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MAY
25

A Traitor to His Species: Henry Bergh and the Birth of the Animal Rights Movement - Book Discussion

Wed, May 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults book discussion

A Traitor to His Species: Henry Bergh and the birth of the animal rights movement.

In Gilded Age America, people and animals lived cheek-by-jowl in environments

 that were dirty and dangerous to man and beast alike. ......

A Traitor to His Species:  Henry Bergh and the Birth of  the Animal Rights Movement  - Book Discussion

LGBTQ+ Graphic Novel Book Club / A Map to the Sun Cancelled

Wed, May 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion Virtual Programming

Come join teen librarian, Jes G's monthly graphic novel book club. 

In May we will read and talk about A Map to the Sun by Sloane Leong. 

One summer day, Ren meets Luna at a beachside basketball court and a...

LGBTQ+ Graphic Novel Book Club / A Map to the Sun

MAY
26

Gerritsen Book Club: Fulfillment

Thu, May 26   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach, Large Meeting Room

Adults book club book discussion

This month, we're discussing "Fulfillment: Winning and Losing in One-Click America" by Alec MacGillis.  Copies available at the reference desk by the end of April.  Please join us for literary fun in an informal and jovial...

Gerritsen Book Club: Fulfillment

Adams Street Book Club

Thu, May 26   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Adams Street, Multipurpose Room

Adults book club book discussion

Our 2nd book club meeting we will be discussing the first few essays in Burning Questions by Margaret Atwood. All are welcome. Pre-register to secure you spot. Participants will be email when book club picks are ready for pick up at the...

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Adams Street Book Club

MAY
27

Book Giveaway

Fri, May 27   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids babies & books book discussion

Gerritsen Beach Library Book Giveaway

Chidren and Teens check out a minimum of 6 books on a child or teen library Card. Receive 1 Free Book at information desk.

Friday's 2pm-5pm

Saturday's 12pm-3pm

1. Must have a...

Book Giveaway

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Fri, May 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts book club book discussion DIY

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for grades 6-12.

Show us any art you’ve made pertaining to the current book. You can draw, paint, cosplay, digital art, etc. You can...

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Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

MAY
31

Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

Tue, May 31   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion storytime

Have you ever wished someone would read to you as an adult?  Do you want to take in some good literature without spending a lot of time on it? At adult storytime, a librarian will read short stories and/or poetry to you, and all you have to...

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Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

Macon Library Book Club: The Color of Law

Tue, May 31   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Macon, Small Auditorium

Adults adult learning book club book discussion conversations

Join us at Macon and discuss a celebrated work of history that reveals the discriminatory decisions and policies that have kept our communities segregated and unequal.

For the inaugural meeting of Macon Library's book club, we’ll be...

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Macon Library Book Club: The Color of Law

JUN
2

Open Forum on Chinese Classical literature and Culture:【论语】与中国人为人处世 (4)

Thu, Jun 2   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults book discussion Chinese conversations Virtual Programming

Professor Huang from Brooklyn College will present an introduction of the Analects (Lun Yu), one of Classical Chinese Literatures, and talk about its influence on Chinese daily life and social norms. Please join the...

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Open Forum on Chinese Classical literature and Culture:【论语】与中国人为人处世 (4)

JUN
3

Book Giveaway

Fri, Jun 3   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids babies & books book discussion

Gerritsen Beach Library Book Giveaway

Chidren and Teens check out a minimum of 6 books on a child or teen library Card. Receive 1 Free Book at information desk.

Friday's 2pm-5pm

Saturday's 12pm-3pm

1. Must have a...

Book Giveaway

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Fri, Jun 3   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts book club book discussion DIY

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for grades 6-12.

Show us any art you’ve made pertaining to the current book. You can draw, paint, cosplay, digital art, etc. You can...

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

JUN
6

Clinton Hill Library Noon Book Discussion "Hamnet" by Maggie O'Farrell

Mon, Jun 6   12:00 pm to 1:15 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion Virtual Programming

The Clinton Hill Noon Book Discussion has returned as a virtual book discussion. Old and new members welcome! We will be discussing "Hamnet" by Maggie O'Farrell. A limited number of copies will be available to check out from the...

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Clinton Hill Library Noon Book Discussion "Hamnet" by Maggie O'Farrell

JUN
7

Central Cookbook Club: Secret Ingredients

Tue, Jun 7   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion cooking

Join the Cookbook Club online for a discussion of secret ingredients! Do you put mustard in your eggs? Is your cornbread 90% yellow cake mix? Everyone has a secret ingredient—a condiment or flavor that finds its way into dishes and makes them...

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Central Cookbook Club: Secret Ingredients

Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

Tue, Jun 7   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion storytime

Have you ever wished someone would read to you as an adult?  Do you want to take in some good literature without spending a lot of time on it? At adult storytime, a librarian will read short stories and/or poetry to you, and all you have to...

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Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

JUN
8

New Utrecht Book Discussion - The Lost Shtetl by Max Gross

Wed, Jun 8   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults book discussion

Join us for a lively Zoom discussion of The Lost Shtetl by Max Gross.  You may pick up a copy at the New Utrecht Branch.  Please register.

 

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New Utrecht Book Discussion - The Lost Shtetl by Max Gross

JUN
10

Book Giveaway

Fri, Jun 10   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids babies & books book discussion

Gerritsen Beach Library Book Giveaway

Chidren and Teens check out a minimum of 6 books on a child or teen library Card. Receive 1 Free Book at information desk.

Friday's 2pm-5pm

Saturday's 12pm-3pm

1. Must have a...

Book Giveaway

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Fri, Jun 10   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts book club book discussion DIY

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for grades 6-12.

Show us any art you’ve made pertaining to the current book. You can draw, paint, cosplay, digital art, etc. You can...

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

JUN
14

Mill Basin & Walt Whitman Virtual Book Discussion: South to America by Imani Perry

Tue, Jun 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion

Please join us for a virtual discussion about South to America by Imani Perry.  Zoom information will be emailed the day before the event.

ABOUT SOUTH TO AMERICA:

An essential, surprising journey through the history,...

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Mill Basin & Walt Whitman Virtual Book Discussion: South to America by Imani Perry

Mill Basin & Walt Whitman Virtual Book Discussion: The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah

Tue, Jun 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion

Please join us for a virtual discussion about The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah.  Zoom information will be emailed the day before the event.

ABOUT THE FOUR WINDS:

Texas, 1934. Millions are out of work and a drought...

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Mill Basin & Walt Whitman Virtual Book Discussion: The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah

Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

Tue, Jun 14   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion storytime

Have you ever wished someone would read to you as an adult?  Do you want to take in some good literature without spending a lot of time on it? At adult storytime, a librarian will read short stories and/or poetry to you, and all you have to...

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Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

JUN
15

The Bad Guys - Brighton Kids Book Club

Wed, Jun 15   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library, Auditorium

Kids after school book club book discussion

Join us for our first ever Brighton Kids Book Club! Our book discussion for this meeting will be on The Bad Guys by Aaron Blabey. The Bad Guys is a graphic novel recommended for kids 7 and older, and is the book that inspired...

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The Bad Guys - Brighton Kids Book Club

JUN
17

Book Giveaway

Fri, Jun 17   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids babies & books book discussion

Gerritsen Beach Library Book Giveaway

Chidren and Teens check out a minimum of 6 books on a child or teen library Card. Receive 1 Free Book at information desk.

Friday's 2pm-5pm

Saturday's 12pm-3pm

1. Must have a...

Book Giveaway

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Fri, Jun 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts book club book discussion DIY

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for grades 6-12.

Show us any art you’ve made pertaining to the current book. You can draw, paint, cosplay, digital art, etc. You can...

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

JUN
21

Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

Tue, Jun 21   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion storytime

Have you ever wished someone would read to you as an adult?  Do you want to take in some good literature without spending a lot of time on it? At adult storytime, a librarian will read short stories and/or poetry to you, and all you have to...

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Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

JUN
22

Like a Love Story - Brighton Teen Book Club

Wed, Jun 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library, Auditorium

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion LGBTQ pride month

Join Brighton Beach's new book club! We're starting off with a discussion of Abdi Nazemian's Like a Love Story to celebrate Pride Month. Copies are available pickup at the branch. 

Space is limited to 10, so make sure to...

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Like a Love Story - Brighton Teen Book Club

JUN
23

Book Discussion: Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill

Thu, Jun 23   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults book club book discussion humanities and art

Join us for a discussion of Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill. 

Dept. of Speculation is a portrait of a marriage. It is also a beguiling rumination on the mysteries of intimacy, trust, faith, knowledge, and the condition of...

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Book Discussion: Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill

Gerritsen Book Club: One Last Stop

Thu, Jun 23   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach, Large Meeting Room

Adults book club book discussion

This month, we're reading One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston.  Copies available at the reference desk by the end of May.  Please join us for literary fun in an informal and jovial atmosphere. (It's even totally ok if you didn't...

Gerritsen Book Club: One Last Stop

JUN
24

Book Giveaway

Fri, Jun 24   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids babies & books book discussion

Gerritsen Beach Library Book Giveaway

Chidren and Teens check out a minimum of 6 books on a child or teen library Card. Receive 1 Free Book at information desk.

Friday's 2pm-5pm

Saturday's 12pm-3pm

1. Must have a...

Book Giveaway

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Fri, Jun 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts book club book discussion DIY

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for grades 6-12.

Show us any art you’ve made pertaining to the current book. You can draw, paint, cosplay, digital art, etc. You can...

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

JUN
28

Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

Tue, Jun 28   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion storytime

Have you ever wished someone would read to you as an adult?  Do you want to take in some good literature without spending a lot of time on it? At adult storytime, a librarian will read short stories and/or poetry to you, and all you have to...

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Gerritsen Beach Adult Storytime

JUN
29

Fashionopolis: The Price of Fast Fashion and the Future of Clothing. Book Discussion

Wed, Jun 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults book discussion

Fashionopolis: The Price of Fast Fashion and the Future of Clothing.

 

An investigation into the damage wrought by the colossal clothing industry and the grassroots,

high-tech, international movement fighting to...

Fashionopolis: The Price of Fast Fashion and the Future of Clothing.  Book Discussion

LGBTQ+ Graphic Novel Book Club / Goldie Vance, Vol. 1

Wed, Jun 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion Virtual Programming

Come join teen librarian, Jes G's monthly graphic novel book club. 

In June we will read and talk about Goldie Vance, Vol. 1  by Hope Larson. 

Move over Nancy, Harriet, & Veronica. There's a new sleuth on the...

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LGBTQ+ Graphic Novel Book Club / Goldie Vance, Vol. 1

JUN
30

LGBTQAI+ Book Tasting

Thu, Jun 30   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Teens & Young Adults book discussion LGBTQ pride month teen time

A chance to browse a carefully curated selection of excellent books with LGBTQAI+ themes, characters, and authors. Get personalized book recommendations and share your favorite reads.

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LGBTQAI+ Book Tasting

JUL
1

Book Giveaway

Fri, Jul 1   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids babies & books book discussion

Gerritsen Beach Library Book Giveaway

Chidren and Teens check out a minimum of 6 books on a child or teen library Card. Receive 1 Free Book at information desk.

Friday's 2pm-5pm

Saturday's 12pm-3pm

1. Must have a...

Book Giveaway

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