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Brooklyn Public Library Walt Whitman Branch
93 Saint Edwards St, Brooklyn, NY 11205
The Walt Whitman Branch's predecessor opened in 1900 in a nearby tenement house. In 1908 the library moved into itsMore current location, and built a collection of works on naval architecture and science that catered to workers from the nearby Brooklyn Navy Yard. It was renamed after Brooklyn's most famous poet in 1943.
Brooklyn Public Library Clinton Hill Branch
380 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238
The Clinton Hill Branch features a robust Black Studies collection. It is also noted for strong art reference and videoMore collections. The library caters to the economically and racially diverse mix of people in the area. Students from the nearby Pratt Institute also take advantage of the library's resources.