Central Library

Central Library

All Brooklyn Public Library locations will be closed Thursday, November 26, 2015 for Thanksgiving Day.

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

With its breathtaking façade, sweeping grand lobby and vast contemporary and historical collections, Central Library is a Brooklyn icon. Central is Brooklyn’s home library, and one of New York City’s foremost cultural, civic and educational institutions.

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Branch Contact Person: Central Library Administration - 718-230-2774
Program & Events:
View all events at Central Library
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)

Contact Central Library Administration at 718-230-2198 for information regarding space rental or adult class visits.

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

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

Wheelchair Accessible:
Fully accessible
Friends Group:

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

Visit http://www.bklynpubliclibrary.org/support/friends-groups