Press Releases

2014
Apr 10 2014 Brooklyn Public Library Launches Brooklyn Newsstand, a Free Digital Archive of Brooklyn’s Most Historic Papers
Mar 28 2014 Brooklyn Public Library Hosts “Bike the Branches,” A One-Day Bike Ride Exploring BPL’s 60 Neighborhood Branches
Mar 13 2014 Brooklyn Public Library Celebrates Grand Opening of Central Library’s New Four & Twenty Blackbirds Café on “Pi Day” – 3-14
Mar 4 2014 Brooklyn Public Library Hosts “Read Across America” Events
Feb 20 2014 Brooklyn Public Library Partners with Local Small Business, Four & Twenty Blackbirds, to Bring New Café to Central Library
Feb 13 2014 Brooklyn Public Library Names Nicholas A. Gravante, Jr. as New Board Chair
Jan 24 2014 Brooklyn Public Library Hosts “Take Your Child to the Library Week”
Jan 15 2014 Brooklyn Public Library Celebrates Successful First Year for Shelby White and Leon Levy Information Commons
2013
Oct 31 2013 New Passport Application Center Opens in Brooklyn Public Library’s Kings Highway Branch
Oct 23 2013 Coney Island Library Reopens After Hurricane Sandy
Oct 1 2013 Brooklyn Public Library Branch Receives $750,000 for Roof Repair from Councilman Vincent Gentile and Borough President Marty Markowitz
Sep 30 2013 Gerritsen Beach Library Reopens After Hurricane Sandy
Sep 26 2013 Councilman Erik Dilan Allocates $1 Million Towards Brooklyn Public Library Renovations
Sep 19 2013 Brooklyn Public Library, National Trust for Historic Preservation & American Express Unveil Restored Central Library Doors
Jul 17 2013 Brooklyn Public Library Receives $550,000 in Grants to Repair Branches Damaged by Hurricane Sandy
Jun 20 2013 Development Partners Sought for Redevelopment of Brooklyn Heights Library
May 30 2013 “Library Lawn,” New Open-Air Library on Governor’s Island, to Launch Saturday, June 1
Apr 22 2013 Brooklyn Public Library Announces “Bike the Branches,” A One-Day Bike Ride Through BPL’s 60 Neighborhood Branches
Mar 1 2013 Tomorrow: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Elected Officials Read to Children Across the Borough
Feb 4 2013 BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY HOSTS 16th ANNUAL GALA AT THE WYTHE HOTEL & BROOKLYN BOWL TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5 AT 6:30PM
Jan 15 2013 Library of the Future Comes To Brooklyn
Jan 15 2013 LIBRARY OF THE FUTURE COMES TO BROOKLYN
Jan 1 2013 BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY’S EIGHTH ANNUAL POWERUP! BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION AWARDS ENTREPRENEURS MORE THAN $25,000 ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, at 6 PM
2012
Sep 13 2012 Brooklyn Public Library Opens Renovated Park Slope Branch
Aug 30 2012 Brooklyn Public Library Launches Fashion Illustration Exhibition for the Fall Season
Jun 27 2012 BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY HONORED AS TOP INNOVATOR
Jun 26 2012 BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY APPLAUDS RESTORATION OF FUNDING
Jun 7 2012 BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY’S “DREAM BIG” SUMMER READING PROGRAM KICKS OFF THURSDAY, JUNE 7
Jun 1 2012 BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY HAS BEEN AWARDED A $100,00 GRANT FROM THE FINANCIAL INDUSTRY REGULATORY AUTHORITY (FINRA) INVESTOR EDUCATION FOUNDATION AND THE AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION AS PART OF THE NATIONWIDE SMARTINVESTING@YOURLIBRARY® PROGRAM
May 22 2012 BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY AND LOCAL ARTIST KATHRYNE HALL COME TOGETHER TO TRANSFORM CORTELYOU LIBRARY