The Library makes its collections available and accessible to all onsite users. The collections, with the exception of the Members Circulating Library, may not be checked out except on campus to the offices of Garden staff and students in the Graduate Program and the School of Professional Horticulture. Additionally, rare books, special collection and oversized materials may only be consulted in the Library.
The LuEsther T. Mertz Library is not affiliated with the New York Public Library.
Information about Interlibrary Loan Services can be found here:
Monday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Please enter by the Mosholu Gate if using the Library on a Monday. NYBG grounds are closed to the Public on Mondays, but the Library is open. The Library is closed Saturday, Sunday and Holidays. Library hours are subject to change during summer months.