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News & Features Brownstones in Park Slope

Looking for a way to get away without the hassle of taking a trip? How about a day trip to another part of our lovely Brooklyn? Here are our recommendations for a Saturday in Park Slope. To get to Park Slope, take practically any train to the Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center stop. The B, D, N,…

News & Features The ribbon cutting ceremony at the Coney Island Library

Brooklyn residents can now film themselves walking on the moon when they visit the Coney Island Library. City Councilman Mark Treyger and State Senator Diane Savino took part in a formal ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday to celebrate the opening of a new state-of-the-art TV studio on the library’s second floor. “As a former public school teacher, I am a…

Events summer-reading

Calling all reading superheroes! Start the summer off with a good book and celebrate summer reading at the Brooklyn Public Library’s Central branch this Thursday, June 4 from 10am-3:30pm, complete with live music and games for the whole family. The official kickoff is at 12:30pm, featuring a read aloud with this year’s official summer reading…

News & Features bike

Start thinking spring and all the nice, warm-weather bike rides ahead of you, then sign up for the 3rd annual Bike the Branches, a one-day bike ride that lets you discover parts of Brooklyn you may not have seen before while supporting the Brooklyn Public Library. The ride takes place on Saturday, May 9, with…

Real Estate Gravesend library (Source: Google Maps)

New York City will acquire the property housing the Gravesend branch of the Brooklyn Public Library at 303 Avenue X, the latest move to own all of the 59 properties where their libraries are located. The city gained authorization from Kings County Supreme Court in April 2014 to use eminent domain to seize the property, Commercial…

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