For more information about laptops for use in the library, visit our laptop loan page.
Elevator requires staff assistance.
Return library materials
Return your BPL library materials during open hours.
Return your BPL materials in our exterior book drop when the branch is closed.
To see available spaces, review BPL’s meeting room policy, and request a reservation, visit our room reservation website.
Wi-Fi signal that can reach up to 300 feet outside the library, available 24/7; learn more about Bklyn Reach.
Offering outdoor seating, browsing, programs and more—weather permitting. Learn more about BPL Outdoors.
- Cooling Center
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.
Jamaica Bay Library Events
- NYC Novels
- Diverse Children's Books