Founders of Mfon speak about their new biannual journal at the Brooklyn Public Library.
A program presented by Brooklyn Arts Council at the Brooklyn Public Library on August 19 will introduce attendees to some key cultural elements of Trinidadian J’Ouvert.
In a recent course at the Brooklyn Public Library, professor Sarah E. Lewis asked: how have images both limited and liberated our definition of citizenship?
From May 23 to 25, Sherrill Roland will be on-site, hoping to facilitate more open dialogues about the US criminal justice system.
Donna Seager’s book collection doesn’t look like most people’s.
In a deal on the fiscal year 2016 budget struck late Monday night, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced an extra $39 million for the city’s libraries.
A spray of leaves from a metal vase is set against a rich blue wall. In the reflection of the vase, we see hints of windows overlooking greenery and the sea: it is a still life that also contains a sunny, beachside landscape. How do we reckon with the knowledge that this was made by a man imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay for 11 years?
This month, the Brooklyn Public Library launched a free service for personalized recommendations from the people who know their books best — the librarians.
History nerds and Brooklynophiles, rejoice! The Brooklyn Historical Society, the Brooklyn Museum, and the Brooklyn Public Library have teamed up to put large chunks of their collections online. The result is Brooklyn Visual Heritage, which is pretty much what it sounds like: a website devoted to a visual history of the borough.