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As an independent system, separate from the New York City and Queens libraries, Brooklyn Public Library serves the borough’s 2.5 million residents, offering thousands of public programs, millions of books and use of more than 1,100 free Internet-accessible computers. And much more. It’s free – and it’s at your doorstep in one of Brooklyn’s 60 public libraries.

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Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) – where every day they connect thousands of people to the resources and tools that they need to achieve their goals.

For those who want to learn a new language, they offer English classes and world language instruction. They help children learn to read through their early literacy programs and achieve better grades through one-on-one homework help. They provide a gateway to technology to thousands of Brooklynites through their free wireless internet and 1,100 internet-accessible public computers. They help people learn new technology skills at the Shelby White and Leon Levy Information Commons and connect jobseekers with employers who are hiring through their Workforce1 Career Centers. They also host Pulitzer Prize-winning authors, world-renowned musicians and acclaimed visual and performing artists as part of their cultural and recreational programs.

For anyone who wants to read a good book, they can help too. BPL has over three million titles! You’ll also enjoy exploring their collection of eBooks, eAudiobooks and online Music, accessible on their website 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with your library card.

Whether you want to learn a new skill, share ideas, or simply borrow the latest bestseller, you can Start Here, at BPL.