Brooklyn Public Library - Leonard Branch edit info

81 Devoe St. Brooklyn 11211 (Leonard & Lorimer)
t: 718-486-3365
hours: Mon 1:00PM-8:00PM Tue 9:00AM-6:00PM Wed 9:00AM-6:00PM Thu 1:00PM-6:00PM Fri 9:00AM-6:00PM Sat 10:00AM-5:00PM Sun closed
Cash and Credit Cards
www.brooklynpubliclibrary.org/branch_library_detail.jsp?branchpageid=180
This one-story Carnegie library opened in 1908. The building features five-bays, 10,000 plus square feet and a stone-trimmed doorway with a bracketed pediment. Located one block from busy Metropolitan Avenue, the Leonard Library underwent major renovations from the 1950s through the 1980s.

Branch Contact Person:
Shelly Paus

Directions:
Subway:

L train to Lorimer St. station,
follow Lorimer St. South, turn left onto Devoe St., follow one block East to library.

G train to Metropolitan Ave., follow Metropolitan Ave. East, make right onto Leonard St., library one block down on right.
Bus:
B48 to Lorimer St. at Metropolitan Ave., one lock South on Lorimer St., one block West on Devoe St.

B24 to Metropolitan, two blocks South to library

B62 to Graham St. at Metropolitan Ave., two blocks West on Metropolitan Ave., Left on Leonard St., one block South

B18 to Graham St. at Metropolitan Ave., two blocks West on Metropolitan Ave., Left on Leonard St., one block South

Q59 to Grand St. at Lorimer St., 3 blocks North on Lorimer St., Left onto Devoe St., library one block down on left
Car:
Brooklyn Queens Expressway (BQE) to the Metropolitan Ave.
exit, follow Metropolitan East to Leonard, South on Leonard to library
Rail:

Program & Events:
For special events, programs & exhibits at this branch location, see our Online Calendar.

Technology Available:
Computer area - 8 computers

Public Internet:
Yes

Building Facts:
1 Floor
Constructed 1908

Multilingual Materials:
Spanish, Italian, Chinese

Meeting Rooms:
Yes
Contact library for reservations and policy.

Seating:
Adult/Teen reading area - 20 seats
Children's reading area - 24 seats
Meeting room - 50 seats

Copy Machines:
Yes

Restrooms:
Yes

Bicycle Rack:
Yes

Book Drop:
No

Friends Group:
Friends of Leonard Library

Volunteer Opportunities:
Office of Volunteer Services

Parking / Car Service:
Public Parking:
Street parking only. Please be aware if the NYC alternate side parking rules for the streets near this library.

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