Need help from wherever you are? You can use our Chat service when the Library’s open to ask for help. Librarians are here to answer your questions.
If you need very in-depth research help, you may also consider making an appointment with a librarian. Appointments are currently being done by Zoom.
Call (212) 220-8139 for help with research, questions about what the library owns, and more.
Call (212) 220-1451 for help with fines, loans, and your library account.
While the Library is physically closed, if you wish you speak to someone by phone, please call (212) 220-1445 and leave a voicemail. Please leave your name and a number to reach you at and someone will call you back.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Our frequently-asked questions are located here.