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Brooklyn Public Library

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Library

Phone

+1 718-230-2100

Website

http://www.bklynlibrary.org/locations/central

Opening hours

  • Sunday 13:00 - 17:00
  • Monday 09:00 - 21:00
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 21:00
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 21:00
  • Thursday 09:00 - 21:00
  • Friday 09:00 - 18:00
  • Saturday 09:00 - 18:00

Description

The Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) is the public library system of the borough of Brooklyn, in New York City. It is the fifth largest public library system in the United States. Like the two other public library systems in New York City, it is an independent nonprofit organization that is funded by the New York City and State governments, the federal government, and private donors. In Fiscal Year 2009, Brooklyn Public Library had the highest program attendance of any public library system in the United States. The library currently promotes itself as Bklyn Public Library.