The Brooklyn Public Library is going green %u2013 and to mark the occasion officials joined local students and area dignitaries to break ground on the archive’s first eco-friendly building in Kensington.
The new Kenington Library, 4207 18th Avenue, will be the first emerald jewel in BPL’s crown, boasting state-of-the-art ADA-compliancy in addition to self-check machines, external book drops and First Five Year, Teen and Adult spaces.
Executive Director Dionne Mack-Harvin joined Borough President Marty Markowitz and students from Public School 179, 202 Avenue C, who came bearing handmade cards for the dignitaries.
Currently, the library provides service to the community from tis leased facility at 410 Ditmas Avenue.
For an update, visit www.brooklynpubliclibrary.org.
©2009 Community News Group
By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:
You agree that you, and not BrooklynDaily.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to BrooklynDaily.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.