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New York Public Library

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476 5th Ave (Stephen A. Schwarzman Building), New York, NY 10018, United States
Hours:
Closed until 1:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon, Thu–Sat
    • 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Tue–Wed
    • 10:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 1:00 PM–5:00 PM
Wi-Fi:
Yes

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  • Eva

    Wonderful library; interesting tour.

    Eva · 1 day ago
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  • Kindle B.

    Best book available here for you on different genres Read more

    Kindle Books · 4 days ago
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  • Booie

    Love how its an architectural maserpiece

    Booie · 1 week ago
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  • Louis M.

    Lot of reconstruction when I went (April 2015) not much to do or see.

    Louis Matta · 1 week ago
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  • Lloyd G.

    Step into history and soak in the incredible architecture.

    Lloyd G · 2 weeks ago
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  • Booie

    You can go inside and marvel at the grandeur of the architecture .... Specially on the 3rd floor

    Booie · 2 weeks ago
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  • lizbeth h.

    Tiene unos murales y techos impresionantes !

    lizbeth hernandez · March 27
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  • Fernanda M.

    El Paraíso! 😍😍😍

    Fernanda Muleiro · March 24
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  • Leandro V.

    Amazing place! The architecture is beautiful, they have nice exhibitions and quiet places to read.

    Leandro Vicente · March 20
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  • Nadia C.

    Amazing place to get work done + great resources

    Nadia Chilmonik · March 20
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  • Karl B.

    Such beautiful architecture. Also be sure to stop by the bookstore on the third floor. Lots of high quality mementoes and Americana there.

    Karl B · March 17
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  • elizabeth n.

    Check out the AMAZING print collection. It is the largest and best in the US.

    elizabeth nehlich · March 11
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  • Carlos M.

    À Biblioteca mais linda q já conheci. Vale mt a pena conhecer

    Carlos Mancini · March 4
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  • justa g.

    Great photography exhibit.

    justa gypsy · March 1
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  • 🍚

    Beautiful library. Could spend hours exploring the building itself. Definitely worth going to as. New Yorker too. Not just a tourist attraction

    🍚 · March 1
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  • Mark H.

    Do the free tours!

    Mark H · February 25
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  • chiara

    Spettacolare !

    chiara · February 17
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  • Nayara M.

    Nice place to stay or work for a long time

    Nayara Mota · February 13
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  • Brett G.

    Yell "Get 'er" and run out screaming.

    Brett Garwood · February 10
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  • Cecilia J.

    Nice building with great exhibition in there ! However there are too many tourists there !

    Cecilia J. · February 9
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  • Emilio C.

    The inside of this place is awesome. There are way more laptops out than books!

    Emilio C · February 6
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  • Marcel C.

    Impossível não lembrar do filme dos Caça Fantasmas. (ghostbusters)

    Marcel Campos · February 5
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  • Melissa K.

    Go for the free tour! An easy way to get a glimpse of some of the most beautiful aspects of the building.

    Melissa Kania · February 3
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  • Hoang Son D.

    Make sure you take the free audio tour.

    Hoang Son Dao · January 29
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  • Lydia B.

    Simply amazed but the entire building!

    Lydia Berkennou · January 26
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  • Tara D.

    Always a great place to take visitors...and a great place to attempt to study! Best architecture around.

    Tara Dîana · January 19
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  • Victoria D.

    Tourists can get a free membership for 3 days just in a few minutes!

    Victoria Dim · January 18
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  • Dominique L.

    A good place to stop when it is cold outside, books optional

    Dominique Lecomte · January 17
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  • Calvyn d.

    The Dorot Jewish Division cosy nook to study.

    Calvyn du Toit · January 16
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  • Víctor @.

    WiFi gratuito, salas para leer, reunirse y trabajar. Si no produces algo aquí es porque no quieres.

    Víctor @pinedauno · January 13
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  • Tin K.

    Rose Reading Room temporarily closed (until Spring, they say).

    Tin Kadoic · January 10
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  • Kurt K.

    The Art of Learning

    Kurt Kelly · December 31, 2014
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  • Tara S.

    The names of the lions are Patience and Perseverance.

    Tara Spach · December 31, 2014
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  • Lucie K.

    Carrie and Mr.Big got (almost) married here!! :) magical place

    Lucie Kleckova · December 29, 2014
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  • Lily

    Warning: there are no books here. I repeat, this is not a lending library.

    Lily · December 28, 2014
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  • John P.

    The main reading room is temporarily closed. As an interim measure, the Library is accommodating patrons in smaller rooms on the second floor

    John Paterakis · December 24, 2014
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  • Sooa

    Squeeky floors.

    Sooa · December 24, 2014
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  • Joe G.

    Watching the white girls fight over plugs in the reading room so they can recharge their phones is HILARIOUS!

    Joe Guendert · December 23, 2014
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  • Minguz

    Bellissima ma la sala principale è chiuda per lavori di ristrutturazione fino a primavera 2015

    Minguz · December 17, 2014
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  • Tom M.

    Check out the Christmas tree!!!!!

    Tom Mansfield · December 14, 2014
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  • Bogdan S.

    Two-story underground book vault.The first level holds research materials, including rare books and manuscripts, available by request in the Reading Room. The second hold research books

    Bogdan Seredyak · November 29, 2014
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  • Erin M.

    The while library

    Erin McMahon · November 17, 2014
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  • Yaroslav P.

    Main hall is closed for 6 months

    Yaroslav Patrikeev · November 16, 2014
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  • Douglas E.

    Suba até o último andar. Pinturas lindíssimas em uma das salas de leitura...

    Douglas Evaristo · November 9, 2014
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  • Dainis

    You can get free access to the computer here (even if you are not an US citizen), just ask for the guest card at the reception.

    Dainis · November 9, 2014
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  • Vicky M.

    Sólo sentir el olor a libros me mata, es un sueño visitarla...para quien ama los libros.

    Vicky Montecinos · November 2, 2014
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  • Odi P.

    Tiene wifi gratis jeje, por si no tienen plan!!

    Odi Pax · October 27, 2014
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  • Kirsten L.

    Lighting, high ceiling, and wifi internet for study time

    Kirsten Lee · October 25, 2014
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  • Angel 9.

    All the things in print. All of them.

    Angel 9 · October 23, 2014
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  • Ronald B.

    There are no water fountains; you will die here. Which, I guess, isn't necessarily a terrible thing.

    Ronald Barba · October 21, 2014
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