Bushwick Library

Mon 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun closed
Bushwick Library
340 Bushwick Ave. at Seigel St.
Brooklyn, NY 11206
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Zipcars are available at this branch.

Library Information

Temporary Closing
The Bushwick Branch will have a brief closure, for computer and furniture upgrade starting Monday, December 5th, 2016. The branch will reopen on Monday, December 12th, 2016 at 10:00 am.
During the closing, please visit these branches for all your BPL needs:
  • DeKalb, 790 Bushwick Ave. at DeKalb Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11221
  • Leonard- 81 Devoe Street at Leonard Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211
  • Williamsburgh, 240 Division Ave. at Marcy Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11211

Item holds will be extended for a week.

Bushwick Library opened in the rented first floor of a church at Montrose Avenue and Humboldt Street in 1903 before moving to its present location on Bushwick Avenue in 1908. Today this historic Carnegie library is a popular destination for children and families, with Story Time and Kids Tech Time among its best-attended offerings.


Branch Contact Person: Marc Waldron
Program & Events:
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Meeting Rooms:

Contact library for Meeting Room Application and Reservation policy.

Wheelchair Accessible:
Fully accessible
Friends Group:


If you would like to start a Friends Group here, please contact the branch staff or email friends@brooklynpubliclibrary.org .

For more Friends information visit the Friends page.