247 49th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11220
Phone: (718) 748-6400
Fax: (718) 748-6401
Brooklyn Public Library-Central Library
Mo to Th from 09:00 AM to 09:00 PM,Fr to Sa from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM,Su from 01:00 PM to 05:00 PMIt is the public library of the city of Brooklyn, New York. It is one of the largest public library systems in the country and is run by a non-profit organization founded by the state and private donors. It was established in the year 1896 and was housed in several buildings before it moved to its current location. The public library system has more than 58 branches in the neighborhood, of which many are Carneige Libraries. The system also has several bookmobiles.