Tag: literature

Brooklyn Public Library expands ‘Books Unbanned’ program as city proclaims ‘Freedom to Read Day’

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Oct. 5, 2023 By Augostina Mallous Mayor Eric Adams, alongside the presidents of New York City’s three public library systems — Brooklyn Public Library, New York Public Library, and Queens Public Library — joined forces with local librarians and teens at Brooklyn’s Central Library at Grand Army Plaza on Wednesday to mark an influential week…
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PHOTOS: The return of the sun brings literary crowds to the Brooklyn Book Festival

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Oct. 2, 2023 By Susan de Vries

The weather made a dramatic turnaround in time for the Brooklyn Book Festival on Sunday. Literary enthusiasts crowded into Columbus Park to chat with publishers, authors, and vendors, snap up some new reading material, and enjoy the sunshine after the intense rain of the week.