Weddings at Park Slope Library

Park Slope Library

Built in 1906, this Andrew Carnegie-funded, two-story, Classical Revival building has a projecting center entrance with four Doric columns supporting a stone pediment. The gable-ended sides of the brick building are faced with limestone, with formal classical pediments.

Inside, the branch is a marvel of early twentieth-century elegance, with amber stained-glass archways and vaulted ceilings, freestanding ash columns and a pair of tiled, frieze-clad fireplaces. Park Slope's unique layout offers a variety of arrangements from intimate weddings for 100 guests with dinner & dancing, to cocktail-style events for 250 guests. This location is also fully wheelchair accessible.

Conveniently located in one of Brooklyn’s premier neighborhoods, Park Slope Library is available on Fridays after 6pm, Saturdays after 5pm and Sundays after 12pm. All private events require 90 minutes for set-up and 90 minutes for breakdown.

Park Slope Library's rental fee is a flat $5,000 for eight hours of rental time and must include a total of three hours for setup and breakdown time. Hourly rates are available for shorter rental times and are setup dependent. Typical event rental costs through Party Rental Ltd. for ceremony, cocktail hour and reception generally runs an additional $2,300 and includes ceremony chairs, cocktail tables, banquet tables & seating, and all linens & cushions. Catering, lighting, entertainment, & any additional wedding elements are seperate and additional.

Park Slope Open Floor Plan (PDF)
Intimate Weddings in the Trustees Room at Central Library

This intimate space overlooking Brooklyn's iconic Soldiers' and Sailors' Memorial Arch also offers stunning views of Grand Army Plaza, downtown Brooklyn and the Manhattan skyline. This elegant, oak-paneled room on Central Library’s third floor can accommodate up to 75 for cocktails, 52 for a seated brunch or dinner and 50 for a seated ceremony. The Trustees Room at Central Library is wheelchair accessible.

Trustees Room Open Floor Plan (PDF)

Weddings at the Dweck Center at Central Library

Just outside of Central Library’s Dweck Center lies its beautiful lobby with white terrazzo floors and two art-clad wings perfect for cocktail parties for 200 or 90 seated for intimate breakfasts, luncheons or dinners. The Dweck  Center is wheelchair accessible. When paired with the state-of-the-art Dweck  Center auditorium, it is the perfect space for intimate ceremonies and receptions.

Dr. S. Stevan Dweck Floor Plan (PDF)

Wedding Photography at Brooklyn Public Library

Brooklyn Public Library offers a host of indoor and outdoor options for wedding photography. Whether it’s Central Library's sweeping views of Grand Army Plaza, the soaring 50-foot high entry portico adorned with Art Deco detailing or the iconic bronze sculptures of famous characters and personages from American literature at Grand Army Plaza's Central Library location, you’ll have memories that capture the essence and the history of Brooklyn.

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