Brooklyn Public Library - Bedford Library

496 Franklin Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11238

(718) 623-0012


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.

Place Information

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  • Place Cost Free
  • Place Hours
    Sunday closed
    Monday closed
    Tuesday 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Wednesday 1:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thursday 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Friday 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm

Brooklyn Public Library - Bedford Library: From the Parents


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