Cypress Hills Library

Mon closed
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

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
3 Subway LineA Subway LineC Subway Line
3 Train to New Lots Avenue & Livonia Avenue / transfer to B15 to Fountain Avenue & Dumont Avenue
A Train to Euclid Avenue & Pitkin Avenue
C Train to Euclid Avenue & Pitkin Avenue

B14 to Sutter Avenue & Fountain Avenue
B15 to Fountain Avenue & Dumont Avenue


Belt Pkwy., east on Pennsylvania Ave., right on Sutter Ave., proceed to Crystal St., library on the left hand side

Get directions from Google or HopStop.
Wheelchair Accessible:
Fully accessible
Program & Events:
View all events at Cypress Hills Library
Technology Available:

Children's room - 4 computers
Adults' room - 4 computers

Internet & WiFi: Yes - WiFi info
Building Facts:

1 Floor
Constructed 1995

Multilingual Materials: Bengali; Bangla
Meeting Rooms:

Yes. Contact library for reservations and policy.

Copy Machines: Yes
Restrooms: Yes
Off Hours Book Drop: Yes
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.

Car Service:

810 Car Service Corp
2672 Pitkin Ave
Brooklyn NY 11208