Beautiful, historic Macon Library is one of the best preserved Carnegie branches in Brooklyn. Opened in 1907, the two-story, Classical Revival-style building retains its original fireplaces, oak paneling, alcoves and wooden benches, along with the warm charm that has welcomed patrons for more than one hundred years. The Dionne Mack-Harvin Center, Macon Library's African American Heritage Center, contains material on African American history and culture as well as the "Preserving Footsteps" collection. A landmark in the heart of a richly historic neighborhood, Macon Library is primed to continue serving patrons for many years to come.
Friends of Macon Library
Friends of Macon 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 Macon Library, ask a staff member for details or email [email protected] for more information.
- NYC Picture Books
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You can't take a balloon into the Metropolitan Museumstory by Jacqueline Preiss Weitzman ; pictures by Robin Preiss Glasser.
Twenty-one elephants and still standingwritten by April Jones Prince ; illustrated by Franðcois Roca.