Mapleton Library

Mon 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun closed
Mapleton Library
1702 60th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11204

Library Information

The Mapleton Branch's first home was a small library on 10th Avenue that opened in 1934. A year later, it moved to a storefront on 18th Avenue, with books and staff transferred from the former Astral Branch. The collection grew rapidly, and in 1955, a new branch opened on the corner of 17th Avenue and 60th Street.

The 2005 renovation features an updated children's program area; new computers and wireless public Internet access; and overall enhancements including new heat and air systems, new windows and furniture, and improved building appearance and function.

Branch Contact Person: Anthony Loum
D Subway LineN Subway Line

D Train to 62nd St at New Utrecht Avenue
N Train to 18th Ave bet. 64th & 65th Streets  


B8 to 60th Street & 18th Avenue
B9 to 60th Street & 17th Avenue
B23 to 60th Street & 18th Avenue  


The library is at the southeast corner of 60th St and 17th Ave. Both streets are two-way. 

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

14 computers for teens and adults, 9 computers for children. Self-check-out machines and separate library catalog computers on each floor.

Internet & WiFi: Yes - WiFi info
Building Facts:

3 floors
Constructed 1955
Renovated 2005

Multilingual Materials: Albanian, Arabic, Chinese, English, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Urdu, Yiddish
Meeting Rooms:

Contact library for reservations and policy.

Copy Machines: Yes
Restrooms: 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:

Jay’s Car Service – 5909 18th Ave (between 59th and 60th Sts), (718) 236-5900

Khageirekh Car Service - 4724 18th Ave (between 47th and 48th Sts), (718) 438-5400