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300 Ashland Public Plaza—Open Green Space In Brooklyn’s Cultural District

Last Wednesday evening, June 28, Two Trees Management and the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership hosted a summer celebration to launch the new public plaza located at...

Brooklyn Public Library Kicks Off Summer Reading Program

Thursday, June 8 marked the start of the annual Summer Reading Program at all Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) branches across the city. To kick off...

Two Brooklyn Branches Named Finalists In The ‘Oscars Of Libraries’

NYC Neighborhood Library Awards recently announced the 2017 finalists in the running for top honors and a $20,000 prize. Two of them are in...

Events: BAYFEST, Bike The Branches, Crawfish Boil & So Much More...

There are so many ways to enjoy your weekend in BK it's hard to count, between music fests, food fests, walking tours, and bike...

BPL’s ‘Bike The Branches’ Free Helmet Giveaway Today

In preparation for the annual Bike the Branches ride this Saturday (May 20), the Brooklyn Public Library and NYC DOT will be giving away free...

Sign Of The Times: Modern Signage For Brooklyn’s Landmarked Libraries

The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) approved plans Tuesday to install electronic informational signs outside seven landmarked Brooklyn libraries. The Brooklyn Public Library commissioned the design firm...

Help Design The New Sunset Park Library

Join a public design meeting tomorrow, April 20 from 6pm to 8pm to help decide the future of the Sunset Park Library. NYC Council Member...

Where To Take Your Date This Weekend: April 14–16

It's springtime, and romance is sprouting up with the cherry blossoms at the Botanic Gardens. Whether you have a giddy new love or a...

Affordable Housing Plus Makeover Slated For Sunset Park Library

Today, the Brooklyn Public Library announced the approval of a redevelopment plan for the Sunset Park branch, which includes adding 49 affordable apartments on-site....

‘One Book One New York’ Winner Announced!

You've seen the celebrity-dotted subway ads, voting kiosks, and videos. You read, you voted, and now the results are in. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah was...

Birds & Bees: Green Roof Prep Begins At Windsor Terrace Library

Construction started today on the green roof at the Brooklyn Public Library's Windsor Terrace branch, a project neighbors voted on through participatory budgeting in...

Get Ready To Sing For Black History Month

The library is usually a place where silence reigns, but for an hour this Thursday, February 23, staff and patrons at the Cortelyou branch...

Brooklyn Celebrates Black History Month

February is Black History Month and there are a variety of events happening all around Brooklyn to observe it—from panel discussions, poetry readings, musical...

The Down-Low: Cutest Zoo Animal Battle and Other Stories You Shouldn’t...

The Down-Low is our round-up of stories as well as other curiosities throughout Brooklyn. And a bit of ephemera, too. Prospect Park Zoo Steps Up...

Librarians Respond: Is Technology At The Library Bad For Kids?

A recent DPC article announcing that a state grant would bring video game consoles (along with other technology) to every branch of the Brooklyn...