DeKalb Library

Select Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) locations will be open on Wednesday, December 24 from 9AM-1PM. All BPL locations will be open on Wednesday, December 31 from 9AM-1PM.


All BPL locations will be closed on Thursday, December 25, 2014 and Thursday, January 1, 2015.

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
DeKalb Library
790 Bushwick Ave. at DeKalb Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Directions: Google | HopStop

Library Information

Temporary Closing

The Dekalb Library will be closed on Saturday, December 20, 2014 for maintenance.  

During this time, please visit these nearby neighborhood libraries:   1. Washington Irving, 360 Irving Ave. 10 am-5pm, 2. Saratoga, 8 Thomas S. Boyland Street. 10am-5pm, 3. Macon,361 Lewis Avenue, 10am-5pm, 4. Marcy,617 DeKalb Ave.,  5. Bushwick, 340 Bushwick Avenue. 10am-5pm.  


The DeKalb branch opened in 1905. The 12,000 square foot Classical Revival library, is a two-story, three-bay brick and limestone building with high-ceilinged reading rooms.


Branch Contact Person: Tom Brogan
Program & Events:
View all events at DeKalb Library
Meeting Rooms:

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.