Carroll Gardens Library

Select Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) locations will be open on Wednesday, December 24 from 9AM-1PM. All BPL locations will be open on Wednesday, December 31 from 9AM-1PM.


All BPL locations will be closed on Thursday, December 25, 2014 and Thursday, January 1, 2015.

Mon 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue 10:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun closed
Carroll Gardens Library
396 Clinton St. @ Union St.
Brooklyn, NY 11231
Directions: Google | HopStop

Library Information

*SAVE THE DATE! -- Nov. 8th at 1:30 p.m.* 
Our first book discussion, Under the Egg by Laura Marx Fitzgerald, is coming soon!  Please see the front desk for a copy and join us for a fun event for kids!  For more information.

Begun in 1901 in rented quarters at Smith and Carroll Streets, the library, formerly named the Carroll Park Branch, moved in 1905 to its current Carnegie building designed by William B. Tubby. At its community's request, the branch was renamed the Carroll Gardens Branch in 1973, after extensive renovations.


Branch Contact Person: John Leighton
Program & Events:
View all events at Carroll Gardens Library
Meeting Rooms:

Yes, two.  Please contact the library for reservations and policy.

Wheelchair Accessible:
Partially accessible

The elevator is located on Union Street, around the corner from the Main entrance.

Collection on Mezzanine is accessible via stairs.

Friends Group:

Friends of Carroll Gardens - Nina Guralnick, 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 Carroll Gardens Library Friends on Facebook too!