Cypress Hills Library

All Brooklyn Public Library locations will be closed Saturday, September 5 through Monday, September 7, 2015 for Labor Day Weekend.

Mon 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun closed
Cypress Hills Library
1197 Sutter Ave. at Crystal St.
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Directions: Google | HopStop

Library Information

One of the newest public libraries in Brooklyn, the branch began in 1955 in the Cypress Hill Houses, a large neighborhood housing development. The new brick building, opening in 1995, with funds from Brooklyn Borough President Howard Golden as key to revitalizing East New York. Distinctive features include metal-clad roof and skylit atrium. Artwork by Brooklynite Rolando Briseno is displayed at the entrance gate.

Branch Contact Person: Rowshon A. Perveen
Program & Events:
View all events at Cypress Hills Library
Meeting Rooms:

Yes. Contact library for reservations and policy.

Wheelchair Accessible:
Fully accessible
Friends Group:


If you would like to start a Friends Group here, please contact the branch staff or email

For more Friends information visit the Friends page.