Brooklyn Public Library

Brooklyn Public Library information

Location
New York City , USA
Address
10 Grand Army Plaza
btwn Flatbush & Eastern Pkwy
Telephone
+1 718 230 2100
Getting there
Subway: B, Q to 7th Ave, 2/3 to Eastern Pkwy-Brooklyn Museum
More information
www.brooklynpubliclibrary.org
Opening hours
9am-9pm Mon-Thu, 10am-6pm Fri & Sat, 1-5pm Sun
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Brooklyn’s Central Library is an art deco masterpiece from 1941 that contains over one million books, magazines and multimedia items. The limestone-covered building is shaped like an open book and there are 15 bronze panels above its 50ft-high entrance featuring literary characters like Tom Sawyer and Moby Dick. Free events happen throughout the year, including film screenings, classical concerts and weekly story time for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers.