Clinton Hill Branch Library

380 Washington Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11238

718-398-8713

Branch History:

Clinton Hill Library was built in 1973 to meet the needs of a vibrant and diverse community. The single-story building is set in a leafy landmarked neighborhood of brownstones, schools and day care facilities. Nearby Underwood and Greene Avenue parks are ideal for a stroll in all seasons, and the Pratt Institute is also within walking distance.

Clinton Hill Library has an active Friends group that raises funds for children’s programs. The Friends hope to install additional planters at the branch in the spring of 2016 to offer more gardening programs for patrons of all ages.

Children’s programs are exceedingly popular at Clinton Hill, with Babies & Books and Toddler Time regularly drawing crowds of 50-60. A special children’s event, such as a live musician, will draw a crowd of 150. Teens and tweens throng the branch in the afternoon, many to play Yu-gi-oh with their friends. Adult programs at the branch include résumé writing, yoga, dance fitness, loom knitting and other classes. From April through November, Clinton Hill Library receives heavy weekend traffic from tourists and Brooklyn Flea browsers.

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