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Brooklyn Public Library is here for you to explore, in our libraries and online. There are millions of books and eBooks, access to online resources and streaming services, and nearly 70,000 yearly events and classes, available for free, for all of Brooklyn.


Check out BPL’s high-tech computer and meeting room space at Central Library. Use our free recording studio, reserve a collaboration space or take a tech class. Learn more about the Info Commons.

Need help researching an assignment, searching for an ancestor or writing a paper? BPL’s Book a Librarian allows you to reserve a free half hour session with a professional reference librarian at Central Library.

Need to host a community meeting or work on a class project? BPL’s libraries offer meeting rooms free for public use. Reserve a room.

Practice speaking English in small conversation groups led by trained volunteers. Find a discussion group.

BPL's Learning Centers help adults improve their reading and writing skills. From basic to advanced literacy classes and preparing adult learners to take their high school equivalency test to assisting emerging and established business owners improve their English skills, we offer a variety of adult literacy and educational programs. Learn more.

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