Jamaica Bay Library

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 - 8:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun closed
Jamaica Bay Library
9727 Seaview Ave. at E. 98th St. near Rockaway Pkwy.
Brooklyn, NY 11236
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Library Information

Jamaica Bay Library opened in July 1973 and is one of the more recent additions to the Brooklyn Public Library system. Situated on Seaview Avenue near the Jamaica Bay Coastal Lagoon—a stone’s throw from the ocean!—the branch offers a plethora of programming for children of all ages.

Branch Contact Person: Mel Henkle
Program & Events:
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Meeting Rooms:

Contact library for reservations and policy.

Wheelchair Accessible:
Fully accessible

Elevator requires staff assistance.

Friends Group:


If you would like to start a Friends Group here, please contact the branch staff or email friends@brooklynpubliclibrary.org

For more Friends information visit the Friends page.