Covid Guidelines for Physical Events

We continue to follow government guidelines regarding Covid-19 safety at the Festival. We encourage masks for indoor events. Please be aware that select indoor programs might require masks and we ask for your cooperation in these cases.



Back-to-School in Bed-Stuy (In-Person)

Join READ 718, Brooklyn Book Bodega, and House of SpeakEasy for a back-to-school event celebrating young readers. United by a shared mission of building community, increasing book access, and fostering a love of reading, we invite families and booklovers to kick off the Bookends series. Featuring readings by Brooklyn authors and art-making workshops throughout the day at READ 718’s center in Bed-Stuy. Brooklyn Book Bodega will distribute free books for grades K-12 via The SpeakEasy Bookmobile.

336 Malcolm X Blvd, Brooklyn, NY 11233

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