Midwood Library - Community Directory

All Brooklyn Public Library locations will be closed on Sunday, April 20 for Easter Sunday.

Emergency Numbers:

Police
70th Precinct
154 Lawrence Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11230
Telephone: 718-851-5511

Fire Department
Engine Company #250
126 Foster Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11230
In case of emergency, the fastest way to get in touch with the Fire Department is by dialing 911. The main Fire Department telephone number is 718-999-2000.

Post Office
Midwood Post Office
1288 Coney Island Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11230
Telephone: 1-800-275-8777

Sanitation
Brooklyn South (District 18)
105-01 Foster Avenue (Ave. D & Foster Avenue)
Brooklyn, New York 11230

Pharmacy
Walgreens
1409 Avenue J
Brooklyn, New York 11230
Telephone: 718-677-7290

Schools:

Public School
P. S. 99 (Isaac Asimov School)
1120 East 10th Street
Brooklyn, New York 11230
Telephone: 718-338-9201

P. S. 193 (Gil Hodges School)
2515 Avenue L
Brooklyn, New York 11210
Telephone: 718-338-9011

P. S. 199 (Frederick Wachtel School)
1100 Elm Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11230
Telephone: 718-339-1422

High School
Edward R. Murrow High School
1600 Avenue L
Brooklyn, New York 11230
Telephone: 718-258-9283

Midwood High School
2839 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11210
Telephone: 718-724-8500

Private School

Bais Yaakov Academy
1213 Elm Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11230
Telephone: 718-339-2030
 
Masores Bais Yaakov
1395 Ocean Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11230
Telephone: 718-692-2424

Midwood Catholic Academy
1340 E 29th St
Brooklyn, New York 11210
Telephone: 718-377-1800

Shulamith School for Girls
1277 East 14th Street
Brooklyn, New York 11230
Telephone: 718-338-4000

Yeshiva of Flatbush Joel Braverman High School
1609 Avenue J
Brooklyn, New York 11230
Telephone: 718-377-1100

Yeshiva Rabbi Chaim Berlin
1310 Avenue I
Brooklyn, New York 11230
Telephone: 718-377-5800

College/ University
Brooklyn College of the City University of New York
2900 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11210
Telephone: 718-951-5000

Touro College
1602 Avenue J
Brooklyn, New York 11230
Telephone: 718-252-7800

Social Services:
Social Services
Brookdale Senior Citizens Center
817 Avenue H
Brooklyn, New York 11230
Telephone: 718-434-8670

Council Center for Senior Citizens
1001 Quentin Road
Brooklyn, New York 11223
Telephone: 718-627-7680

Council of Jewish Organizations of Flatbush
1523 Avenue M
Brooklyn, New York 11230
Telephone: 718-377-2900

Marien-Heim Senior Center
870 Ocean Parkway
Brooklyn, New York 11230
Telephone: 718-253-7511

Civic and Merchant Groups:

Civic Association
Midwood Development Corporation
1416 Avenue M
Brooklyn, New York 11230
Telephone: 718-376-0999

Community:

Community Board
Community Board No. 14
Chairman: Alvin M. Berk
District Manager: Shawn Campbell
810 East 16th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11230
Phone: 718-859-6357
Polling Place
To register to vote or to find your polling place
call 212 Vote-NYC (212-868-3692) or visit http://www.vote.nyc.ny.us
 
Recreation:

Park
Kolbert Park and Playground
Avenue L and East 17th Street to East 18th Street
Brooklyn, New York 11230
 

Religion:

Houses of Worship
CHURCHES

Church of the Nativity
1099 Ocean Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11230
Telephone: 718-859-8654

Brooklyn Church SDA
1260 Ocean Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11230
718-434-2437

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
1218 Glenwood Road
Brooklyn, New York 11230
718-859-7777

SYNAGOGUES

Congregation Talmud Torah of Flatbush
1305 Coney Island Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11230
Telephone: 718-377-2528

East Midwood Jewish Center
1625 Ocean Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11230
Telephone: 718-338-3800

Young Israel of Avenue J Synagogue
1721 Avenue J
Brooklyn, New York 11230
Telephone: 718-338-2056

Chabad Lubavitch of Flatbush
1923 Ocean Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11230
718-252-9770

Special Events:

Yearly Events
The Midwood Development Corporation sponsors an annual street fair every June. This fair, known as the "Midwood Mardis Gras," features vendors, music, speakers, and rides for children. The fair extends from Ocean Avenue and Avenue M to Coney Island Avenue and Avenue M, along the Avenue M shopping strip.