Closings & Renovations

Temporary Closing

  • Starting Saturday, January 21, 2017, the Borough Park Library will close for building maintenance and the installation of wired computer tables. The branch will reopen on Sunday, January 29, 2017, at its regularly scheduled time at 1:00pm.

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

    Kensington Library

    4207 18th Avenue

    Brooklyn, NY  11218



    Mapleton Library

    1702 60th Street

    Brooklyn, NY 11204



    Windsor Terrace Library

    160 East 5th Street

    Brooklyn, NY 11218


  • Carroll Gardens Library will be closed from Monday, January 16 until Thursday, January 26, 2017 for building maintenance.

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

    Park Slope Library

    431 6th Avenue

    Brooklyn, NY 11215



    Pacific Library

    25 Fourth Avenue

    Brooklyn, NY 11217



    Red Hook Library

    7 Wolcott Street

    Brooklyn, NY 11231

    718. 935.0203

  • Starting Tuesday January 17 2017, the Saratoga Library will close for the installation of wired computer tables.

    The branch will reopen on Monday January 23 2017, at its regularly scheduled time at 10:00am.

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

    • Bushwick library – 340 Bushwick Avenua at Siegel St, Brooklyn, NY 11206
    • DeKalb library - 790 Bushwick Avenue at DeKalb Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11221
    • Macon library - 361 Lewis Avenue at Macon Street, Brooklyn, NY 11233



  • The Brighton Beach Library will reopen for public service in Winter 2017. Brighton Beach Library closed for branch improvements in January 2016. The branch is opening with new heating and cooling systems, new ductwork, new shelving, new wired computer tables, new LED lights, and other improvements.

    Bookmobile service is being provided on Tuesdays and Thursdays 11am-4pm.

    A pop-up computer lab is being provided at the Shorefront Jewish Community Council (128 Brighton Beach Avenue, 4th Floor) Monday to Wednesday from 11am - 1pm and 2pm - 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 Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am to 4pm beginning on Monday, August 1.

  • 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.