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Tuesday, Sept. 6 (See map view)

The creators of the #1 international podcast "Welcome to Night Vale" (and the authors of the bestselling book by the same name) discuss their hit podcast and share behind-the-scene commentary and more. 7–9 pm.

Wednesday, Sept. 7 (See map view)

The Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning historian discusses her groundbreaking research on Thomas Jefferson, the Hemings family, and slavery in America. 6:30 pm.

Thursday, Sept. 8 (See map view)

Borough Historian Ron Schweiger will give a talk on "Consolidation of the Five Boroughs Into the Greater City of New York: January 1, 1898." With information about the Brooklyn Lifelong Learning classes. 12:30 pm.

Step aboard a historic floating lighthouse for a discussion of how to protect coastal communities from storms. 6 pm.

Prominent feminists Marcia Gillespie ("Ms." and “Essence”), Anna Holmes (“Jezebel”), Muthoni Wambu Kraal (“Emily’s List”), and Rebecca Traister (“All the Single Ladies”), discuss major challenges for and what is on the horizon for women in America. 7 pm.

The author discussed his new book "Behold the Dreamers," a deeply empathetic debut novel about marriage, class, and race, and the crevasses in the American Dream. 7:30–9:30 pm.

The author discussed his new book "Behold the Dreamers," a deeply empathetic debut novel about marriage, class, and race, and the crevasses in the American Dream. 7:30–9:30 pm.

Saturday, Sept. 10 (See map view)

Author and advocate Piper Kerman, author of the memoir "Orange Is the New Black" speaks with reporter Ginger Thompso about her personal experience with the U.S. prison system and the drug war at home and abroad. 2 pm.

Monday, Sept. 12 (See map view)

A monthly poetry workshop & open mic. As part of the Brooklyn Book Festival. 7 pm.

Tuesday, Sept. 13 (See map view)

Social media pro Caleigh Darragh spills the secrets about bringing companies to the next level by developing creative social media strategies that significantly increase presence and reach on multiple platforms. 9:30–11 am.

Panelists discuss the complex issues facing families who migrate to the United States. Hear from those working on this issue and those directly affected as they discuss what’s working, what isn’t, and what more needs to be done. 6:30 pm.

The omedian, activist, and culture blogger serves up necessary advice for the common senseless in this hilarious book of essays, "I’m Judging You." 7–9 pm.

Wednesday, Sept. 14 (See map view)

The acclaimed author Michelle Tea presents her new memoir, "Black Wave," a meta-textual exploration which tackles addiction, doomsday, and disastrous romance. 7–9 pm.

Thursday, Sept. 15 (See map view)

Join Eli Attie, led in conversation by Randy Kennedy of The New York Times, as he recounts his discovery that Truman Capote championed the work of David Attie, the photographer who illustrated Capote’s seminal essay, "Brooklyn: A Personal Memoir." 6:30 pm.

This unflinching debut novel, "The Story of a Brief Marriage," gives readers an intimate view of the brutal civil war that tore Sri Lanka apart for nearly three decades. 7–9 pm.

Friday, Sept. 16 (See map view)

The two authors celebrate the launch of their new books, "Intimations" (Kleeman) and “The Unseen World” (Moore). 7–9 pm.

Monday, Sept. 19 (See map view)

As cities around the country look at the role parks play in reshaping and renewing urban landscapes, a distinguished panel discusses the power of green. 6:30 pm.

Sunday, Sept. 25 (See map view)

A family friendly event with author Jack Challoner discussing his book, which details 28 awesome experiments that encourage kids to build, create, invent, and discover using objects found around the house. 3–5 pm.

Monday, Sept. 26 (See map view)

The contemporary author sits down to discuss his highly anticipated upcoming book, "The Underground Railroad." 7 pm.

Tuesday, Oct. 25 (See map view)

The "Barefoot Contessa" sits down with the actress and comedian Fey to discuss her cookbook, “Cooking for Jeffrey.” 7:30 pm.

Tuesday, Nov. 1 (See map view)

The contemporary author and artist hosts a book launch of his latest work, "How to See: Looking, Talking, and Thinking about Art." 7 pm.

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