E.g., Nov 20 2018
NOV
24

Saturday Booktalks: Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari

Sat, Nov 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults book discussion

Saturday, November 24, 1-2 pm: Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari

At some point, every one of us embarks on a journey to find love. We meet people, date, get into and out of relationships, all with the hope of finding someone with whom we...

Saturday Booktalks: Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari

NOV
26

Noon Hour Adult Book Discussion

Mon, Nov 26   12:00 pm to 1:15 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults book discussion

A novel by a Swedish columnist, blogger and writer, Fredrik Backman.  The English version was published in 2013 and on the New York Times Best Seller's list 18 months after it was published and stayed on the list for 42 weeks.

Noon Hour Adult Book Discussion

Adult Book Club/Discussion: The Tattooist of Auschwitz: a novel

Mon, Nov 26   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book club book discussion

Please join our November book discussion group.

This month we will discuss:

"The Tattooist of Auschwitz: a novel" by Heather Morris

 

Adult Book Club/Discussion: The Tattooist of Auschwitz: a novel

Red Hook Book Club: Vegetarian Edition

Mon, Nov 26   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!

Translated from the original Korean, The Vegetarian is a beautiful, unsettling novel about rebellion and taboo, violence and eroticism, and the...

Red Hook Book Club: Vegetarian Edition

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...

LORe

NOV
28

Adult Book Club/Discussion: Behold the Dreamers

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

Adults book club book discussion

This month, our book club will discuss Behold The Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue. This 2016 debut novel follows immigrants from Cameroon who are drawn into a banker's family as the 2008 financial crisis deepens.

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Adult Book Club/Discussion: Behold the Dreamers

NOV
29

Book Discussion:Moloka'I by Alan Brennert

Thu, Nov 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults book discussion

Looking for a new book to read? Here's a suggestion, Moloka'I by Alan Brennert. Read the book and come to the discussion on November 29th at 2pm. Loved it? Great! Hated it? Come tell us why! Book discussion for adults in the Flatlands Branch...

Book Discussion:Moloka'I by Alan Brennert

Book Discussion: The Power by Naomi Alderman

Thu, Nov 29   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book club book discussion

A gripping dystopian novel that imagines an alternate present where young women entering puberty discover a mysterious physical power that allows them to wield an electric charge from the tips of their fingers. No one knows how or why the...

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Book Discussion: The Power by Naomi Alderman

Book Discussion: Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue

Thu, Nov 29   6:30 pm to 7:15 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults bedtime stories book club book discussion

Come discuss Imbolo Mbue’s compulsively readable debut novel about marriage, immigration, class, race, and the trapdoors in the American Dream.

Held in partnership with the Bedtime Storytime event!  Parents are welcome to join the...

Book Discussion: Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue

Book Discussion: The Power by Naomi Alderman

Thu, Nov 29   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

Adults book club book discussion

A gripping dystopian novel that imagines an alternate present where young women entering puberty discover a mysterious physical power that allows them to wield an electric charge from the tips of their fingers. No one knows how or why the...

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Book Discussion: The Power by Naomi Alderman

Books and Brews: The Changeling

Thu, Nov 29   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 The Changeling by Victor LaValle.

@The Gather Inn Again
2718 Gerritsen Ave.

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

Books and Brews: The Changeling

DEC
4

Foucault and the Problem of Justice Part II

Tue, Dec 4   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

Adults book discussion conversations philosophy in the library

Foucault and the Problem of Justice Part II: Power and Governmentality at the Intersection of the Individual and Population

“What characterizes the act of justice is not resort to a court and to judges; it is not the intervention of...

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Foucault and the Problem of Justice Part II

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

Book Discussion: A Crack In Creation

Thu, Dec 6   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book discussion

A trailblazing biologist grapples with her role in the biggest scientific discovery of our era: a cheap, easy way of rewriting genetic code, with nearly limitless promise and peril.

 Not since the atomic bomb has a technology so...

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Book Discussion: A Crack In Creation

DEC
12

Book Discussion: A Crack In Creation

Wed, Dec 12   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book discussion

A trailblazing biologist grapples with her role in the biggest scientific discovery of our era: a cheap, easy way of rewriting genetic code, with nearly limitless promise and peril.

 Not since the atomic bomb has a technology so...

Featured Event
Book Discussion: A Crack In Creation

Cookbook Club

Wed, Dec 12   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book discussion

Do you like to cook, talk about cooking, learn about techniques, try a variety of cuisines, share recipes and more? Then join our Cookbook Club. Decembers themes are herb & spice recipes and teas.

Featured Event
Cookbook Club

DEC
13

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

Thu, Dec 13   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 for Adults - The Sellout

Thu, Dec 13   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Marcy Library

Adults adult learning book club book discussion

Join our new monthly book club! This month, we'll be talking about The Sellout, by Paul Beatty.

In this satirical take on race, politics, and culture in the U.S., a young black man grows up determined to resegregate a portion of an inner...

Book Discussion for Adults - The Sellout

DEC
15

Latino Book Club: Open Veins of Latin America by Eduardo Galeano

Sat, Dec 15   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults book club book discussion

Since its debut in 1971, this brilliant text has set a new standard for historical scholarship of Latin America. Rather than chronology, geography, or political successions, Eduardo Galeano has organized the various facets of Latin American...

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Latino Book Club: Open Veins of Latin America by Eduardo Galeano

DEC
17

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Dec 17   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book club book discussion

Please join our monthly book discussion.

Title for December soon to be announced.

Adult Book Club/Discussion

DEC
18

Book Discussion: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Tue, Dec 18   11:15 am to 12:15 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults book club book discussion

This global bestseller by Kevin Kwan follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore as she meets her boyfriend's ultra-wealthy family at a wedding.

Copies of the book available for pickup at Mill Basin Library.

Book Discussion: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Reading Circle. Adult Book Discussion : The Assistant by Bernard Malamud

Tue, Dec 18   2:30 pm to 3:45 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults book discussion

Frank Alpine, a drifter fleeing from his past, runs straight into struggling Brooklyn grocer Morris Bober. Seeing a chance to atone for past sins, Frank becomes Bober's assistant and keeps shop when the owner takes ill. But it is Bober's daughter...

Reading Circle. Adult Book Discussion : The Assistant by Bernard Malamud

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

Foucault and the Problem of Justice Part II

Tue, Dec 18   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

Adults book discussion conversations philosophy in the library

Foucault and the Problem of Justice Part II: Power and Governmentality at the Intersection of the Individual and Population

“What characterizes the act of justice is not resort to a court and to judges; it is not the intervention of...

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Foucault and the Problem of Justice Part II

DEC
20

Book Discussion: Parable of the Sower

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

Adults book club book discussion

Join Flatbush Fiction Thursday, November 22 for a discussion of Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler.

Discussion copies will be available for checkout at the branch, ask for yours at the front desk.

About :

Parable of...

Book Discussion: Parable of the Sower

DEC
27

Join the Kensington Book Club: The TRUTH about CANCER By TY M. Bollinger

Thu, Dec 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.

About the author: TY M. Bollinger is a Christian, happily married husband and father, health freedom advocate, cancer researcher, former...

Join the Kensington Book Club: The TRUTH about CANCER By TY M. Bollinger

Book Discussion: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Thu, Dec 27   6:30 pm to 7:15 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults book club book discussion

A feel-good story about an angry old man next door. A thoughtful exploration of the profound impact one life has on countless others.

Held in partnership with the Bedtime Storytime event!  Parents are welcome to join the...

Book Discussion: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

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

JAN
9

Cookbook Club

Wed, Jan 9   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book discussion

Do you like to cook, talk about cooking, learn about techniques, try a variety of cuisines, share recipes and more? Then come to our Cookbook Club. January's theme is North African foods.

Cookbook Club

JAN
10

Book Discussion: The Sixth Extinction: an unnatural history by Elizabeth Kolbert

Thu, Jan 10   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book club book discussion

In prose that is at once frank, entertaining, and deeply informed, Kolbert tells us why and how human beings have altered life on the planet in a way no species has before. Interweaving research in half a dozen disciplines, descriptions of the...

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Book Discussion: The Sixth Extinction: an unnatural history by Elizabeth Kolbert

Book Discussion: The Sixth Extinction: an unnatural history by Elizabeth Kolbert

Thu, Jan 10   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book club book discussion

In prose that is at once frank, entertaining, and deeply informed, Kolbert tells us why and how human beings have altered life on the planet in a way no species has before. Interweaving research in half a dozen disciplines, descriptions of the...

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Book Discussion: The Sixth Extinction: an unnatural history by Elizabeth Kolbert

JAN
15

Foucault and the Problem of Justice Part II

Tue, Jan 15   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

Adults book discussion conversations philosophy in the library

Foucault and the Problem of Justice Part II: Power and Governmentality at the Intersection of the Individual and Population

“What characterizes the act of justice is not resort to a court and to judges; it is not the intervention of...

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Foucault and the Problem of Justice Part II

JAN
24

Book Discussion: You don't have to say you love me : a memoir

Thu, Jan 24   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults book club book discussion

Join Flatbush Fiction Thursday, December 20 for a discussion of You don't have to say you love me : a memoir by Sherman Alexie.

Discussion copies will be available for checkout at the branch, ask for yours at the front desk.

Book Discussion: You don't have to say you love me : a memoir

JAN
28

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Jan 28   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.

Titles for discussion soon to be announced.

Adult Book Club/Discussion

JAN
31

Book Discussion: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

Thu, Jan 31   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults book discussion

Looking for a new book to read? Here's a suggestion, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith. Read the book and come to the discussion on January 31st at 2pm. This discussion was originally scheduled for ( December 27th at 2pm but was...

Book Discussion: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

FEB
6

Cookbook Club

Wed, Feb 6   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book discussion

Do you like to cook, talk about cooking, learn new techniques, try a variety of cuisines, share recipes and more? Come to our Cookbook Club.

Cookbook 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

FEB
21

Book Discussion

Thu, Feb 21   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

FEB
25

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Feb 25   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.

Titles for discussion soon to be announced.

Adult Book Club/Discussion

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

MAR
14

Central Library Cookbook Club

Thu, Mar 14   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book discussion

Do you like to cook, talk about cooking, learn about techniques, try a variety of cuisines, share recipes and more? Join us.

Central Library Cookbook Club

MAR
25

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Mar 25   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.

Titles for discussion soon to be announced.

Adult Book Club/Discussion

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

APR
29

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Apr 29   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.

Titles for discussion soon to be announced.

Adult Book Club/Discussion

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

MAY
20

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, May 20   1:30 pm to 2:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book club book discussion

Please join our book discussion group.

Titles for discussion soon to be announced.

Adult Book Club/Discussion

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

JUN
24

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Jun 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.

Titles for discussion soon to be announced.

Adult Book Club/Discussion

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

JUL
29

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Jul 29   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.

Titles for discussion soon to be announced.

Adult Book Club/Discussion

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