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Brooklyn Public Library--Main Branch

Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11201
+1 718-780-7700
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Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11201
+1 718-780-7700
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very good show with informative introduction and a real person plying the piano as they did when the films first came out. Shows are once a month for 3 months twice a year in the spring and thew fall.

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful institution in a gorgeous building, an art deco masterpiece. Very well-maintained and well-staffed. Keep up the good work!

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I usually visit this library about once a month or more. I go for myself and my grandchildren. They have a lot to offer other than books. The activities for children are amazing. The children seem to be inspired. For adults, the activities are just...More

Thank Marilyn G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very nice library. If this library does not have your book, they can get it for you. Convenient travel by bus.

Thank sean1209
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a treasure in the borough of Brooklyn. From the architecture and the contents this is a must visit when in Brooklyn. Prospect Park is nearby as well.

Thank BigoBoca
Reviewed 15 September 2017

I've used this library for the past 40 years and find it to be one of the hidden gems of Brooklyn. The staff are very helpful also. I studied for my New York Medical license in this library. You can also obtain a passport in...More

Thank James L
Reviewed 10 September 2017

It was a hot day and I stepped inside the library to cool off. Architecture is interesting and it is on the corner by the Grand Army Plaza. Free phone charging stand in lobby!

Thank SherrieTx
Reviewed 7 September 2017

An excellent source for all information. Easily accessible and staff willing to help. Massive ability to research in a comfortable setting. Located in a historical area adjacent to Prospect Park it is a great day trip.

Thank James P
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Too many books to read! So many books on different subjects. You can spend an afternoon there. Very quiet and serene environment.

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Librarians very knowlegable. Many rooms with various collections of books. Computer room on 3rd floor, business center on 2nd floor.

Thank Jax P
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lorna p
26 July 2017|
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Response from awalkinpeace | Reviewed this property |
There are classes for adult education. I don't know the specifics of what that entails.
Harold U
28 June 2017|
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Response from sirenazulclaro | Reviewed this property |
Yes agree with other reviewers, the 2/3 downtown train to Grand Army Plaza from 34th Street and 7th Ave train station