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SEP
24

Teaching With Primary Sources: A Skills Workshop For Paraprofessionals

Mon, Sep 24   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

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Engaging with primary source material is a key way to foster inquiry and critical thinking in our students. This professional development seminar for paraprofessionals will explore what kinds of documents are considered primary source material,...

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Teaching With Primary Sources: A Skills Workshop For Paraprofessionals

SEP
26

Author Talk: Andrew Mele - Caesar's of the Diamond: Italian-Americans in Major League Baseball 1897-2017

Wed, Sep 26   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

In his latest book Caesars of the Diamond: Italian-Americans in Major League Baseball 1897-2017 Andrew Mele discusses the impact of Italian immigration on the game of baseball.  He looks at the contributions of players such as Yogi Berra,...

Author Talk: Andrew Mele - Caesar's of the Diamond: Italian-Americans in Major League Baseball 1897-2017

OCT
1

Archival Research: An Introduction for Classroom Educators

Mon, Oct 1   9:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

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Join us for a day in the Brooklyn Collection as we provide educators with an in-depth and practical introduction to archival research. Through a mix of discovery, experiential, and cooperative learning, participants will learn how to navigate an...

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Archival Research: An Introduction for Classroom Educators

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

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 Botanical 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 Botanical 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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