Bike the Branches

Get exploring! Sign up for Bike the Branches—a fun, one-day bike ride where you can see Brooklyn like never before and raise critical funds for Brooklyn Public Library.

On Saturday, May 17, follow one of our 12 exciting suggested routes or create your own tour; check out our online interactive maps to plan your ride.

» Journey along the Brooklyn Baseball route, featuring the homes and practice fields of Brooklyn Dodgers™ and other baseball legends.
» Investigate the Underworld Brooklyn tour that returns you to the scenes of Brooklyn’s most famous —and infamous—crimes.
» Navigate the Waterfront tour as you take in Brooklyn’s expansive coastline.

» BONUS: All Bike the Branches participants age 16+ are eligible to receive a FREE Citi Bike℠ 24-Hour Access Pass to use on May 17; Central Library will host a docking station on the day of the event.

Visit as many branches as you can between 10 am and 5 pm, and get your Event Passport stamped at each location. Stop in for highlighted events, including story tellers, dance parties for all ages and bike workshops thanks to Bike New York. Then join us at Central Library from 5 to 7 pm for refreshments, prizes and fun activities at the Finish Line Celebration.

Walkers and runners are also welcome!