Brooklyn Public Library Workshop: Zoning, Land Use, Planning Basics

Learn about Zoning, Land Use, and City Planning basics at Brooklyn Public Library's workshop in New York, NY on July 23 at 6:30pm at Central Library.

Jul 15, 2024 at 3:20 PM Library

New books for Disability Pride Month in New York

The New York Public Library celebrates Disability Pride Month with a collection of new picture books showcasing diverse children's experiences with mental and physical disabilities.

Jul 15, 2024 at 2:00 PM Library

District 18 partners with Councilwoman Louis to aid Hurricane Beryl-affected communities.

District 18 collaborates with Council Woman Louis to provide support to Hurricane Beryl impacted communities, with further information available on the attached flyer.

Jul 14, 2024 at 6:08 PM School

Excitement as Brooklyn Public Library reopens Central on Sundays

Brooklyn Public Library's Central Branch to reopen on Sundays, sparking excitement among patrons and staff.

Jul 14, 2024 at 2:30 PM Library

Sunday service to resume at multiple NYPL libraries in August.

Several New York City libraries, including Bronx Library Center and Grand Concourse Library, will reintroduce Sunday service starting August 4th, with additional locations like Washington Heights NYPL and Jefferson Market Library joining in.

Jul 14, 2024 at 12:14 PM Library

FDNY Annual Block Party a Success; Bronx Event Announced

FDNY's Brooklyn Block Party a Hit, Bronx Event Set for Next Saturday.

Jul 13, 2024 at 5:40 PM Fire

Brooklyn Public Library hosts knitting and crochet circles.

Join knitting and crochet circles at the Brooklyn Public Library to work on handmade projects and make new friends as you connect and chat with others.

Jul 13, 2024 at 4:29 PM Library

NYPL Teen Banned Book Club: "Cinderella Is Dead" by Kalynn Bayron

The New York Public Library's Teen Banned Book Club features "Cinderella Is Dead" by Kalynn Bayron, a captivating young adult novel that imagines a dark post-fairytale world where teen girls are mandated to attend a fateful ball - available for readers aged 13 and over across the United States through their free e-reader app, SimplyE, without any wait times or library card requirements, followed by an event with the author on July 25th for an insightful discussion.

Jul 13, 2024 at 3:00 PM Library

Paid NYC arts internships available for Fall 2024 semester. Apply by July 21 at

Apply for paid Fall 2024 arts internships in NYC through the CUNY Arts Cultural Corps program before the July 21 deadline at!

Jul 12, 2024 at 10:00 PM College

FDNY Promotion Ceremony Celebrates Leadership and Excellence in Brooklyn

FDNY Promotion Ceremony in Brooklyn Elevates Paramedics, Lieutenants, Captains, and Division Chief

Jul 12, 2024 at 7:45 PM Fire

FDNY hosts Brooklyn block party tomorrow, first of summer.

FDNY's first summer block party to kick off in Brooklyn tomorrow at Engine 255/Ladder 157 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Jul 12, 2024 at 5:30 PM Fire

Explore Coney Island history with NYPL online collection access.

Discover the vibrant history of Coney Island through NYPL's online collection.

Jul 12, 2024 at 4:00 PM Library

"Successful Apna Brooklyn workshop drives community engagement forward"

Community members actively engage in NYC Commission on Racial Equity workshop hosted by Apna Brooklyn Community Center, fostering dialogue and inspiring plans for future events to build stronger communities.

Jul 12, 2024 at 3:54 PM Community

Brooklyn Workforce Innovations hosts Gowanus Mobile Unit event.

Brooklyn Workforce Innovations to host Gowanus Mobile Unit event providing resources for small businesses and job seekers.

Jul 12, 2024 at 3:02 PM Business

Brooklyn Public Library hosts "Rootwork: Creating Safe Neighborhoods" event.

"Brooklyn Public Library event to focus on creating safe neighborhoods through workshops, art, and discussions with teens on hopes and fears."

Jul 12, 2024 at 12:25 PM Library

"Brooklyn Library Offers Free Caribbean Workshop July 12"

Experience the Vibrant Energy of the Caribbean at Sunset Park Library's Free Workshop on July 12th.

Jul 11, 2024 at 5:04 PM Library

New Yorkers celebrate full restoration of NYC library budgets.

New Yorkers are thrilled with the restoration of New York City library budgets.

Jul 11, 2024 at 4:52 PM Library

Jesús Pérez '95 featured for work at Brooklyn College.

Jesús Pérez '95 recognized for leadership in immigrant student success at Brooklyn College.

Jul 11, 2024 at 4:37 PM College

New community center, Apna Brooklyn Community Center, opens in Brooklyn.

Apna Brooklyn Community Center is now active, serving the Brooklyn community in New York.

Jul 11, 2024 at 2:19 PM Community

Teens invited to Midwood Library scavenger hunt for prizes.

Join a fun scavenger hunt at Midwood Library for teens on July 12 to win super cute prizes and discover more about the local branch while beating the heat.

Jul 11, 2024 at 2:03 PM Library

NYPL in NYC offers 25 translated titles for borrowing.

NYPL in NYC: Borrow 25 essential translated titles in various formats.

Jul 11, 2024 at 1:00 PM Library

FDNY lieutenant praises Bay Ridge community and shares personal connection.

FDNY Lieutenant Rimassa forms a strong bond with Bay Ridge, praising its diversity and local support, ahead of Brooklyn Summer Block Party.

Jul 11, 2024 at 9:58 AM Fire

Teens invited to Brooklyn library for scavenger hunt and prizes.

Brooklyn teens can join a scavenger hunt at Midwood Library with opportunities to win prizes and explore the branch on Friday, July 12.

Jul 10, 2024 at 6:03 PM Library

NYPL shares cat and kitten photo collection for #NationalKittenDay.

NYPL commemorates #NationalKittenDay with a delightful array of cat and kitten photos from their collection.

Jul 10, 2024 at 5:00 PM Library

Exclusive Online Business Info Session with Brooklyn Chamber Tomorrow

Get Ready for an Online Info Session with Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce Tomorrow at Apna Brooklyn Community Center!

Jul 10, 2024 at 4:17 PM Community

Magner Career Center at Brooklyn College: Empowering Student Success

Magner Career Center at Brooklyn College: A 20-year legacy of empowering student careers through a strong alumni network and valuable resources.

Jul 10, 2024 at 10:38 AM University

Brooklyn Public Library hosts "Rootwork: Creating Safe Neighborhoods" event.

"Rootwork: Creating Safe Neighborhoods" event at Brooklyn Public Library aims to engage the community in discussions about neighborhood safety through workshops, art, food, games, and insights from local teens.

Jul 10, 2024 at 8:12 AM Library

Join livestream with 'Fleishman Is in Trouble' author and creator.

Don't miss a livestream event featuring 'Fleishman Is in Trouble' creator Taffy Brodesser-Akner and NYT's Jake Silverstein talking about her new novel.

Jul 9, 2024 at 6:00 PM Library

Informal Creative Showcase at Brooklyn Public Library: July 10.

Brooklyn Public Library to Host Informal Creative Showcase on July 10, featuring art, music, film, and more. Apply by July 10.

Jul 8, 2024 at 7:35 PM Library

Professors win 2024 Bentley Book Prize for world history book.

"Professors receive prestigious award for illuminating America's historical connection with the Indian Ocean in the age of abolition and empire."

Jul 8, 2024 at 5:26 PM College

New York Public Library hosts 'Cinderella Is Dead' book discussion.

Join The New York Public Library and teens nationwide in an online discussion on July 25 about the book 'Cinderella Is Dead' with author Kalynn Bayron.

Jul 8, 2024 at 4:00 PM Library

Liverpool High School Marching Band Car Wash Fundraiser July 13.

Liverpool High School Marching Band Annual Car Wash Fundraiser Accepting Donations Only on July 13.

Jul 8, 2024 at 3:21 PM School

Free Book Fair for Children and Teens at East Flatbush Library

Encouraging Literacy: Free Book Fair for Children and Teens in Brooklyn this Friday at East Flatbush Library

Jul 8, 2024 at 1:32 PM Library

Teen Voices Festival features authors, workshops, artwork, and giveaways.

Don't miss out on the Teen Voices Festival on August 7 in New York, featuring YA authors, publishing opportunities, workshops, teen artwork, giveaways, and a chance to submit work to the Teen Voices magazine contest.

Jul 8, 2024 at 1:00 PM Library

New partnership between Apna Brooklyn Community Center & NYC Commission

A community event by Apna Brooklyn Community Center in partnership with the NYC Commission on Racial Equity invites participation for feedback on draft Community Equity Priorities to involve community members in shaping a more equitable future.

Jul 8, 2024 at 12:00 PM Community

Brooklyn College virtual information session for prospective graduate students.

Brooklyn College hosts virtual information session for prospective grad students on July 9th at 6 p.m. Learn about programs and application process by registering at

Jul 7, 2024 at 1:00 PM College

NYPL in NYC celebrates Disability Pride Month, offers accessible resources.

NYPL in NYC celebrates Disability Pride Month with accessible resources and free events.

Jul 7, 2024 at 12:00 PM Library

"Teen Banned Book Club features 'Cinderella Is Dead' novel"

The New York Public Library's Teen Banned Book Club presents 'Cinderella Is Dead', a dystopian YA novel where teen girls face disappearing if they don't find a husband, available for readers 13 and above through the library's e-reader app, SimplyE, with an upcoming author discussion on July 25th.

Jul 6, 2024 at 4:00 PM Library

Book giveaway event for kids and teens in Crown Heights.

Kids and teens in Crown Heights can grab free books at library's book giveaway event.

Jul 6, 2024 at 12:38 PM Library

NYPL offers self-guided audio tour hosted by Alison Stewart.

Explore the New York Public Library with a multilingual self-guided audio tour hosted by journalist and author Alison Stewart on the Bloomberg Connects app.

Jul 5, 2024 at 3:00 PM Library

Crown Heights Library offers free books for kids, teens.

Free book giveaway event by Brooklyn Book Bodega at Crown Heights Library for kids and teens on July 10 at 3pm.

Jul 5, 2024 at 12:38 PM Library

Taffy Brodesser-Akner discusses new novel with Jake Silverstein.

Join #LIVEFromNYPL on July 9 for a discussion on Taffy Brodesser-Akner's new novel that explores the upheaval in an American family's suburban existence, hosted by Jake Silverstein.

Jul 4, 2024 at 1:00 PM Library

Apna Brooklyn Center Closed July 4th for Independence Day.

Apna Brooklyn Community Center Closed for July 4th Holiday.

Jul 3, 2024 at 4:09 PM Community

"Virtual info sessions for "Made in NY" PA training"

"Join Virtual Info Sessions for 'Made in NY' PA Training Program in NYC"

Jul 3, 2024 at 3:13 PM Business

NYPL offers inspiring persistence stories for streaming at home

NYPL in NYC provides inspirational streaming content on persistence and resilience for library cardholders to enjoy from home.

Jul 3, 2024 at 12:00 PM Library

Brooklyn Public Library closed July 4, 2024 for holiday.

Brooklyn Public Library locations to be closed on July 4, 2024 for the holiday, advising local residents to ensure safety on that day.

Jul 3, 2024 at 11:01 AM Library

"The Pleasure of Rebellion" Exhibition Showcases Black Lesbian Writers

"Explore the Artistic and Political Contributions of Black Lesbian Writers at 'The Pleasure of Rebellion' Exhibition in New York Public Library's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture."

Jul 3, 2024 at 9:00 AM Library

New U.S. citizens welcomed at NYC Public Library ceremony

The New York Public Library hosts naturalization ceremony for 30 new U.S. citizens on Independence Day.

Jul 2, 2024 at 4:00 PM Library

Brooklyn Community Center partners with Islamic Relief for meat distribution.

Successful Qurbani meat distribution event at Apna Brooklyn Community Center in NY in collaboration with Islamic Relief USA, distributing 2,500 pounds of halal meat and fostering community support during this blessed time.

Jul 2, 2024 at 1:42 PM Community

Free woodworking training sessions in Brooklyn; RSVP now.

Brooklyn Workforce Innovations offers free training sessions in woodworking and fabrication to help individuals launch new careers and develop essential skills for the industry, with upcoming info sessions scheduled in July.

Jul 2, 2024 at 12:22 PM Business

"Instagram relationships influence trust in information over traditional processes"

The influence of social media relationships on trust in information is highlighted in a discussion about media ethics focusing on TikTok's impact, engaging with changing dynamics of information sharing.

Jul 2, 2024 at 10:38 AM College

Summer Orientation event at MSAP in Brooklyn.

Community School District 18 in Brooklyn, NY is organizing a Summer Orientation event at MSAP.

Jul 1, 2024 at 1:31 PM School

Winner announced for International Booker Prize celebrating global translated literature.

NYPL announces winner of International Booker Prize for translated literature.

Jul 1, 2024 at 12:00 PM Library

"NYC FY25 Budget Approves Full Funding for Public Libraries"

New York City Council restores full funding for NYC public libraries in FY25 budget, acknowledging and thanking citizens for their advocacy.

Jun 30, 2024 at 4:37 PM Library

"Camp Cory Helps Campers Pack with Brooklyn's Tips"

"Camp Cory Shares Packing Tips from Camper Brooklyn Ahead of Summer Sessions"

Jun 30, 2024 at 12:41 PM Recreation

Summer Rising in Community School District 18 starts July 2nd.

Community School District 18 in Brooklyn, New York will kick off its Summer Rising program on July 2nd.

Jun 29, 2024 at 9:17 PM School

Celebrate NYC's creativity with new anthems at Damrosch Park

Celebrate NYC's creativity at Damrosch Park with the premiere of three new anthems in a collaboration with Lincoln Center on July 6th from 8-9:30pm.

Jun 29, 2024 at 4:47 PM Library

Lambda Literary Awards honor LGBTQ+ books in 26 categories.

Lambda Literary Awards celebrate top LGBTQ+ books across various genres in 26 categories.

Jun 29, 2024 at 4:00 PM Library

Brooklyn Public Library seeks volunteers to water plants.

Volunteers invited to help water plants at Brooklyn Public Library in Gravesend, New York.

Jun 29, 2024 at 2:13 PM Library

New York Public Library curates 100 books for all ages.

NYPL in NYC recommends diverse genres for readers of all ages from curated list of over 100 books crafted by expert librarians.

Jun 29, 2024 at 12:00 PM Library

Damon Evans: Stonewall witness and LGBTQ advocate shares story.

Damon Evans shares his firsthand account of the 1969 Stonewall riots, emphasizing the pivotal role of marginalized groups like butch lesbians, drag queens, and street kids, while acknowledging the courageous contributions of people of color in the LGBTQ rights movement.

Jun 28, 2024 at 8:42 PM College

Y teens celebrate college plans at Dodge YMCA event.

Y teens at Dodge YMCA in New York share college plans and scholarships at College Decision Day event.

Jun 28, 2024 at 6:41 PM YMCA

Brooklyn Public Library presents "Moonlight" film for Pride series.

Brooklyn Public Library to screen "Moonlight" as part of their Pride film series on June 28 at Central Library.

Jun 28, 2024 at 9:07 AM Library

Stonewall Riots anniversary pivotal in LGBTQ+ rights activism.

Stonewall Riots anniversary: A turning point in LGBTQ+ rights activism with lasting impact on the community, commemorated with resources from NYPL.

Jun 28, 2024 at 9:00 AM Library

Brooklyn Public Library presents "Moonlight" in Pride film finale.

Brooklyn Public Library to screen "Moonlight" as final installment of its Pride film series.

Jun 27, 2024 at 6:10 PM Library

Brooklyn College shows appreciation to dedicated staff for excellent work.

Brooklyn College in NY acknowledges staff dedication and expresses gratitude for their ongoing work in maintaining the college's smooth operation.

Jun 27, 2024 at 4:42 PM College

New York Public Library LGBTQ+ artist stories in archives.

Exploring LGBTQ+ artists' narratives through archives at New York's Public Library.

Jun 27, 2024 at 2:00 PM Library

"Live event held at Apna Brooklyn Community Center in NYC"

Apna Brooklyn Community Center in New York City hosted a successful live event as reported.

Jun 27, 2024 at 12:14 PM Community

"CUNY Arts Cultural Corps offers paid internships in NYC"

"Apply for paid arts internships in NYC through CUNY Arts Cultural Corps at Brooklyn College by July 21."

Jun 26, 2024 at 10:00 PM College

Enchanting West African music performance captivates Brooklyn audience.

Experience the mesmerizing rhythms of West Africa at the Clinton Hill Library in Brooklyn this Saturday at 2:30pm, featuring talented artists performing traditional music on balafons.

Jun 26, 2024 at 7:50 PM Library

Livestream event: Experts discuss abortion access and women's healthcare.

Join #LIVEfromNYPL livestream event with experts discussing abortion access and women's healthcare challenges and future prospects, featuring speakers Lourdes Rivera, Dr. Meera Shah, Reva Siegel, and Jessica Bruder, starting at 7 PM online.

Jun 26, 2024 at 6:00 PM Library

Emergency responders in Brooklyn coordinate successful rescue operation.

Emergency responders in Brooklyn collaborate to safely rescue patient from unfinished building roof.

Jun 26, 2024 at 4:27 PM Fire

"Family Fun Day at Asser Levy Park Tomorrow in Brooklyn"

Apna Brooklyn Community Center to host Family Fun Day at Asser Levy Park in Brooklyn with fun activities for all ages.

Jun 26, 2024 at 1:57 PM Community

Brooklyn Pride Month cabaret event with Ella Fartzgerald.

Brooklyn's Center for Brooklyn History celebrates Pride Month with a cabaret event featuring drag artist Ella Fartzgerald followed by a documentary screening.

Jun 26, 2024 at 12:52 PM Library

NYPL adds "Cinderella Is Dead" to Teen Banned Book Club

"NYPL's Teen Banned Book Club now features 'Cinderella Is Dead' by Kalynn Bayron, where teen girls face consequences at an Annual Ball as discussed with the author on July 25."

Jun 26, 2024 at 12:00 PM Library

Brooklyn Public Library hosts outdoor story time at Wingate Park.

Join Brooklyn Public Library in New York for an outdoor story time event at Wingate Park with stories, singing, rhymes, and more on Friday, June 28 at 10:30am.

Jun 26, 2024 at 10:49 AM Library

Brooklyn College alumna Rose Roe shares challenges of transgender discrimination

Rose Roe, a Brooklyn College alumna who was discharged from the Navy for being transgender, advocates for accessible support systems for individuals facing discrimination.

Jun 26, 2024 at 10:18 AM College

Michael Stipe discusses new book on #LIVEfromNYPL. Livestream at 7 PM.

Michael Stipe explores the role of digital technology in defining portraiture in the 21st century through his new book of photography on #LIVEfromNYPL at 7 PM.

Jun 25, 2024 at 6:00 PM Library

Cake decorating workshop for teens and tweens in Brooklyn

Teens and tweens in Brooklyn can learn mess-free cake decorating at Cortelyou Library's workshop on June 28.

Jun 25, 2024 at 5:10 PM Library

Rabia receives 2024 BWI Inspirational Graduate Award, lands NYC job.

Brooklyn Workforce Innovations honors Rabia with 2024 Inspirational Graduate Award, showcasing her journey from Red Hook on the Road to a job at NYC School Bus.

Jun 25, 2024 at 4:13 PM Business

Primary Election Day in New York: Important Voting Information

"Primary Election Day in New York: Make Your Vote Count!"

Jun 25, 2024 at 11:38 AM Community

Brooklyn College alumnus advocates against harmful conversion therapy practice.

Brooklyn College alumnus Garrard Conley's advocacy work emerges from his personal experience with conversion therapy, as detailed in his memoir "Boy Erased," shedding light on the harmful consequences of attempting to change one's sexual orientation. #PrideMonth

Jun 25, 2024 at 9:32 AM College

Brooklyn College assists trans community with legal name changes.

Brooklyn College alum supports transgender community by facilitating legal name changes to combat discrimination in the job market.

Jun 24, 2024 at 8:20 PM College

Brooklyn Public Library hosts outdoor storytelling at Wingate Park.

Brooklyn Public Library invites attendees to an outdoor storytime at Wingate Park on Friday, June 28 at 10:30am, featuring storytelling, rhymes, and more.

Jun 24, 2024 at 5:50 PM Library

Family Fun Day at Asser Levy Park June 27

Join the Apna Brooklyn Community Center in Brooklyn, New York for a Family Fun Day at Asser Levy Park on June 27, filled with activities, food, prizes, and fun for all ages!

Jun 24, 2024 at 2:36 PM Community

Brooklyn Public Library hosts free homebuying workshop with FDIC

Free homebuying workshop hosted by Brooklyn Public Library in collaboration with FDIC on June 28 to guide participants on the crucial process of making the largest purchase of their lifetime.

Jun 24, 2024 at 2:19 PM Library

NYPL celebrates Caribbean music traditions for Heritage Month.

NYPL in NYC Spotlights Caribbean Music Traditions for Heritage Month.

Jun 24, 2024 at 2:00 PM Library

"Brooklyn program boosts grads with fiber optic training"

Brooklyn Workforce Innovations equips graduates with fiber optic installation skills to enhance their career paths and tap into the high demand for eco-friendly construction projects in the job market.

Jun 24, 2024 at 12:12 PM Business

Save NY Libraries: Oppose $58.3M Cuts; Sign Petition Now!

Join the movement to save New York libraries by signing a petition urging Mayor Adams and the NYC Council to reverse $58.3 million in proposed cuts.

Jun 23, 2024 at 4:00 PM Library

Primary Election Day in Brooklyn, New York on June 25.

Brooklyn's Primary Election Day on June 25 will determine representatives for U.S. Congress, New York State Legislature, and more - find your designated polling location at

Jun 23, 2024 at 10:00 AM University

"NYPL: Early Voting in NYC Until June 23"

NYPL in NY Urges Early Voting Until June 23 for NYC Residents.

Jun 23, 2024 at 9:00 AM Library

NYPL urges NYC officials to fund libraries, residents show support.

NYPL rallies support for library funding in NYC amid #NoCutsToLibraries campaign.

Jun 22, 2024 at 3:00 PM Community

"Brooklyn Public Library hosts music streaming industry panel"

"Exclusive music streaming industry panel at Brooklyn Public Library on June 24!"

Jun 22, 2024 at 12:30 PM Library

Wellness Fair at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library, New York

Explore health and wellness activities at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library's Wellness Fair in New York on June 22, featuring free programs like chair yoga, origami demonstrations, a Brasilian Vibes Trio performance, and engagement with community organizations.

Jun 21, 2024 at 4:00 PM Community

"NYC Parks & Rec: Stay Cool with Cool It! Map"

Beat the heat in NYC this summer by utilizing the Cool It! NYC map provided by the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation.

Jun 21, 2024 at 3:38 PM Recreation

Brooklyn Public Library donation campaign doubles impact.

Help Brooklyn Public Library double its impact by participating in their donation campaign where gifts made before June 30 will be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to $50,000.

Jun 21, 2024 at 3:25 PM Library

Apna Brooklyn Community Center's Successful It's My Park Day

Community Comes Together to Transform Park in Brooklyn During It's My Park Day Event.

Jun 21, 2024 at 12:47 PM Community

FDNY deploys ASAP Units to NYC beaches for safety.

FDNY's ASAP Units ensure safety at NYC beaches, promoting hydration and sun protection.

Jun 21, 2024 at 12:31 PM Fire

Stay informed about APNA Brooklyn Community Center's exciting events!

Subscribe to the newsletter of Apna Brooklyn Community Center in Brooklyn, New York and stay informed about empowering workshops and family events.

Jun 21, 2024 at 10:51 AM Community

NYPL spotlights 80s Brat Pack actors with recommended books.

New York Public Library celebrates the Brat Pack era by recommending books connected to the iconic 80s teen actors.

Jun 21, 2024 at 10:00 AM Community