Closings & Renovations


  • 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 library will close at the end of business on Friday March 3, 2017 for a complete renovation.

    Service will not be available to the public from Saturday March 4, 2017 to Saturday March, 25 2017, as staff will be moving and setting up technology, collections etc. in  the Trailer located next to the Rugby Library.

    Starting Monday March 27, 2017, Library services will be available on-site at our temporary Trailer and will continue until the renovation project is completed. 

    The hours of service will be:

    Monday 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Tuesday 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Wednesday 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Thursday 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Friday 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Saturday: 10AM - 5PM

    For additional services, you may visit the following nearby libraries:

    • Clarendon, 2035 Nostrand Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11210 
    • Crown Heights, 560 New York Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11225
    • East Flatbush, 9612 Church Ave. at Rockaway Pkwy. Brooklyn, NY 11212
    • Eastern Parkway, 1044 Eastern Pkwy. at Schenectady Ave. Brooklyn, 11213


Temporary Closing

  • Starting Monday, March 13th 2017 the Windsor Terrace Library will close while we make roof repairs. The branch will reopen on Monday, April 10th 2017 at its regularly scheduled time at 10:00 a.m.

    Bookmobile service will be provided near Windsor Terrace Library on Wednesdays and Fridays from 11am to 4 pm beginning on Wednesday, March 15th

    In the meantime, please visit these nearby libraries for all your other BPL needs:

    Cortelyou Library

    1305 Cortelyou Road

    Brooklyn, NY 11226

    718. 693.7763


    Flatbush Library

    22 Linden Boulevard

    Brooklyn, NY 11226



    Kensington Library

    4207 18th Avenue

    Brooklyn, NY 11218