The Brooklyn Book Festival will be on Sunday, September 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m at Borough Hall and other nearby venues, and in Columbus Park (immediately north of Borough Hall). There will be readings by and discussions with writers, and books for sale. There’s more information here. There will also be a special Children’s Day before the main festival, on Saturday, September 15.
During this week and the Monday following the Festival there will be “Bookend” events held in various venues around Brooklyn and in other parts of the City. A full schedule is here.
In conjunction with this year’s Festival, Heather Wolf, author of Birding at the Bridge, is inviting bird enthusiasts and those curious to learn more, to meet at the booth (#312) of her publisher, The Experiment, at noon on Sunday and to go from there to Brooklyn Bridge Park to look for some migrating birds. More details and RSVP here.