Brooklyn Heights Library

Mon 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Tue 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sun closed
Brooklyn Heights Library
280 Cadman Plaza West at Tillary St.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
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Library Information


With construction soon to begin on the new Brooklyn Heights Library, the branch at 280 Cadman Plaza West will close at 8 pm on Tuesday, July 26.

Interim library service will be provided in the social room of Our Lady of Lebanon Church, 109 Remsen Street, beginning at 10 am on Wednesday, July 27. All current branch programs will be offered in the interim location.

If you encounter any difficulties with picking up materials on hold, please contact us at 718-623-7100 during business hours to make alternate arrangements.

For more information about the new Brooklyn Heights Library, visit Building a Better Brooklyn Heights Library.
























































Babies and Books (0-18 months) at 1:00 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

Story Play (ages 3-6) at 4:00 p.m


Toddler Time (18-36 months) 10:45 a.m. & 11:15 a.m.

Chess Club (age 5+) at 3:30 p.m.


Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5) at 1:30 p.m.

Science Club and Kids Create (ages 3-5) at 4:00 p.m.  (Lego Club Starts January 15!)


Movies, Wii Dance Party, Teen DIY projects & SuperSmash Bros Tournaments 3:30 p.m.


First Saturday of each month:  Family Story and Play at 10:45 a.m.


Events are subject to change due to holidays and occasional breaks in programming.  Be sure to check our events calendar here to check our daily schedules



Special Events for Kids:

Tuesday, January 8, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. -- Selina Alko’s Transportation Workshop


Save the Date!

Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. ­-- Mad Science Workshop

Friday, March 27 at 3:30 p.m. -- The Dad Beats

Friday, May 8, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. -- Bob Basey

Thursday, June 4 from 2-4 p.m. -- Summer Reading Open House

Friday, June 12, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. -- Suzi Shelton


Branch Contact Person: Uldis A. Skrodelis
Program & Events:
View all events at Brooklyn Heights Library
Meeting Rooms:

Yes, one auditorium , one smaller meeting space.
Contact library for reservations and policy.

Wheelchair Accessible:
Fully accessible
Friends Group:

Friends of Brooklyn Heights - Deborah Hallen, President

If you would like to join this group, please contact the branch staff or email

For more Friends information visit the Friends page.

You can like Brooklyn Heights Library Friends on Facebook too!