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NOV
28

Author Talk: "Popovers and Candlelight" with Marcia Biederman

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

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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 "Popovers...

Author Talk: "Popovers and Candlelight" 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

DEC
19

Exhibition and Author Talk-Larry Racioppo

Wed, Dec 19   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

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Join us and author Larry Racioppo for our December exhibition and author talk .

Larry Racioppo was born and raised in South Brooklyn, and has been photographing throughout New York City since 1971. A former VISTA volunteer and participant...

Exhibition and Author Talk-Larry Racioppo

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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