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SEP
26

Walking Curated Tour of Prospect Park: My Oasis In Brooklyn

Sun, Sep 26   4:30 pm to 5:45 pm   Lefferts Historic House

Adults all ages BPL Presents

 * Please note this is an off-site event

Join legendary photographer Jamel Shabazz as he shares his memories and stories behind the images in his exhibition “My Oasis in Brooklyn,” a collection of snapshots of Prospect Park spanning...

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Walking Curated Tour of Prospect Park: My Oasis In Brooklyn

SEP
30

A Glint of Light, Poetry on the Plaza

Thu, Sep 30   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults BPL Outdoors BPL Presents music poetry

Join us for an evening of intergalactic sounds, cosmic poetry, and starlit solidarity on the Plaza. Hala Alyan, Tahani Salah, and Tariq Luthun offer poems as illumination for community and action. DJ Shirine ...

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A Glint of Light, Poetry on the Plaza

OCT
4

Excerpts from A MARVELOUS ORDER with Megan Schubert, Tomás Cruz and NOW Ensemble

Mon, Oct 4   8:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults BPL Presents plaza performances

Brooklyn Public Library will present short excerpts of A Marvelous Order—a highly anticipated forthcoming opera about Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs—in concert, outdoors, in front of Central Library. The opera is composed by Judd...

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Excerpts from A MARVELOUS ORDER with Megan Schubert, Tomás Cruz and NOW Ensemble

OCT
7

Until I Am Free: Keisha N. Blain discusses Fannie Lou Hamer with Alexis Coe

Thu, Oct 7   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks BPL Presents

“We have a long fight and this fight is not mine alone, but you are not free whether you are white or Black, until I am free.”—Fannie Lou Hamer

A blend of social commentary, biography, and intellectual history, Until I Am Free is a...

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Until I Am Free: Keisha N. Blain discusses Fannie Lou Hamer with Alexis Coe

OCT
16

NY Queer Zine Fair Cancelled

Sat, Oct 16   11:00 am to 5:00 pm   Central Library

Adults humanities and art LGBTQ NY Queer Zine Fair

After careful consideration and for the safety of our community, this event has been cancelled due to the recent increases in COVID-19 infections. We hope to see you again in 2022!
 

NY Queer Zine Fair

NOV
4

Kati Marton discusses Angela Merkel with Anand Giridharadas

Thu, Nov 4   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks BPL Presents

The definitive biography of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, detailing the remarkable rise and political brilliance of the most powerful—and elusive—woman in the world. Co-presented with The Ink, Anand Giridharadas’s newsletter on...
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Kati Marton discusses Angela Merkel with Anand Giridharadas

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