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Library books on the stoop

Doing a bit of spring cleaning, and finding your bookshelves could get a little lighter? Consider donating your old tomes to the Park Slope Library for their spring book sale. The Friends of Park Slope Library will be accepting donations for the upcoming sale at the library, located at 431 6th Avenue on the corner
Events Bike The Branches via Brooklyn Public Library

Start thinking spring and all the nice, warm-weather bike rides ahead of you, then sign up for the 2nd 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 17, with a
Events Ian Olasov

A new discussion series called the Brooklyn Public Philosophers (BKPP) is meeting monthly at the Central Library, and Park Slope native Ian Olasov is the big thinker behind it. Currently residing in Ditmas Park, he’s a philosophy professor who has organized this forum for philosophers working in the greater Brooklyn area to discuss their work with a general audience. If it sounds like it
Library Park Slope Library

Love our neighborhood library branch? You can help it win $5,000 by participating in a Read! Build! Play! Project Library Giveaway from LEGO DUPLO. The Read! Build! Play! Project is intended to engage kids through both recreational activity and literacy efforts, and their current giveaway can benefit the literary hub that keeps your child wanting to turn the page.
Library Book Drive via Brooklyn Public Library on Facebook

Did you plow through a bunch of novels on the beach this summer? Are the kids’ bookshelves getting a little crowded? If you’re looking for a place to donate some books, our local libraries are collecting them for upcoming book sales. Friends of Park Slope Library Book Sale Drop off books (and DVDs and CDs) at
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The kids have been out of school for over a month now- are they getting that summer restlessness? Take them out this week for some superhero story time, an exciting outdoor movie, or good old-fashioned board games. Meet the Brooklyn Knight When:  Thursday August 8, 2:30 pm Where: The Central Library (Youth Wing), 10 Grand Army Plaza
Art & Music Summer Reading Kickoff via BPL

Looking for something to do with the kids on these hot almost-summer days? Kick-off the summer reading program, enjoy some live music, and spend some quality family time together! Summer Reading Kickoff When: Thursday June 6, 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Where: Central Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza What: Celebrate the start of Summer Reading with a full
Events Brooklyn Public Library Plaza via rittainnyc

Got a lot of love for the library that you want to share? Sign up to volunteer at Love a Library Day this Sunday, June 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. In this second annual event, volunteers will be spreading the word about libraries, organizing books, registering people for new library cards, enrolling children in the
Holiday American Flag via MrCTeach

Memorial Day is this Monday, May 27. Whether you plan to make it a solemn day of remembrance or celebrate extra time with family at the beach, make sure you know what’s closed in the area. Info on schools, government offices, parking, and sanitation via Government offices and courts are closed Monday, May 27th for Memorial Day.