Red Hook Library Sandy Anniversary Exhibit.

The anniversary for the date Hurricane Sandy hit New York in 2012 is coming up.  We can’t believe that it was almost five years ago that our neighborhood of Red Hook was practically underwater. The memory of our amazing community coming together and helping one another remains strongest in our minds and hearts! Red Hook […]

Sunset Park Library Meeting Next Week.

A brand new library is coming to Sunset Park with the help of the Fifth Avenue Committee and Brooklyn Public Library. The project will not only redevelop the community space in the ever-growing neighborhood of Sunset Park but will also include affordable housing. This is an extremely innovative idea and there will be a meeting […]

Summer Fun with Kids in Brooklyn.

Brooklyn schools are almost out for the summer.  This is the last full week and next Wednesday, June 28th, will be the final day for students.  Summer begins! If you are looking for a fun activity or camp for your little one here are a few ideas: Camps: Though many may be full already, here […]

Health Fair at Red Hook Library Saturday.

Library programs are so important for a community and it’s wonderful that the Red Hook library hosts informative sessions like this health and wellness fair. We think of the library as a place to bring our kids for storytelling events and checking out books or studying but they do so much for adults in the […]

The New Park Slope Library Story Garden is Open!

Over the winter we saw renovations in the early stages on the corner of 9th Street and 6th Ave right next to the Park Slope Library.  Signs announced that we’d be getting a new garden in the spring time.  The time has arrived and what a quaint and sweet little garden we now have!  It […]

Brooklyn Book Clubs.

Book clubs are a wonderful way to meet your neighbors, inspire other aspects of your life and give you a kick in the pants to read more!  We’ve noticed many popping up here and there, such as the Brooklyn Public Library’s 1984 book discussion.  Also, next to our Columbia Street office, the bookstore Freebird has […]

Campfire Conversations in Prospect Park.

Join Prospect Park Alliance and Brooklyn Public Library for this fun and free event on Saturday, March 4th from 5pm-6pm. Campfire Conversations is “a series of themed community conversations set around an outdoor campfire at the Lefferts Historic House, complete with music, refreshments and mulled wine. This month’s conversation will focus on the theme of […]

Winter Break at Carroll Gardens Library!

This week is winter break for New York City schools and parents and caregivers may be trying to figure out activities for their little ones. The library is always a a haven for people wanting to save their money while enjoying the unique and fun programs for their kids.  Tomorrow, at Carroll Gardens Library, you can […]

The 1984 Book Club at Central Library.

This is a very appropriate and interesting book discussion going on every month at Central Library. George Orwell’s 1984 is a dystopian novel set in a “world of perpetual war, omnipresent government surveillance, and public manipulation, dictated by a political system…under the control of a privileged elite”. So far the event has been quite popular.  Though, […]

Carroll Gardens Library Events and News.

Our local libraries are always a nice warm haven in the winter months, especially for parents and caregivers.  The Carroll Gardens Library, on Union and Clinton, always has wonderful programs for all ages.  Some include yoga, crafts and story times for the little ones and memoir workshops or knitting groups for adults.  They even have […]