At Brooklyn Public Library, we believe learning is a life-long adventure. Explore our free programming, classes and materials for Brooklynites of all ages!
Need help with research, searching for an ancestor or writing a paper? BPL’s Book a Librarian service allows you to reserve a free half hour session with a professional reference librarian at Central Library.
BPL’s three passport offices are the perfect place to get passports for the whole family. Browse the library while you wait at Central, Kings Highway and Arlington.
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Events & Classes
1st Annual Friends of the Red Hook Library Community Flea Market Fundraiser10:00 am, Red Hook Library
Story Exchange Workshop: Building Empathy Through Narrative12:00 pm, Central Library, Info Commons Lab
Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Metrix Learning & Lynda.com3:00 pm, Central Library, Balcony Conference Room
WHAT'S SO GREAT ABOUT CIVILIZATION? A BPL Library School course with guest instructor Dr. Norman Finkelstein7:00 pm, Central Library, Room 216
- Science Non-Fiction
Learning & Resources
- New & Notable