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November 17, 2018

Brooklyn Families: Wordplay in the Library

Saturday, November 17, 2018
10 am–1 pm

Libraries and Archives, 2nd Floor

Celebrate the annual Brooklyn Children’s Book Fair with a morning of family fun, art-making, and literary activities for Brooklyn Families Members.

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From Can I Touch Your Hair? Published by Carolrhoda Books, a division of Lerner Publishing Group. Illustration © 2018 by Sean Qualls and Selina Alko

Twelfth Annual Brooklyn Children's Book Fair

Saturday, November 17, 2018
11:30 am–4 pm

Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion, 1st Floor


Meet your favorite Brooklyn authors and illustrators at the annual Brooklyn Children's Book Fair!

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Gallery Tour: Highlights

Saturday, November 17, 2018
1–2 pm

Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

Join a Museum Guide for a free tour of Museum highlights.

Gallery Tour: Collection

Saturday, November 17, 2018
2–3 pm

Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

Join a Museum Guide for a free tour exploring our collection in depth. To find out which collection areas this tour will visit, check at the Admissions Desk when you arrive.

Gallery Tour: Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power

Saturday, November 17, 2018
3–4 pm

Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

Join a Museum Guide for a free tour of the special exhibition Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power.

Cover art for Bold and Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote by Kirsten Gillibrand, illustrated by Maira Kalman. (Published by Penguin Random House, November 13, 2018)

Brooklyn Talks: Kirsten Gillibrand, Maira Kalman, and Aminatou Sow

Saturday, November 17, 2018
4–6 pm

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

Author and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and illustrator Maira Kalman talk about their new children's book on how women fought for the right to vote. Moderated by Aminatou Sow.

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