BPL Blogs

Below are the latest posts from our blogs.

April 15, 2014
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Judy K
April 4, 2014
On Friday, March 28, 2014, Brooklyn Public Library's Shelby White and Leon Levy Information Commons got a special program provided by the folks at Google. Google brought about 25 Google employees... Read More
Judy K
March 5, 2014
A few days after we sent out 299 Valentine's Day cards to older adults who participate in our Books By Mail program, or who reside at the Bensonhurst Nursing Home close to our office, we were the... Read More
Judy K
February 24, 2014
In 2014, we are spreading the love not only through our books and media but through greeting cards. Services for Older Adults is sending Valentine's greetings to our homebound with the help of... Read More
Judy K
February 24, 2014
Do you remember when? Do you remember when the Dodgers played in Ebbets Field, or when the subway cost a nickel? Or when a telephone was connected to the wall? If you are a Brooklyn history buff, or... Read More
Tom
February 12, 2014
We will try to bring interesting, informative and entertaining stories to you in our new blog, appropriately called Senior Moments. Please leave suggestions for future posts in the comments section... Read More
Edwin
May 6, 2013
Knowledge@Wharton High School: Peter Hand is an investment analyst on the North American Equity Team at Aberdeen Asset Management in Philadelphia. He’s going to help us understand financial... Read More
Edwin
May 3, 2013
Jim is a student at Stuyvesant High School and finished amongst the leaders of the Virtual Investment Challenge. 1) When did you become interested in investing? I have been interested in... Read More
Edwin
May 3, 2013
After leapfrogging her competitors and fending off late rallies from her fellow Victors, Rachel found herself atop the class at the conclusion of the club's first Investing Challenge.  ... Read More
Edwin
May 3, 2013
 The 2012/13 Teen Virtual Investment Club concluded on April 24th, with a party to celebrate the success of the TVIC’s inaugural year. Read More