WHAT:Celebrate the opening of the new Brooklyn Heights Library. At 26,600 feet, the new library features a double-height main hall, dedicated teen space, children’s wing, sunlit reading areas and much more. The Brooklyn Heights redevelopment project also created 114 units of affordable housing and raised revenue for nine additional library reconstruction projects around the borough.
WHO:BPL President and CEO Linda Johnson
Elected officials and community leaders
WHEN: Wednesday, June 8
Ribbon Cutting: 11 a.m.Media RSVP here.
WHERE:286 Cadman Plaza
SPECIAL NOTES:Masks are required for all attending.
About Brooklyn Public Library
Brooklyn Public Library is one of the nation’s largest library systems and among New York City’s most democratic institutions. As a leader in developing modern 21st century libraries, we provide resources to support personal advancement, foster civic literacy, and strengthen the fabric of community among the more than 2.7 million individuals who call Brooklyn home. We provide nearly 60,000 free programs a year with writers, thinkers, artists, and educators—from around the corner and around the world. And we give patrons millions of opportunities to enjoy one of life’s greatest satisfactions: the joy of a good book.