Central Library

Central Library

Central Library
Mon 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Central Library
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238
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Library Information

The Business & Career Center Is Now Open

The Business & Career Center is now open on the second floor of the Flatbush wing of Central Library. Please visit the Business & Career Center for books, resources and assistance on a variety of topics, including job search, small business entrepreneurship, and personal finance.

More Information About Central Library

Federal Depository Library Program LogoBrooklyn Public Library is a selective Federal Depository for government publications.              


Branch Contact Person: Jesse Montero, Central Library Director
Program & Events:
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Meeting Rooms:

Room 214 (capacity 15)
Dr. S. Stevan Dweck Center for Contemporary Culture (capacity 189)
Elsie Smith Conference Room (capacity 12)
Dweck Conference Room 2 (capacity 12)

Free room reservations for up to 12 people are also available in the Shelby White and Leon Levy Information Commons.

Contact Central Library Administration at 718-230-2774 for information regarding space rental or adult class visits.

Click here for more information on space rental at Central Library.


Wheelchair Accessible:
Fully accessible
Friends Group:

Central Library is currently in the process of forming a group.

If you would like to join this group, please contact the branch staff or email friends@brooklynpubliclibrary.org.

For more information, visit the BPL Friends Group page