Cortelyou Library

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Mon 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun closed
Cortelyou Library
1305 Cortelyou Rd. at Argyle Rd.
Brooklyn, NY 11226
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Library Information


Planning for Cortelyou Branch began in 1969. However it was not until 1983 after years of patience and hard work by Flatbush residents, that construction was completed and the branch opened.


Branch Contact Person: Allison Bean
Program & Events:
View all events at Cortelyou Library
Meeting Rooms:

Contact library for reservations and policy

Wheelchair Accessible:
Fully accessible
Friends Group:

Cortelyou Library Friends - Laurie Davidson & Becky Scheer, Co-Presidents

If you would like to join this group, please contact the branch staff or email

For more Friends information visit the Friends page.

You can like Cortelyou Library Friends on Facebook too!