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News: Library Openings and Closings

September 5, 2012

Keeping up with library openings and closings can make any bookworm squirm, but we have the lowdown to help make the transition easier!

Carroll Gardens Library
Is Open! As of Tuesday, September 4 at 1 PM, the long-awaited repair of the Carroll Gardens Library roof is done! The library opened yesterday, welcoming back books, staff and users. When you head to the children’s section you will be greeted by a new face: new Children’s Librarian Juana Flores.

Park Slope Library
Will reopen to the public on Thursday, September 13th, 2012.  Park Slope Library closed to the public on Friday, October 30, 2009.  The building was closed while undergoing the following renovations:

  • Installation of a new exterior, ADA-compliant ramp and entry door
  • Replacement of the existing entrance door
  • Installation of a new interior, ADA-compliant elevator
  • Provision of new ADA-compliant bathrooms
  • New floor finishes
  • New interior finishes
  • HVAC upgrades
  • New lighting
  • New public service model including self checks
  • New furniture

To keep track of the renovation’s progress, visit the Park Slope Library Renovation page.

Bookmobile Service at Park Slope
Throughout the renovation, bookmobile service will be offered at the following times:

Mondays: 11 AM – 4 PM (8th St. at 6th Ave.)
Wednesdays: 1 PM – 6 PM (8th St. at 6th Ave.)

For more information on library service in the Park Slope area please contact 718.230.2425.

Gravesend Library

The Gravesend Branch will be temporarily closed for customer service enhancements at the end of business on 10/19/12 and will reopen on 11/19/12.