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Brooklyn Heights Association Annual Meeting Monday, March 4

The annual meeting of the Brooklyn Heights Association will be on Monday, March 4, starting at 6:30 PM. It will be held at the First Unitarian Congregational Society, 119 Pierrepont Street (corner of Monroe Place). There will be a livestream link provided for anyone unable to attend in person. All are invited, whether BHA members […]

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Brooklyn Heights Library to Close Sundays

The Brooklyn Public Library has announced that after Sunday, December 17 the Brooklyn Heights Branch, along with some other branches, will no longer be open on Sundays, thanks to cuts to the Library’s budget. The Library announced that the budget cuts will also require us to reduce spending on library materials, programming, and building maintenance. […]

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Brooklyn Public Library’s Center for Brooklyn History Re-Opens

The Brooklyn Public Library has announced the re-opening of the Center for Brooklyn History after three years of renovations. The Center, located at 128 Pierrepont Street (corner of Clinton) was previously the Brooklyn Historical Society, and before that the Long Island Historical Society (yes, Brooklyn is part of Long Island). Its Queen Anne style building […]

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Open Streets Montague Saturday

Tomorrow’s Open Streets Montague will feature lots of activities for children as well as adults. From one to three PM between Henry and Hicks Super Soccer Stars (photo by C Scales for BHB) will again offer kids under five lessons in soccer skills, including “scoring goals, dribbling, and zigzagging, from the pros.” The pop-up blooms […]

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TODAY! Learn to Tidy Like a Pro at the Brooklyn Heights Library

Just in time for spring cleaning, learn to “Tidy Your Home and Life” at the Brooklyn Heights Branch of the BPL today from 1:00 – 2:30 with Brooklyn Heights’ own and certified KonMarie expert Rebecca Cohen. REGISTER HERE

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Theater 2020 Presents “A Radio Christmas Carol” at Brooklyn Heights Library Saturday

Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ award winning live theater company, in conjunction with the Brooklyn Public Library, will present “A Radio Christmas Carol” this Saturday, December 10, at 2:00 p.m. at the Brooklyn Heights branch of BPL, 286 Cadman Plaza West. The event is free and no registration is required. There’s more information at the Theater […]

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Coming at the Center for Brooklyn History

The Center for Brooklyn History of the Brooklyn Public Library has two interesting public programs coming up this month. Both will be virtual only, as CBH’s space at 128 Pierrepont Street is undergoing renovation. It is expected to be ready to host public programs this coming spring. This coming Wednesday, November 16 from 6:30 to […]

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Harvest Festival at Brooklyn Bridge Park This Saturday

This Saturday, October 22, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy will present its annual Harvest Festival on Pier 6, near the foot of Atlantic Avenue, starting at 11:00 AM. Enjoy free live music performances by Stoop Kidz Brass Band and Brooklyn Contra, story time by Brooklyn Public Library as well as Drag Queen Story Hour, lawn […]

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Center for Brooklyn History Hosts Oklahoma Teacher Who Resigned After Giving Students Access to Banned Books through Brooklyn Public Library

As a highlight to its celebration of Banned Books Week, the Brooklyn Public Library will present on Saturday, September 24 at its Center for Brooklyn History, “The Battle for the Right to Read What You Want,” a discussion featuring Summer Boismier, an Oklahoma teacher who resigned after controversy erupted because she had provided students with […]

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New Brooklyn Heights Library Opens Tomorrow

The new Brooklyn Heights branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, located at 286 Cadman Plaza West, will open tomorrow, Wednesday, June 8. There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11:00 AM attended by NYPL President and CEO Linda Johnson along with “[e]lected officials and community leaders.” “At 26,600 [square] feet, the new library features […]

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