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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.
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
Beginning in an "undertaking establishment," as an unstaffed deposit station in 1910 the branch continued to move, to a shoe store, a frame shack on Kings Highway and other homes until 1954, when it opened in its own building on its present site. Kings Highway is the first branch library built in Brooklyn by the City of New York. After a renovation completed in 2009, Kings Highway opened with expanded space, including a basement reading room. This room is a favorite quiet area for study and wi-fi usage. In 2013, a Passport Office opened in the library.
Passport Office Information
Due to COVID-19, the passport acceptance facilty at Kings Highway Library are closed until further notice. The passport acceptance facilties at Central Library are open by appointment-only. Learn more.
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