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431 6th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
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B61 B67 B69
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718.832.1853
Managing Librarian
Stephanie Brueckel
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Known as the "Prospect branch" until 1975, Park Slope Library's founding dates to a small collection of natural history books housed in Prospect Park's Litchfield Mansion in the early 20th century. A storefront library soon opened on Ninth Street until the beautiful Andrew Carnegie-funded building opened at its current location in 1906. The inside of the branch is a marvel of early twentieth-century elegance, with stained glass archways, freestanding columns, a vaulted, stained glass ceiling and a pair of tiled fireplaces.

Friends of Park Slope Library

Friends of Park Slope 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 Park Slope Library, ask a staff member for details or email [email protected] for more information.

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