Author Events at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Here’s a great way for book fans to spend a summer evening. The Books Beneath the Bridge Series brings authors to Brooklyn Bridge Park for free book events with readings, Q&A, and book signings.

Books Beneath the Bridge takes place on the Granite Prospect steps at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Enjoy the book readings and enjoy a great view of the Brooklyn Bridge and the lower Manhattan skyline.

There are six Monday evening events scheduled each season during the months of July and August, Each event is curated by a local, independent bookstore. Start time is 7:00 p.m.

Visit the Books Beneath the Bridge page at the Brooklyn Bridge Park website for dates and scheduled authors.

 

Location

The Books Beneath the Bridge events are held at the Granite Prospect steps on Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. The steps, constructed with stone salvaged from the reconstruction of the Roosevelt Island Bridge, provide seating with a great view of the river.

You can get to Brooklyn Bridge Park from Manhattan via the East River Ferry or New York Water Taxi.

See directions to Brooklyn Bridge Park via subway and bus.

 

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