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Jamaica branch will close today at 4:00pm ( 3/23/22)

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Address & Contact

9727 Seaview Ave. at E. 98th St. near Rockaway Pkwy.
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Fully accessible
B17 B42 B103
Managing Librarian
Zahid Shah

Jamaica Bay Library opened in July 1973 and is one of the more recent additions to the Brooklyn Public Library system. Located a stone's throw from the ocean near the Jamaica Bay Coastal Lagoon, the branch features a shaded plaza with benches perfect for enjoying a book during warm weather. Jamaica Bay Library offers a variety of programs for children of all ages, including the popular Tuesday morning Story Play.

Friends of Jamaica Bay Library

Friends of Jamaica Bay Library is a group of organized volunteers who help our neighborhood library through advocacy, fundraising and promotion. If you are interested in becoming a Friend of Jamaica Bay Library, ask a staff member for details or email [email protected] for more information.

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