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    Brooklyn

    3706 Pearl Rd.
    Cleveland, OH 44109
    Phone: 216.623.6920 
    Fax: 216.623.6970
    Email: Brooklyn.Branch@cpl.org

    Hours
    Monday   10:00-7:00
    Tuesday   10:00-7:00
    Wednesday   10:00-6:00
    Thursday   10:00-7:00
    Friday   10:00-6:00
    Saturday   10:00-6:00
    Sunday   Closed

     
    Manager: Ron Antonucci

    Upcoming events & classes

    Jul. 31
    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    FREE Summer Lunch Program
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    Aug. 01
    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    FREE Summer Lunch Program
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    Aug. 06
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Summer Reading Club Finale
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    Brooklyn

     

    Branch History
    The Brooklyn Branch, a Carnegie Library Building, has been in continuous use since 1919. Located in the historic Brooklyn Centre neighborhood and across from Riverside Cemetery, Brooklyn Branch’s 5,900 square feet are open to a culturally and ethnically diverse community.

    Ora Coltman worked for the Cleveland Public Library as a supervising architect and building inspector. The Library hired Coltman to draw plans and supervise the construction of three libraries, including Brooklyn. Brooklyn Branch is an example of a convertible type building: plain brick, semi-fireproof, factory type sky lights. These features would allow the building to be leased for light industrial use if it became unneeded as a library branch. The facility was remodeled in 1985.

    Special Features
    Brooklyn’s art collection includes: Thistle by Thelma Frazier Winter, enamel on copper, 1966; and Neighborhood by Clarence E. Van Duzer, metal wall sculpture, 1985.