Heat advisory in effect for NYC; libraries offer cooling relief.

NYC libraries step in as cooling centers during heat advisory.

Jun 18, 2024 at 4:58 PM Community

"Reminder: Election Day on June 25 in New York"

"Apna Brooklyn Community Center Encourages Early Voting and Civic Engagement Ahead of June 25 Election Day in New York."

Jun 18, 2024 at 2:02 PM Community

Brooklyn Library hosts Immigrant Resource Fair on June 22.

Brooklyn Library to Host Immigrant Resource Fair Connects Immigrants to Essential Services.

Jun 18, 2024 at 1:12 PM Library

NYPL highlights cricket images in #NYPLDigitalCollections.

NYPL's #NYPLDigitalCollections spotlights cricket's rising popularity in the U.S. through a collection of hundreds of images.

Jun 18, 2024 at 10:00 AM Community

Brooklyn Public Library celebrates Pride Month with diverse programs.

Brooklyn Public Library in New York, NY hosts diverse programs in June to honor and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community for Pride Month, featuring artwork by @bizarropizarro_.

Jun 18, 2024 at 8:46 AM Library

Brooklyn College Art Gallery showcases student work for fall opening.

Brooklyn College's Art Gallery exhibits students' B.F.A. Capstone Thesis work for its fall opening.

Jun 17, 2024 at 6:01 PM College

Free historical Brooklyn Abolitionist Movement walking tour for Juneteenth.

Explore Brooklyn's Abolitionist history for Juneteenth with a free City of New York Government walking tour.

Jun 17, 2024 at 4:32 PM Gov

"BWI's Spring Celebration Exceeds Fundraising Goal, Supports New Yorkers"

BWI's Spring Celebration raises funds to support economic justice initiatives and training programs, exceeding its goal and ensuring assistance for more New Yorkers in the future.

Jun 17, 2024 at 4:05 PM Business

NYC residents support libraries, urge officials to avoid budget cuts.

New York City residents speak up for libraries to prevent budget cuts, highlighting libraries' critical role within the community.

Jun 17, 2024 at 4:00 PM Community

"Brooklyn Public Library: Summer Programs for All Ages!"

Experience a summer of reading and adventure at the Brooklyn Public Library in New York with programs tailored for children, teenagers, and adults, offering a range of stories and activities to enjoy.

Jun 17, 2024 at 1:32 PM Library

NYPL selling Nalgene bottles to help stay hydrated in heat.

NYPL sells Nalgene bottles for hydration during rising temperatures.

Jun 16, 2024 at 12:00 PM Community

Midwood Ambulance sends Happy Father's Day wishes to all.

Midwood Ambulance in Brooklyn, NY, celebrates Father's Day by sending warm wishes to all dads via their Facebook page.

Jun 16, 2024 at 11:55 AM EMS

FDNY honors Firefighter Batista with plaque ceremony at Engine 226.

FDNY honors fallen firefighter Mark Batista with plaque dedication at Brooklyn firehouse.

Jun 16, 2024 at 10:35 AM Fire

FDNY honors Firefighter Batista with plaque ceremony at Engine 226.

FDNY honors fallen firefighter Mark Batista with plaque dedication at Brooklyn firehouse.

Jun 16, 2024 at 10:35 AM Fire

"E.J. Koh wins Young Lions Fiction Award with 'The Liberators'"

E.J. Koh's book 'The Liberators' wins the 24th annual Young Lions Fiction Award from The New York Public Library.

Jun 13, 2024 at 8:11 PM Community

YMCA Brooklyn Offers Summer Membership Special, $0 Joiner's Fee

Don't miss out on YMCA Dodge's summer membership offer in Brooklyn, New York - a flat rate for the entire season plus zero joiner's fee, featuring unlimited access to amenities and discounts on various programs.

Jun 13, 2024 at 5:11 PM YMCA

"Café con Felo" interview with Tania León and Félix Rodríguez

Watch the "Café con Felo" interview featuring Brooklyn College's Tania León and Chancellor Félix V. Matos Rodríguez!

Jun 13, 2024 at 3:40 PM College

Summer challenge #BrowseTheBranches at Brooklyn Public Library offers prizes.

Join the Brooklyn Public Library's #BrowseTheBranches summer challenge for a chance to win prizes from Raising Cane's, Citi Bike, and The Good Batch while exploring the city's 62 library locations.

Jun 13, 2024 at 12:39 PM Library

NYPL's picture books for immigrants and refugees: educational collection

NYPL fosters empathy and understanding through immigrant and refugee-themed picture books during Immigrant Heritage Month.

Jun 13, 2024 at 10:00 AM Community

Sunset Park Library hosts dragon boat festival craft event.

Sunset Park Library to host interactive craft event on dragon boat festival in collaboration with Museum of Chinese in America and with support from Apple Bank.

Jun 13, 2024 at 8:49 AM Library

Dodge YMCA Summer Classes Membership Special Available Now

Dodge YMCA in Brooklyn, NY is offering summer session classes and a special membership deal with $0 Joiner's Fee for summer sign-ups by June 17.

Jun 13, 2024 at 2:20 AM YMCA

Brooklyn Library Juneteenth event: Red foods and traditions explained

Join the Brooklyn Public Library in New York City for an event celebrating Juneteenth, featuring Culinary Historian Tonya Hopkins exploring the role of red-hued foods in the holiday, to be held on June 17 at 6:30pm at Central Library.

Jun 12, 2024 at 5:28 PM Library

NYPL staff in NYC protest library cuts, gain city support.

NYPL staff rally in NYC to oppose library cuts, backed by community support.

Jun 12, 2024 at 3:00 PM Community

Brooklyn College Professor chosen as Princeton Institute Fellow for 2024-25.

Brooklyn College Professor Paisley Currah selected as Princeton Institute fellow for 2024-25 to work on book project Legislating Gender.

Jun 11, 2024 at 1:05 PM College

Brooklyn library seeks support against $58.3M proposed cuts. Day of Action planned. #NoCutsToLibraries

New Yorkers unite to oppose proposed cuts of $58.3 million to the Brooklyn Public Library, organizing Day of Action for Libraries on June 12 with the hashtag #NoCutsToLibraries.

Jun 11, 2024 at 11:49 AM Library

Andrew Heiskell Library in New York offers accessible reading material.

Andrew Heiskell Library in New York offers free accessible reading materials and resources for individuals with print disabilities.

Jun 11, 2024 at 11:15 AM Community

"Volunteers needed for Marine Park stewardship in Brooklyn"

"Join NYC Parks in Protecting Marine Park's Forested Areas - Volunteer Opportunities Available!"

Jun 11, 2024 at 10:56 AM Recreation

Brooklyn College: Summer II session registration open until July 16

Register now for Brooklyn College's Summer II session from July 15 to August 20 to wrap up your degree by the July 16 deadline.

Jun 10, 2024 at 7:15 PM College

Brooklyn Public Library empowers residents with budget voting opportunity.

Brooklyn Public Library in NYC invites residents to vote on city budget spending decisions.

Jun 10, 2024 at 5:47 PM Library

Brooklyn Workforce Innovations celebrates Housing Career Pathways Cohort 6.

Brooklyn Workforce Innovations celebrates the 100% graduation rate of Housing Career Pathways Cohort 6 in New York, NY, commending their dedication and wishing them success in their future endeavors.

Jun 10, 2024 at 3:42 PM Business

Brooklyn's Sunset Park celebrates groundbreaking for offshore wind port.

Sunset Park in Brooklyn marks groundbreaking for New York City's foremost offshore wind port, heralding a transformation of the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal into a major renewable energy source capable of powering 500,000 homes in Brooklyn.

Jun 10, 2024 at 2:19 PM Business

Hydrangeas bloom in vibrant colors across New York City.

Hydrangeas bloom in a variety of colorful shades in New York City's parks, showcasing their unique beauty.

Jun 10, 2024 at 1:50 PM Recreation

Schomburg Festival celebrates Black lesbian and feminist writers.

Celebrate Black lesbian and feminist writers at the Schomburg Center Literary Festival on June 11.

Jun 10, 2024 at 12:00 PM Community

Deadline: Update address for NY primary election voting, June 25.

Deadline approaching: Update address by June 10 to vote in NY primary election on June 25.

Jun 10, 2024 at 9:00 AM Community

Brooklyn College welcomes new director for AANAPISI Project.

New Brooklyn College BCAP Director focuses on supporting AANAPI community with federal grant funding.

Jun 10, 2024 at 8:53 AM University

Composer Mikel Rouse discusses 'The World Got Away' and 'Language Barrier' at NY Public Library event, June 13. Register for free.

Don't miss composer Mikel Rouse at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on June 13 discussing his new memoir and album, with free registration required.

Jun 9, 2024 at 1:00 PM Community

Sunset Park Library emergency preparedness fair June 22, 11am-2pm.

Sunset Park Library to host emergency preparedness fair providing resources on floods, fires, air quality, and more on June 22.

Jun 8, 2024 at 6:24 PM Library

Dodge YMCA, New York, offers summer family activities, membership deal.

Dodge YMCA in New York offers summer family membership deal with activities for all ages.

Jun 8, 2024 at 5:15 PM YMCA

Support NYPL: #NoCutsToLibraries Campaign Gains Momentum

Residents called to action to advocate for maintaining library funding in New York City through #NoCutsToLibraries campaign.

Jun 8, 2024 at 2:00 PM Community

NYPL promotes LGBTQ+ books for Pride Month.

NYPL promotes diversity through LGBTQ+ book recommendations for Pride Month.

Jun 8, 2024 at 10:00 AM Community

District 18 Implements Lexia English to Support ELL Students

District 18 in Brooklyn, NY partners with Lexia English to support ELL students and enhance academic outcomes amidst a growing national ELL population.

Jun 7, 2024 at 3:49 PM School

NYPL celebrates #CaribbeanAmericanHeritageMonth with Dominican author titles.

NYPL highlights Dominican and Dominican American authors for #CaribbeanAmericanHeritageMonth, focusing on themes like identity, culture, family, and tradition.

Jun 6, 2024 at 10:00 AM Library

Flatbush Library celebrates Immigrant Heritage Month with Kreyol event.

Join the Flatbush Library in Brooklyn, NY on June 7 to celebrate #ImmigrantHeritageMonth with Kreyol stories and songs, supported by Apple Bank.

Jun 6, 2024 at 8:12 AM Library

Residents urged to stop $58.3M library cuts via online petition.

Join the efforts to oppose $58.3 million in proposed cuts to libraries in New York by signing an online letter to City Hall with the hashtag #NoCutsToLibraries.

Jun 5, 2024 at 4:00 PM Community

Ocean Conservation Urged for Brooklyn Residents on World Ocean's Day

Brooklyn Residents Encouraged to Protect Marine Life on World Ocean's Day.

Jun 5, 2024 at 12:54 PM Recreation

Brooklyn Public Library hosts nutrition-focused seminar and fair.

Learn about improving health through a nutrition-focused seminar and resource fair hosted by the Brooklyn Public Library in New York City on June 26, featuring presentations, food tastings, and insights into managing chronic conditions with a healthy diet.

Jun 4, 2024 at 4:54 PM Library

"Brooklyn College President Emphasizes Socioeconomic Impact at NYC Fair"

President Michelle J. Anderson underscores Brooklyn College's socioeconomic influence at NYC Small Business Resource Fair.

Jun 4, 2024 at 2:10 PM University

NYPL celebrates cicada return with book selection from past.

NYPL marks cicada emergence by curating a list of notable books from 13 and 17 years ago.

Jun 4, 2024 at 2:00 PM Community

Brooklyn Public Library celebrates Pride Month with diverse events.

Celebrate Pride Month at Brooklyn Public Library with inclusive events honoring the LGBTQ+ community and promoting awareness and inclusivity for everyone.

Jun 4, 2024 at 12:03 PM Library

$20 million grant awarded to Leymah Gbowee for women’s equality

Melinda French Gates selects Leymah Gbowee to distribute $20 million for women's equality efforts.

Jun 4, 2024 at 11:55 AM College

Dodge YMCA Brooklyn NY updates Facebook cover photo

Dodge YMCA in Brooklyn, NY, refreshed their Facebook profile by updating their cover photo.

Jun 3, 2024 at 6:51 PM YMCA

Brooklyn Public Library matches donations, doubles impact by June 30.

Brooklyn Public Library's donation campaign offers matching funds amplifying impact until June 30.

Jun 3, 2024 at 4:43 PM Library

NYPL in NYC curates diverse, engaging summer book collection.

NYPL in NYC curates engaging summer book collection for all ages.

Jun 3, 2024 at 11:00 AM Community

NYPL announces online absentee ballot request deadline of June 15.

NYPL sets June 15 online absentee ballot request deadline to ensure voting accessibility for all individuals.

Jun 2, 2024 at 12:00 PM Community

Brooklyn Public Library hosts Drag Story Hour for Pride Month

Brooklyn Public Library celebrates Pride Month with Drag Story Hour featuring drag performers reading stories to promote gender fluidity and positive representations of queer identities.

Jun 1, 2024 at 6:04 PM Library

NYPL celebrates Caribbean American Heritage Month with events, resources.

NYPL honors Caribbean American Heritage Month with reading materials, resources, and events.

Jun 1, 2024 at 2:00 PM Community

Greenpoint Library to Showcase Local Artists at Open Studios Event

Greenpoint Library to Feature Local Artists in Greenpoint Open Studios Event for the First Time

Jun 1, 2024 at 12:25 PM Library

NYPL Library After Hours returns June 7 for Pride Month

NYPL Library After Hours event on June 7 promises dancing, performances, exclusive collection access, and activities to celebrate Pride Month; securing tickets early is recommended.

Jun 1, 2024 at 11:00 AM Community

Greenpoint Library hosts local artists: Asia Sztencel & Molloy Rogers.

Greenpoint Library showcases local artists Asia Sztencel and Molloy Rogers during Greenpoint Open Studios event on June 1st.

May 31, 2024 at 2:59 PM Library

Schomburg Center Literary Festival features award-winning writers on June 15.

Award-winning writers Donovan X Ramsey, Diane Richardson, Elizabeth Acevedo, Vinson Cunningham, B. Michael, and others will be featured at the sixth annual Schomburg Center Literary Festival in New York on June 15, with conversations, author talks, workshops, and a Black Zine Fair.

May 31, 2024 at 10:19 AM Community

Rabia Rmaidi honored for achievements; becomes bus driver.

Rabia Rmaidi, a graduate supported by BWI, excels as a bus driver despite facing obstacles, and receives well-deserved recognition.

May 31, 2024 at 10:05 AM Business

Brooklyn school district engages parents to boost attendance

Efforts to address student attendance through parental involvement are underway in Brooklyn's Community School District 18.

May 30, 2024 at 11:25 PM School

Special event celebrates #ImmigrantHeritageMonth at Flatbush Library.

Celebrate #ImmigrantHeritageMonth with stories and songs in Kreyol at Flatbush Library.

May 30, 2024 at 4:14 PM Library

Magner Career Center celebrates 20 years helping students succeed

Brooklyn College's Magner Career Center marks 20 years of guiding student success in the latest issue of Brooklyn College Magazine.

May 30, 2024 at 4:13 PM College

Celebrate National Trails Day in NYC on June 1!

Join NYC Parks on June 1 to celebrate National Trails Day by participating in trail-marking, path-clearing, and restoration projects across the city.

May 30, 2024 at 1:13 PM Recreation

Teen Banned Book Club in NYC features 'The Lesbiana's Guide'.

NYPL's Teen Banned Book Club in NYC explores 'The Lesbiana's Guide to Catholic School', where readers join Yamilet Flores' journey of self-discovery and love in a Catholic school setting.

May 30, 2024 at 1:00 PM Community

Drag Story Hour at Brooklyn Public Library celebrates Pride Month

Brooklyn Public Library to host Drag Story Hour promoting gender fluidity and queer role models in celebration of Pride Month.

May 30, 2024 at 10:05 AM Library

New York Voters Must Update Address to Vote in Primary

Deadline for New Yorkers to Update Address for Primary Election Voting

May 30, 2024 at 10:00 AM Community

Brooklyn Library screens "Butterfly in the Sky": Reading Rainbow.

Special Reading Rainbow documentary screening at Brooklyn Public Library on June 1 is free for all ages.

May 29, 2024 at 4:20 PM Library

Brooklyn, Micah of Red Jacket Schools Win Sectional Championships

Red Jacket Schools in Manchester, NY celebrates Brooklyn Vienna and Micah Harshfield as sectional champions in track and field, with Micah winning the 200m race and Brooklyn excelling in the Pentathlon event.

May 29, 2024 at 2:57 PM Schools

NYC Budget Plans $58.3M Cuts to Public Libraries-Requested Support

Campaign Urges Mayor and City Council to Reconsider Proposed Budget Cuts to Public Libraries in New York City.

May 29, 2024 at 1:00 PM Community

GreenThumb NYC hosts Open Garden NYC throughout New York City.

Explore gardening workshops and events at GreenThumb NYC community gardens during Open Garden NYC, a citywide initiative organized by the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation.

May 29, 2024 at 11:37 AM Recreation

Brooklyn Public Library Board Game Collection Offers Endless Fun

Brooklyn Public Library's Board Game Library in New York, NY, offers a diverse selection of classic and new games for visitors of all ages.

May 28, 2024 at 2:07 PM Library

Famous Gemini Birthdays: Garland, Manilow, McKellen, Baker, Kidman

Celebrity Geminis: Garland, Manilow, McKellen, Baker, Kidman - NYPL shares astrology insights amid Gemini season.

May 28, 2024 at 12:16 PM Community

Brooklyn College honors Class of 2024 at commencement event

Brooklyn College celebrates the Class of 2024 at Barclays Center commencement with keynote by Abigail E. Disney and honors for Carol L. Zicklin and valedictorian Rhema Mills.

May 28, 2024 at 11:04 AM College

Event celebrates Immigrant Heritage Month with author and musician.

Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month at Brooklyn Heights Library with author Marco Avilés and musician Araceli Poma, sharing migration stories and songs on June 1st at 2pm - event features Spanish-language support and registration available online.

May 27, 2024 at 2:03 PM Library

Honoring Memorial Day: Find NYC war memorials nearby.

Remember fallen heroes this Memorial Day by discovering war memorials in your NYC neighborhood.

May 27, 2024 at 10:58 AM Recreation

Moment of remembrance for heroes by Midwood Ambulance in Brooklyn.

Midwood Ambulance pays tribute to heroes in observance of Memorial Day.

May 27, 2024 at 9:26 AM EMS

Brooklyn College closed to honor those who served.

Brooklyn College pauses to honor and remember military personnel on Memorial Day.

May 27, 2024 at 9:02 AM College

NYPL hosts WNYC book club with 'Memory Piece'. Start reading!

Join NYPL and WNYC's #GetLitWithAllOfIt Book Club in May, featuring Lisa Ko's 'Memory Piece' exploring the evolving lives of three friends.

May 27, 2024 at 9:00 AM Community

NYPL urges Mayor, City Council to support library funding. #NoCutsToLibraries.

NYPL advocates for library funding in New York City to strengthen the community; uses #NoCutsToLibraries campaign to rally support.

May 26, 2024 at 1:00 PM Community

NYPL emphasizes freedom to read and celebrates young readers' imaginations.

NYPL promotes freedom to read and nurtures young readers' creativity through curated book recommendations.

May 26, 2024 at 10:00 AM Community

Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month with Quechua-Peruvian author and musician!

Join Quechua-Peruvian author Marco Avilés and musician Araceli Poma at Brooklyn Public Library for an event celebrating Immigrant Heritage Month with stories and songs of migration and home on June 1st at the Brooklyn Heights Library.

May 25, 2024 at 5:21 PM Library

Special Teen Book Club: 'The Lesbiana's Guide to Catholic School'

Teen Banned Book Club at NYPL Features 'The Lesbiana's Guide to Catholic School' by Sonora Reyes—Cardholders Aged 13+ Can Read on SimplyE.

May 25, 2024 at 12:00 PM Community

"Book Adventures at Carroll Gardens Library, Wyckoff Bond Garden"

Enjoy literary fun in the Wyckoff Bond Community Garden with the Carroll Gardens Library's Book Adventures sessions on select Mondays in May and June.

May 24, 2024 at 8:21 PM Library

NYPL locations closed for Memorial Day weekend.

NYPL Locations Closed for Memorial Day Weekend in NYC.

May 24, 2024 at 2:00 PM Community

Brooklyn College Class of 2024 announced. Congratulations graduates!

Brooklyn College reveals Class of 2024. Congratulations to the graduates!

May 24, 2024 at 1:20 PM College

"Vote for #ThePeoplesMoney with Apna Brooklyn in New York"

"Apna Brooklyn Community Center in New York Urges Pakistani/Muslim Community to Vote on City Expense Funds"

May 24, 2024 at 12:21 PM Community

Jo Koy live in Nampa Oct. 26; Netflix special June 4.

Catch Jo Koy live in Nampa on Oct. 26 and stream his Netflix special “Live From Brooklyn” starting June 4, with tickets available for his #Justbeingkoytour at www.fordidahocenter.com.

May 24, 2024 at 10:00 AM Business

Apna Brooklyn Community Center leads AAPI rally for equity.

API-led rally in Brooklyn calls for fair NYC budget and recognition, CEO's speech promotes unity and strength within the community.

May 23, 2024 at 2:27 PM Community

113th Birthday Celebration for New York Public Library 🎉

The New York Public Library Celebrates 113 Years with a Look Back at its History and Iconic Collection.

May 23, 2024 at 2:00 PM Community

Brooklyn College graduation livestream on YouTube at 9 a.m.

Celebrate Brooklyn College's graduation by tuning in to the live YouTube stream starting at 9 a.m. on Friday and sharing the special moment with your loved ones.

May 22, 2024 at 8:01 PM College

Brooklyn Public Library hosts The L.E.N.S. Method workshop in Park Slope.

Experience emotional resilience through photography at The L.E.N.S. Method workshop in Park Slope, hosted by Brooklyn Public Library.

May 22, 2024 at 3:34 PM Library

District 18 in Brooklyn, NY Plans Hiring Fair to Attract Educators

District 18 in Brooklyn, NY Hosts Hiring Fair to Welcome Educators to its Dynamic School Community.

May 22, 2024 at 3:29 PM School

Community Center Celebrates AAPI Heritage Month with Albany Visit.

Apna Brooklyn Community Center celebrates AAPI Heritage Month with Albany visit, including legislature engagement and honoring their CEO with an AAPI Leadership Award.

May 22, 2024 at 2:26 PM Community

NYPL highlights diverse Asian, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander books.

NYPL in NYC presents books capturing Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander experiences to offer insight into their cultures and perspectives.

May 22, 2024 at 12:00 PM Community

Emo Night Brooklyn presents Super American at The Foundry

Emo Night Brooklyn presents Super American at The Foundry on August 7 with presale beginning May 23 and general ticket sales on May 24.

May 22, 2024 at 12:00 PM Entertainment

Dodge YMCA Storytelling Event Explores Meaningful Community Connections

Participants at Dodge YMCA's Storytelling event shared personal perspectives on the significance of the Y as a place of community, opportunity, and belonging, highlighting its diverse meanings to individuals.

May 21, 2024 at 6:42 PM YMCA

PS 276 Eagles celebrates Multicultural Day with diverse activities.

PS 276 Eagles in Brooklyn, New York, embraces diversity with a festive Multicultural Day celebration.

May 21, 2024 at 4:25 PM School

Barry Bordelon Jordan Slocum Brownstone Boys Brooklyn Public Library June 5.

Brownstone Boys to narrate renovation journey from blog to book at Brooklyn Public Library event on June 5, offering audience tips and the chance to purchase their new book.

May 21, 2024 at 3:27 PM Library