Gravesend Library

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The library catalog and My BPL will be unavailable from 6PM Friday May 27th until Monday May 30th due to system maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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 - 8:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun closed
Gravesend Library
303 Ave. X at West. 2nd St.
Brooklyn, NY 11223
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Library Information

Gravesend Library opened in 1962. In 2001, the branch underwent a $1.5 million renovation that included new lighting, furniture, shelving, art objects and public computers. Gravesend library  hosts a monthly book discussion club for adults. Gravesend serves its diverse community with large collections of Russian, Chinese and other multilingual materials.

Branch Contact Person: Mirian Rivera-Shapiro
Program & Events:
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Meeting Rooms:

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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.