Announcement:

The BMCC Library is open for study space and limited in-person services! Please see our hours. More information about available services for Fall 2021 is in our post.

You can also still contact us via chat, using the box on the right hand side of the page, or email us for help. Our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) are also available 24/7.

Getting Help



By Chat

Need help from wherever you are? You can use our Chat service when the Library’s open for Online Help to ask us. Librarians are here to answer your questions.

In Person

Visit the Reference Desk to receive in-person reference and research assistance.

As part of our gradual re-opening, Reference Librarians will be available at the Reference Desk Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 11am-3pm and Wednesdays from 11am-2pm. At other times you can get help via chat or by appointment.

Help with just about anything is available during library hours.

The Reference Desk is straight ahead as you enter the library, next to the windows with the gorgeous view of the Hudson River!

By Email

Send us an email with reference questions, information about the library, and research assistance (we do our best to reply within 24 hours when the Library is open).

Getting help in the library
You can always get help at the Library’s Reference Desk.

By Appointment

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.

By Phone

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.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Our frequently-asked questions are located here.