Bushwick Library

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Mon 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tue 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wed 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thu 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Fri 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sat closed
Sun closed
Bushwick Library
340 Bushwick Ave. at Seigel St.
Brooklyn, NY 11206

Library Information

First opened in the rented first floor of a church at Montrose Ave and Humboldt St in 1903, the Bushwick branch moved to its present Carnegie Library home in 1908.


Branch Contact Person: Marc Waldron
J Subway LineL Subway LineM Subway Line
J/M Train to Flushing Avenue & Broadway
L Train to Montrose Avenue & Bushwick Avenue

B43 to Graham Avenue & Seigel Street
B46 to Broadway & Flushing Avenue
B57 to Bushwick Avenue & Flushing Avenue
B60 to Bushwick Avenue & Montrose Avenue

Get directions from Google or HopStop.
Wheelchair Accessible:
Fully accessible
Program & Events:
View All Events.
Technology Available:

Children - 3 computers
Adult - 3 computers
10 laptops

For more information about laptops for use in the library, visit our laptop loan page.

Internet & WiFi: Yes - WiFi info
Building Facts:

2 Floors
Constructed 1908
Renovated 2002

Multilingual Materials: Chinese
Meeting Rooms:

Contact library for Meeting Room Application and Reservation policy.

Copy Machines: Yes
Restrooms: Yes
Friends Group:


If you would like to start a Friends Group here, please contact the branch staff or email friends@brooklynpubliclibrary.org .

For more Friends information visit the Friends page.

Car Service:

Brooklyn Radio Dispatcher Inc.

232 Metropolitan Ave. (718) 384-4444

New Eastern Car Service

100 Bushwick Ave.  (718) 387-0222

Topacio Car Service Corp.

253 Graham Ave.  (718) 963-4310