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It is not mandetory to make an appointment before visiting the library.  However, if you have a detailed research question, or if you would like a tutorial for a specific tool, it is helpful to make an appointment ahead of time.

Additionally, if you are making a visit and you know the books you want to use, please try to emaill ahead of time so that these materials can be ready and waiting for you at the desk when you arrive.


Schedule an Appointment with a Librarian

Make an Appointment with a Librarian

1. You must make an appointment at least five business days in advance. Please check the box to confirm that you understand. *
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2. What is your appointment in regards to?
Research with physical books or other materials in the collection
Help using electronic resources
Technology assistance
3. Briefly, what is your research question, or the purpose of your visit? *
4. Keeping in mind that appointments are available Monday through Friday from 10am until 5pm, please suggest a date and time (or multiple dates and times) when you would like to schedule your appointment. A librarian will email you to confirm your appointment time.

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Library Hours

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.


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