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<p>Art by Lorraine Nam from the book<strong> </strong>Look Up With Me</p>

Lorraine Nam. Illustration from Look Up with Me (2020), by Jennifer Berne. Artwork © 2021 Lorraine Nam. Used with permission of Lorraine Nam

Fifteenth Annual Brooklyn Children's Book Fair

Sunday, September 26, 2021 (rain date: Sunday, October 3), 11 am–4 pm

Plaza on Eastern Parkway

Join your favorite Brooklyn authors and illustrators as they share their books during this free, outdoor event.

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Participants practice socially distant yoga at Outdoor Yoga on the Stoop, September 2020. (Photo: Kolin Mendez Photography)

Outdoor Yoga on the Stoop

Saturday, October 2, 2021
10–11 am

Brooklyn Museum Plaza

Meet us on the plaza steps for a morning of socially distant yoga and meditation, open to all levels and led by local instructors.

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Amy Sherald (American, born 1973). Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama, 2018. Oil on linen, 72 1/8 × 60 1/8 in. (183.2 × 152.7 cm). National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. The National Portrait Gallery is grateful to the following lead donors for their support of the Obama portraits: Kate Capshaw and Steven Spielberg, Judith Kern and Kent Whealy, and Tommie L. Pegues and Donald A. Capoccia. (Photo: Courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery)

Poetry Reading: Supa Dupa Fresh

Wednesday, October 6, 2021
6–9 pm

Biergarten and Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing

Enjoy a signature drink in our Biergarten and poetry readings in The Obama Portraits Tour in this special edition of Supa Dupa Fresh, a monthly reading series hosted by our friends at Prospect Heights bar Ode to Babel.

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Participants practice socially distant yoga at Outdoor Yoga on the Stoop, September 2020. (Photo: Kolin Mendez Photography)

Outdoor Yoga on the Stoop

Saturday, October 9, 2021
10–11 am

Brooklyn Museum Plaza

Meet us on the plaza steps for a morning of socially distant yoga and meditation, open to all levels and led by local instructors.

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Participants practice socially distant yoga at Outdoor Yoga on the Stoop, September 2020. (Photo: Kolin Mendez Photography)

Outdoor Yoga on the Stoop

Saturday, October 16, 2021
10–11 am

Brooklyn Museum Plaza

Meet us on the plaza steps for a morning of socially distant yoga and meditation, open to all levels and led by local instructors.

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Cover, Dreaming of You by Melissa Lozada-Oliva, illustrated by Polly Nor, 2021

Brooklyn Reads: Dreaming of You with Melissa Lozada-Oliva

Thursday, October 28, 2021
7–8:30 pm

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

Dress as your favorite dead celebrity and celebrate the release of Melissa Lozada-Oliva’s debut novel in verse, which follows a young Latinx poet who resurrects pop star Selena. Plus, catch a special performance by Mia Berrin of Pom Pom Squad.

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Christmas Day

Saturday, December 25, 2021
12 am–11:59 pm

We are closed on Christmas Day.