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Brooklyn Public Library--Main Branch

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Address: Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone Number: 718-780-7700
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Brooklyn Public Library is an institute where you can relax, and study, research any subject topic in books or on computer or just browse and read

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Brooklyn Public Library is an institute where you can relax, and study, research any subject topic in books or on computer or just browse and read

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

When traveling in the area of the Brooklyn Public Library on Grand Army Plaza, which is also near the Botanical gardens and the Brooklyn Museum--you might find yourself to be a little peckish--wanting a quick bite of something, perhaps some caffeine as well? By all appearances that area doesnt have much in the way of drop in spot to score... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

You get off at #GrandArmyPlaza which is so fitting and appropriate because once you arrive the exterior of the Brooklyn Public Library is quite simply grandeios. The library is huge alright. You will find it adjacent to Prospect Park depending upon how you arrive. You may also get off the train at #EasternPrkwyBrklynMsm. and walk north about 1,500 feet and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Now this is a library.It's one where you can get almost anything you may need.Plus the building itself and the park surrounding it is gorgeous.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The Brooklyn Public Library - Main Branch is a wonderful place to just visit if you are walking in Prospect Park, visiting the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens or visiting the Brooklyn Museum of Art. For regulars like myself, there is a silent floor where those of us who need to concentrate can do so in peace (I have seen people asked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This branch of Brooklyn Library is beautiful, large and you could get lost in the many different sections. You can check you movies, apply for a NYC ID card or apply for or renew your passport here. What I love most about the Brooklyn Library system is that once you are a member you can borrow ebooks for free. You... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

A library which serves pie from Four & Twenty Blackbirds is a fun visit. While visiting our son in Brooklyn on a 90 degree day, we decided the Botanical Gardens were too hot, the Brooklyn Museum was closed, but the air-conditioned library was open. Love the door detail. And the pie was delicious in this delightfully cool library. We sat... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Is a very nice place, where people really enjoy being, everyone searching for books ar just relaxing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

I don't visit this library often because there one near my home. But I usually visit once per month or two. Not a lot of resource like those one in midtown Manhattan but still good place to visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

I was excited to visit this library but came away feeling a little disappointed. The collections are good but not over new and once inside the building is more functional and in stark contrast to the grandeur of the exterior.

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