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Brooklyn Public Library--Main Branch

Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11201
718-780-7700
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Ranked #28 of 92 Attractions in Brooklyn
Type: Libraries, Cultural
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Brooklyn, New York
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55 reviews 55 reviews
25 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Tons of books, computers etc. Workshops and classes... I came to get my passport done, and had a great experience. They're very accommodating.

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new york
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701 reviews 701 reviews
245 attraction reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We went inside for a special photography exhibit. I have lived in NY for over 30 yrs and I am not sure I ever was there before! Directlya cross form new Richard Meier building.

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Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, United States
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88 reviews 88 reviews
41 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

and not just for books! The library building itself is shaped like an open book facing Grand Army Plaza. Its main entrance is marked by a grand door, 50 feet high, with literary motifs rendered in high Art Deco style. A worthy memorial to 1941 style in NYC. (Interestingly, neither the Brooklyn nor the Queens libraries are part of the... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

It's only a library, and I wouldn't make a special trip there, BUT: if you're in Brooklyn and need a great library, or are in area anyway, the main branch is a joy in every way. It's housed in a beautiful Art Deco building which is meticulously maintained, has a big collection of books and other resources, is staffed with... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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55 reviews 55 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great place to do just about anything! From reading books from the library, to reading your own books! Using wifi, or the librarys computers. Doing homework, or joining the programs. Even just having a good dmc with a friend. BPL is the place to go!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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56 reviews 56 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Took my 7yo to do his homework there. The library is very organized, clean and nice staff. Great to spend a few hours just reading and having a coffee - there is a little cafeteria inside.

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Oconto Falls, Wisconsin
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

when my class went there in 2007 with my choir trip we had the kindest people in the Brooklyn there the great

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011 via mobile

When your in the mood of relaxing just go over sit down open a good book and let yourself relax

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