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JAN
24

Color Me Calm

Fri, Jan 24   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Annex

Adults diy

Coloring isn't just for kids! Stop by the Annex to relax and color your stress away!

Color Me Calm

JAN
29

Ask A Tech

Wed, Jan 29   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Annex

Adults techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? No time to attend a formal class? Attend our “Ask A Tech” program for personalized assistance.

We provide help with:

Computer Basics...
Ask A Tech

Research Refracted: Artist/Archivist: An Intersecting Praxis

Wed, Jan 29   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Art

Adults artist talks Artists and Archives brooklyn collection brooklyn history

During this event, participants will explore work that lives at the intersection of art and archives. Joyce LeeAnn, an interdisciplinary artist, will perform Archival Flesh, a work in progress piece that she deepened as a 2019 MoCADA Creator in...

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Research Refracted: Artist/Archivist: An Intersecting Praxis

JAN
30

2020 Census Recruiting Event

Thu, Jan 30   4:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Annex

Adults 2020 census career

*Please note time change: 4:30-6:30!

The U.S. Census Bureau is currently hiring for a variety of temporary full-time and flexible part-time jobs. No resumés or cover letters are required to apply. Pay rates start at $25-28 per hour!...

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2020 Census Recruiting Event

JAN
31

Color Me Calm

Fri, Jan 31   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Annex

Adults diy

Coloring isn't just for kids! Stop by the Annex to relax and color your stress away!

Color Me Calm

FEB
26

The Legacy of Hattie Carthan: New Stewards of Grassroots Green Movements

Wed, Feb 26   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Adults black history month brooklyn collection brooklyn history environment

Join us for a talk led by Magnolia Tree Earth Center Executive Director Marlon Rice about the black presence in Brooklyn's urban green movement as seen through Hattie Carthan's legacy, the heirs to her movement, and the Magnolia Tree Earth...

The Legacy of Hattie Carthan: New Stewards of Grassroots Green Movements

MAR
4

Research Refracted: Introduction to Archives with the Brooklyn Collection

Wed, Mar 4   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Adults artist talks Artists and Archives brooklyn collection brooklyn history

This workshop will demystify the archival research process, including: a gentle explanation of what an archive really is; an overview of resources available in an archive; tips and tricks for doing research in archives derived from the...

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Research Refracted: Introduction to Archives with the Brooklyn Collection

APR
15

Research Refracted: Tracing Your Roots

Wed, Apr 15   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Weeksville Heritage Center

Adults artist talks Artists and Archives brooklyn collection brooklyn history

This event on genealogy research will focus on the skills needed for tracing African diasporan heritage and understanding the specific challenges and strategies for conducting genealogical research in the context of the legacy of slavery and...

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Research Refracted: Tracing Your Roots

APR
29

Bricks & Brownstone: Author Talk with Patrick W. Ciccone

Wed, Apr 29   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Adults architecture & design author talks brooklyn collection brooklyn history

Join us for a talk with one of the authors of the classic book, Bricks & Brownstone: The New York Row House, in honor of the new re-issue published by Rizzoli. 

First published in 1972, Bricks & Brownstone is the first...

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Bricks & Brownstone: Author Talk with Patrick W. Ciccone

MAY
20

Research Refracted: Managing Your Own Archive

Wed, May 20   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Adults artist talks Artists and Archives brooklyn collection brooklyn history

This workshop will dive into the nuts and bolts of metadata and archival records as we talk about how artists can care for their own archives. We’ll talk about file management best practices and digital preservation concerns, and we’ll...

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Research Refracted: Managing Your Own Archive

JUN
4

Chancellor's Day at Prospect Park

Thu, Jun 4   9:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Adults ctle platbpl

Dive into the evolution of “Brooklyn’s Backyard” with a day at Prospect Park and the Brooklyn Public Library on this year’s June Chancellor’s Day! Take a walking tour of Prospect Park with the local history experts at Turnstile Tours while they...

Chancellor's Day at Prospect Park

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