The Trustees Room at Central Library
The grand interior or Arlington Library in Cypress Hills, a Carnegie building.
The interior of Kings Highway Library, a large branch in Central Brooklyn.
Dyker Heights Library, a single story mid-century library.
The exterior of Kensington Library, constructed in 2012.
The exterior of Williamsburgh Library, BPL's largest Carnegie branch
The stage and seating of Central Library's Dweck Auditorium
Brooklyn Public Library’s Central Library is an ideal location for film, television and professional photography. From its 50-foot high entry portico adorned with Art Deco detailing by sculptors Thomas Hudson Jones and Carl P. Jennewein, its iconic bronze sculptures of famous characters and personages from American literature to its fully wood-paneled offices and Trustees Room, BPL is the perfect setting for television, movie and still photography shoots.
Brooklyn Public Library also offers 58 locations throughout the borough, ranging from one-story "Lindsay box libraries" to historic Carnegie buildings.
BPL's neighborhood libraries have served as the backdrop for dozens of commercial photoshoots, TV shows and movies. With a wide range of architecture, building types and properties, BPL's 59 locations offer a variety of settings for professional film and photography.