Sheepshead Bay Library

Mon 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thu 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun closed
Sheepshead Bay Library
2636 E.14th St. at Ave. Z
Brooklyn, NY 11235
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Library Information

Sheepshead Bay Branch opened in 1903 after residents raised $200 as a contribution for maintenance. Located in a community named for a large saltwater fish found along the Atlantic coast, the library moved in 1925 to a Jerome Avenue and in 1952 to a new building on East 14th Street. The current building size is 7600 square-foot branch, at the same site, opened in 1963.

The Sheepshead Bay library was awarded by Charles H. Revson Foundation for outstanding service to the community in 2013.

The branch offers free exciting educational and recreational opportunities for personal growth:

  ESOL - Citizenship test preparation class

  Internet & Computer sessions for seniors

  Poet Club of New York

  Russian Literature Club

  Nutrition and Emotional Wellness Club

  Chess Workshops for All Ages 

  Preschool Storytime for children

  Arts and Crafts for children

  Afterschool Homework Help

  Knitting & Crocheting Club

  The Art of Sewing

Creative Aging Art Classes for older Adults 50+

  Children, Teenagers and Adults are welcome to participate in the library's Annual Talent Shows & Our Rising Stars Events. Our goal is to help promote special talents for all ages. Feel free to share your special talent and become a celebrity in our community! Register Now for our next Annual Talent Show & Be Our next Rising Star event.  Rehearsals are taking place on monthly basis.

Branch Contact Person: Svetlana Negrimovskaya
Program & Events:
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Meeting Rooms:

Contact library for reservations and policy.

Wheelchair Accessible:
Partially accessible

Collection on Mezzanine and public bathrooms access is via stairs.

Friends Group:


If you would like to become a member of our  Friends Group here, please contact the branch staff or email

For more Friends information visit the Friends Facebook page:!/sheepsheadbaylibrary