Brooklyn Heights 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 am - 8:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun closed
Brooklyn Heights Library
280 Cadman Plaza West at Tillary St.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Directions: Google | HopStop

Library Information

Brooklyn Public Library is committed to providing a high level of service to the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood. For more information about our plans for the Brooklyn Heights Library, please see: Building a Better Brooklyn Heights Library


In 1857, the Mercantile Library Association of the City of Brooklyn established a library in this neighborhood, succeeded by the Brooklyn Public Library. In 1991 the Cadman Plaza West building underwent extensive renovations, which added a new auditorium and other space.

Resumption of Full Hours at the Brooklyn Heights Branch

             Beginning October 1,2014

Monday  10:00 - 6:00

Tuesday 10:00 - 8:00

Wednesday 10:00 - 8:00

Thursday 10:00 - 8:00

Friday     10:00-6:00

Saturday  10:00-5:00 

Sunday    Closed                            


Beginning Wednesday October 1, 2014 we will resume our regular hours. Please visit us during our returning full schedule of hours and activities for all ages !


Check out our online Calendar of Events for programs at other nearby branches including Walt Whitman , Carroll Gardens , Pacific and Clinton Hill.

If assistance is required for picking up a library " hold ", please contact us at 718-623-7100 and we will work to make sure that you recieve any material that may be waiting for you to pick up . Just call !

Book Drop Located on our wall to the right of the front gate.

Thank you , the staff of Brooklyn Heights.


The Friends of Brooklyn Heights Book Sale will resume on Friday October 3 from noon until 2:00 pm. Please bring gently used books and other materials for sale at our branch. See you all then ! Thank You.

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!