Anne Tyler

Reading Circle:A Spool of Blue Thread" by Anne Tyler

Book Discussion

Thu, Dec 20   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults book club book discussion

Join Flatbush Fiction Thursday, December 20 for our book discussion.

 

Book Discussion

JAN
3

Harry Potter Book Club

Thu, Jan 3   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts book adventures book club

Dear Reader,

You have been accepted into the Harry Potter book club. Please come prepared to read awesome books, talk about them, and do cool things related to the books. This year we will be attempting to read ALL SEVEN Harry Potter...

Harry Potter Book Club

FEB
7

Harry Potter Book Club

Thu, Feb 7   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts book adventures book club

Dear Reader,

You have been accepted into the Harry Potter book club. Please come prepared to read awesome books, talk about them, and do cool things related to the books. This year we will be attempting to read ALL SEVEN Harry Potter...

Harry Potter Book Club

MAR
7

Harry Potter Book Club

Thu, Mar 7   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts book adventures book club

Dear Reader,

You have been accepted into the Harry Potter book club. Please come prepared to read awesome books, talk about them, and do cool things related to the books. This year we will be attempting to read ALL SEVEN Harry Potter...

Harry Potter Book Club

APR
4

Harry Potter Book Club

Thu, Apr 4   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts book adventures book club

Dear Reader,

You have been accepted into the Harry Potter book club. Please come prepared to read awesome books, talk about them, and do cool things related to the books. This year we will be attempting to read ALL SEVEN Harry Potter...

Harry Potter Book Club

MAY
2

Harry Potter Book Club

Thu, May 2   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts book adventures book club

Dear Reader,

You have been accepted into the Harry Potter book club. Please come prepared to read awesome books, talk about them, and do cool things related to the books. This year we will be attempting to read ALL SEVEN Harry Potter...

Harry Potter Book Club

JUN
6

Harry Potter Book Club

Thu, Jun 6   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts book adventures book club

Dear Reader,

You have been accepted into the Harry Potter book club. Please come prepared to read awesome books, talk about them, and do cool things related to the books. This year we will be attempting to read ALL SEVEN Harry Potter...

Harry Potter Book Club

JUL
2

Harry Potter Book Club

Tue, Jul 2   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts book adventures book club

Dear Reader,

You have been accepted into the Harry Potter book club. Please come prepared to read awesome books, talk about them, and do cool things related to the books. This year we will be attempting to read ALL SEVEN Harry Potter...

Harry Potter Book Club

AUG
1

Harry Potter Book Club

Thu, Aug 1   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts book adventures book club

Dear Reader,

You have been accepted into the Harry Potter book club. Please come prepared to read awesome books, talk about them, and do cool things related to the books. This year we will be attempting to read ALL SEVEN Harry Potter...

Harry Potter Book Club

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