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We're on Instagram, showing off behind-the-scenes shots of our branches and good reads.



We're on Facebook, posting photos of awesome programs and bookish links.


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We're on X, sharing out great events every day and answering your library questions.

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We're on TikTok, posting booknerd gifs and #BookMatchMondays



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BPL -  BPL news, events, and more

Brooklyn Public Library Family - Family-friendly events and resources

BPL Presents - BPL's premiere literary and cultural programming

BPL Business & Career Center - Business & Career Librarians with tips and resources on career advancement and job help

Brooklyn Public Library Adult Learning - News and events for adult learners with opportunities to increase basic skills 

Inclusive Services - News about inclusive programming for children and teens with and without disabilities

Center for Brooklyn History - News, events, and resources from the most expansive collection of Brooklyn history in the world

Every Brooklyn Public Library location has a Facebook Page, search for your local branch and follow for updates on news and events happening in your neighborhood. 


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BKLYNlibrary - System-wide updates, events and literary info

BrooklynHistory - Brooklyn history-related tweets

Info Commons - News on culture and technology

BKLYN Immigrants - Free programs, books and learning opportunities for immigrants in multiple languages

Inclusive Services - News about inclusive programming for children and teens with and without disabilities

BKLYNConnect - Brooklyn Connections, our school outreach program based on the researching Brooklyn Collection

BKLYNJustice - The Justice Initiatives team at supports individuals and families affected by incarceration, while also working to raise awareness.

BKLYN_Family - Family-friendly events and resources



bklynlibrary - Shots of our libraries, catalog, events and more

brooklynhistory - Historic photos of Brooklyn from our archives

bplpresents - A look at BPL's premiere literary and cultural programming

bklynfuture - Check out what teens are doing at the Library

bklyn_geec - A look at the full-service library & hub for environmental awareness, activism & education at the Greenpoint Library and Environmental Education Center.


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BKLYNLibrary - Great stories from our library and weekly featured BookMatch profiles

Our Streets Our Stories - Oral histories about the Brooklyn that is and was from Brooklyn residents



BPL Videos - Dweck Center performances, author talks, and videos created by BPL librarians

Brooklynology - Historic Brooklyn and Library videos 

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BKLYNlibrary - Reading recommendations, fun book-related content, updates from our 60+ locations across Brooklyn... and maybe the occasional viral dance trend!



Borrowed - BPL's flagship podcast about superhero librarians and neighborhood stories.

Page Flippers Take on the World - BPL's podcast for kids about the world of careers (with fun songs and lots of jokes, of course!)

Flatbush + Main - An archived podcast about Brooklyn history, created by the former staff at the Center for Brooklyn History.

BKLYN Community Audio - A sampling of the best sound from Brooklyn Public Library, created by staff and patrons at BPL.

BKLYN Youth Audio - Stories from young patrons at BPL, from Canarsie to Brownsville, and beyond.



BKLYN Future - Check out what teens are doing at the Library

BKLYN Kids - Recources and readers advisory from our youth librarians

Brooklynology - The Brooklyn Collection's blog of Brooklyn history, curiosities and other treasures from their archives

Off the Shelf - Your destination for all things BOOKS from Brooklyn Public Library's bibliophile staff.

Work Life - A Brooklyn Public Library blog for workers, entrepreneurs and freelancers.


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Every year, more than a million people visit Brooklyn Public Library, borrowing books, attending movie screenings, and learning new skills. We asked a few of our patrons and staff to share a favorite pick from our collection, and we want you to join us. Show us your own favorite (or current favorite!) book on Twitter or Instagram, hashtag it #checkoutBKLYN, and see it live online!


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