Central Library Learning Center

The Central Adult Learning Center is preparing for the renovation of the 3rd floor of the Central Library and will be closed until Monday, July, 15th at 10:00 AM.  

During this time we are still available for calls and e-mails, our phone number is 718-230-2420 or e-mail us at CentralLearningCenter@bklynlibrary.org if you need any assistance or would like to make an appointment to join our program.  

Thank you for your patience.


Temporary Closure

Address & Contact

10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238 Get Directions

Fully accessible




Managing Librarian


Brooklyn Public Library Adult Learning Centers provide free innovative educational programs for adult learners and speakers of other languages.

Through books, technology and interactive classroom instruction taught by professional and friendly instructors and tutors, adults build the skills needed to meet their personal, educational and employment goals. Additional Brooklyn Public Library Learning Centers are located at the Bedford, Eastern Parkway, Flatbush and New Lots libraries.

Groups and classes are for participants 17 years and older who are functioning below the high school level. Emphasis is on reading, writing, and HSE preparation. All programs and classes are available mornings, afternoons, evenings and Saturdays.

What we do
  • Basic Literacy
  • Adult Basic Education (ABE)
  • Assist with obtaining your high school equivalency diploma (HSE)
  • Citizenship Prep
  • Basic Computer Literacy
  • Educational workshops

Download the Adult Learning Program [PDF] brochure for more information.