Sunset Park Library

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Mon 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 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
Sunset Park Library
5108 4th Ave. at 51st St.
Brooklyn, NY 11220
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Library Information

Originally called South branch this Classical Revival Carnegie library opened in 1905. Declared obsolete in 1970, the graceful brick and stone building was demolished. Sunset Park branch built on the same site opened in 1972. In a major renovation in 1998, a new glass-brick facade was installed.

Read our fact sheet on the proposed branch expansion. (English, Chinese, Spanish)

Branch Contact Person: Roxana Benavides
Program & Events:
View all events at Sunset Park Library
Meeting Rooms:

Contact library for reservations and policy.

Wheelchair Accessible:
Partially accessible
Friends Group:

Friends of Sunset Park - Liz O'Hara, President

If you would like to join this group, please contact the branch staff or email

For more Friends information visit the Friends page.