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OCT
19

Brooklyn Daily Eagle pop-up exhibit

Fri, Oct 19   12:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

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The Brooklyn Eagle statue that adorns the alcove above our doorway has had a storied journey. From its home atop the Brooklyn Daily Eagle offices in downtown Brooklyn from 1892-1955, to the Brooklyn Historical Society during the late 50’s through...

Brooklyn Daily Eagle pop-up exhibit

OCT
24

Artist Talk: Photographer Ann Rosen - In the Presence of Family

Wed, Oct 24   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Adults

What makes a family? Photographer Ann Rosen will talk about her ongoing work celebrating the countless ways families are created. Her series of portraits taken eight years apart reveal the strength of the boroughs' diversity and the...

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Artist Talk: Photographer Ann Rosen - In the Presence of Family

NOV
5

Free Resource Fair for Teachers and Students: Discovering New York City Archives & Databases

Mon, Nov 5   4:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

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Are you looking for primary resources for your classroom? Do you want to access an archive for your upcoming research project? Join Brooklyn Connections and the Museum of the City of New York to meet archivists, learn where to access the...

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Free Resource Fair for Teachers and Students: Discovering New York City Archives & Databases

NOV
6

Historic Green-Wood Cemetery

Tue, Nov 6   9:00 am to 3:15 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

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Brooklyn Connections' favorite educator workshop is back! Join us as we explore the history of Green-Wood Cemetery and meet some of its finest (and most infamous!) permanent residents. This workshop kicks off in the morning with a historic...

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Historic Green-Wood Cemetery

NOV
14

Oral History and Preserving Brooklyn’s Neighborhoods

Wed, Nov 14   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

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Join us for a workshop on conducting oral history interviews.

The workshop will be led by Liz Strong, Oral History Program Manager for the New York Preservation Archive Project (NYPAP). NYPAP documents and celebrates historic preservation...

Oral History and Preserving Brooklyn’s Neighborhoods

NOV
28

Author Talk: "Candlelight and Popovers" with Marcia Biederman

Wed, Nov 28   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Adults

On the eve of the great depression and with her last $60.00 Patricia Murphy turned a closing eatery in Brooklyn Heights into a restaurant empire, adding locations in Manhattan, Long Island, Westchester and Florida.  In "Candlelight...

Author Talk: "Candlelight and Popovers" with Marcia Biederman

DEC
1

Brooklyn & World War I

Sat, Dec 1   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

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Join us as we examine Brooklyn Collection primary sources from the First World War during the centennial anniversary. By immersing ourselves in poems, political cartoons, NYC landmarks, and journals written by a Brooklyn-based soldier dispatched...

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Brooklyn & World War I

FEB
11

Community Organizing in Brooklyn

Mon, Feb 11   9:00 am to 3:15 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

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Join us for a day of thinking and learning about community organizing in Brooklyn. We’ll start our morning with expert Sarah Seidman, Puffin Foundation Curator of Social Activism at the Museum of the City of New York, as we learn about the rich...

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Community Organizing in Brooklyn

MAY
13

Brooklyn's Bridges: Connecting Communities & Classrooms

Mon, May 13   9:00 am to 3:15 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

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Join us for an immersive look at the evolution of transportation and community as we explore the history of bridges in Brooklyn. Brooklyn Bridge expert and noted author Richard Haw will discuss how these majestic feats of engineering and...

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Brooklyn's Bridges: Connecting Communities & Classrooms

JUN
6

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Thu, Jun 6   9:00 am to 3:15 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

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Join us for a day of horticulture and history as we explore the impact of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden on Brooklyn and its broader legacy for plants and science. Learn about the unique gardens the Brooklyn Botanic Garden has cultivated, the...

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Brooklyn Botanic Garden

JUN
14

Brooklyn Connections Educator Open House

Fri, Jun 14   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

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Join us for a free Educator Open House at the Brooklyn Collection, Brooklyn Public Library’s local history archive. Tour our facilities, including the Brooklyn Daily Eagle “morgue” and other behind the scenes areas.  View a selection of rare...

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Brooklyn Connections Educator Open House

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