Closings & Renovations

All Brooklyn Public Library locations will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2017 in observance of President's Day.


The library catalogs and My BPL will be temporarily unavailable on Monday, February 20 from 4:30AM-6:30AM. We apologize for any inconvenience.


  • Bookmobile Service:

    Bookmobile Service will be available at the Marcy Library on Thursday, February 16th, 2017.   Bookmobile service will be provided from 11AM - 4PM.

    Sunday, July 31, Marcy Library will close while we install a new HVAC system and make other building upgrades.  Marcy is expected to reopen in Spring 2017.

    All Marcy Library materials holds will be available for pick up at Clinton Hill Library starting August, 1, 2016.

    Bookmobile service will be provided near Marcy Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11am to 4pm beginning  Tuesday, February 14, 2017.

  • Starting September 10, 2016, Mill Basin Library will close for HVAC replacement. Planned reopening is summer 2017. Bookmobile service will be offered in front of Mill Basin Library on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 11 am - 4 pm beginning on Monday, September 12th, 2016.

    During the closing, please visit these branches for all your BPL needs:

    Flatlands Library, 2065 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11234

    Kings Highway Library, 2115 Ocean Avenue, Brooklyn 11229 

    Paerdegat Library, 850 East 59th Street, Brooklyn 11234

    You can also visit our website for access to many resources 24/7 at

    Questions? Please call 718.230.2100.

    Books and other library materials can be returned to any branch of Brooklyn Public Library. Thank you for your cooperation as we start this much-needed renovation.

  • The Rugby Branch will be closed for renovation at the end of business on Friday, March 3, 2017