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Community Group Continues Robust Push Against Cadman Plaza Library Closure

Citizens Defending Libraries, the Brooklyn Heights-based organization formed to oppose the sale and potential destruction of the Cadman Plaza building, continues to communicate its message in the community. On Saturday, the group was out in force in front of the branch, encouraging locals to sign its ongoing petition (8,300 signatures to date, with a goal […]

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And Then Again… Is Cadman Plaza Library Petition Unnerving Those Who Would Shutter It?

Brooklyn Heights resident & “Noticing New York” blogger Michael White weighs in Sunday on all the latest regarding the potential closure of the Brooklyn Heights Public Library’s Cadman Plaza branch. In his post titled “The Petition To Save The Libraries Is Working: Confirming Petition Points BPL Head Linda Johnson, Library Officials Trip Up Defending Plans,” […]

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BK Public Library CEO Promises New Cadman Plaza Branch Would Be ‘Patron-Pleasing’

Brooklyn Public Library CEO Linda Johnson is taking opponents to task by promising that a potential replacement branch for Brooklyn Heights’ ailing Cadman Plaza Library will be “a light-filled facility full of patron-pleasing technology.” The New York Daily News reported last week that the proposed smaller facility—with 15,000sf, about half the size of the current […]

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Brooklyn Heights Library Trustees Meeting To Address Impending Sale

The Friends of the Brooklyn Heights Branch Library will hold a Trustees Meeting—open to the public—on Tuesday, January 29, at 6:30 p.m. in the second floor Children’s Room of the library at 280 Cadman Plaza West. At 7, The VP of Government & Community Relations will address the impending sale of the building. It was […]

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Friends Of Brooklyn Heights Library Offers Hart Crane Tribute January 9

The Friends of the Brooklyn Heights Branch Library is presenting “Dedicated To Hart Crane” Wednesday, January 9 at 6:30 p.m. at 280 Cadman Plaza West. The Chief Librarian of the BPL will introduce Prof. Langdon Hammer, Chairman of the Department of English at Yale University, who will give a short talk about Hart Crane, one […]

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