Library Outreach

Outreach Services at Brooklyn Public Library ensures that library programs and spaces are available to all Brooklynites. We offer specialized services for immigrants, older adults, people experiencing homelessness, and those transitioning in and out of correctional systems.

Library services, job readiness training and housing assistance for individuals and families experiencing homelessness.

Multilingual programs including citizenship preparation workshops, English classes, seminars for immigrant professionals and entrepreneurs, and one-one-one multilingual legal support from BIA accredited immigration staff and attorneys.

Books by Mail service, art classes, music performances, technology workshops and more, all tailored to our patrons who are 50 years of age and older.

Library-based video calls for families separated by incarceration, jail-based library services for individuals in NYC Department of Correction facilities, as well as programs and services for people when they return home.

Health and wellness programming, resources and social services to improve the overall well-being of Brooklynites.

Outreach Services at Brooklyn Public Library was established with the generous support of The Charles H. Revson Foundation.

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Donate Books

Outreach Services can accept recently published paperback books that are in good condition. Please contact us for guidance on what to donate.