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Festival Day & Literary Market

Borough Hall, Brooklyn

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MetroTech Commons, Brooklyn

September 16 - 23

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Linda E. Johnson

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Linda E. Johnson is the President and CEO of Brooklyn Public Library (BPL), one of the largest library systems in the country with 59 branches—each serving as free, vibrant town squares in every Brooklyn neighborhood. Johnson has overseen the transformation of BPL from an analog to technologically adept library, working with elected officials, private foundations, and library stakeholders to ensure underserved communities have access to knowledge on every platform. Under her leadership, BPL has dramatically expanded its cultural programming, engaging diverse audiences at the intersection of art and social justice, and emerging as one of the premier cultural institutions in New York City.

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