Cortelyou Library

1305 Cortelyou Road at Argyle Road
Brooklyn, NY 11226



Monday: 10:00am - 6:00pm

Tuesday: 1:00pm - 8:00pm

Wednesday: 10:00am - 8:00pm

Thursday: 10:00am - 6:00pm

Friday: 10:00am - 6:00pm

Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Sunday: Closed


Planning for Cortelyou Library began in 1969, but it was not until 1983, after years of patience and hard work by Flatbush residents, that construction was completed and the branch opened. Cortelyou has a distinctive, welcoming entry, as well as a mural of bright blue triangles that wrap around the building. Cortelyou Library celebrates its community's creativity and professionalism by showcasing Pakistani music, Bengali fiction, Russian poetry and West Indian novels.

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