Good news! Coney Island and Gerritsen Beach libraries will reopen this fall after extensive renovations due to Hurricane Sandy. See our Hurricane Sandy Renovations page for updates.
|Tue||10:00 AM - 6:00 PM|
|Wed||1:00 PM - 8:00 PM|
|Thu||10:00 AM - 6:00 PM|
|Fri||10:00 AM - 6:00 PM|
|Sat||10:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
496 Franklin Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11238
The first library in the Brooklyn Public Library system. It opened in 1897 in the former P.S. 3, a schoolhouse in a cornfield. After two other locations, it moved to its present 1905 Carnegie building.
|Branch Contact Person:||Nicholas Franklin|
Cross to north side of Fulton Ave. & Franklin Ave., walk 1/2 block north to library.Bus
B25 to Fulton Ave. & Franklin Ave.
B26 to Putnam Ave. & Franklin Ave.
B48: Southbound - to Franklin Ave. & Jefferson Ave.; Northbound - to Classon Ave. & Putnam Ave., (walk one block east on Putnam to Franklin Ave. and two blocks south to the library).
B49 to Fulton Ave. & Franklin Ave., walk 1/2 block north to Library.
Get directions from Google or HopStop.
A wheelchair logo in the front of the building directs patrons to take a path around the side of the building to a door at the rear of the building. Patrons must ring a bell to gain access to the elevator inside the building.
Program & Events:
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Wireless Internet zone
|Internet & WiFi:||Yes - WiFi info|
|Multilingual Materials:||Arabic, French, Spanish|