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The Brooklyn Public Library is funding a bunch of neighborhood tech programs

Among them: urban farming in Brownsville and DJing in Bed-Stuy, thanks in part to a new $323,000 grant.

Bklyn Incubator, which funds community programs within the Brooklyn Public Library system, just announced a slate of new initiatives, and several of them have a tech focus. From DJing to urban farming, here’s a look at what will soon be on the calendar at a library near you.

  • Bushwick Crossroads (DeKalb Library): Interdisciplinary workshops in art, technology and activism to help participants tell the story and preserve the history of a rapidly changing neighborhood, in partnership with Bushwick art studio Silent Barn.
  • Green Leaves: Read ’em and Reap (Brownsville Library): Literature and technology workshops highlighting food justice initiatives in Brownsville to cultivate the community’s ownership of its green spaces, in partnership with Green City Force, which is located in the former Pfizer building (and forthcoming green startup hub) in Bed-Stuy
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