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All NYPL locations will close at 3 PM on December 24 and will be closed on December 25.

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Library Closings


Holiday Closings

  • November 11 (Veterans Day)
  • November 27 (Thanksgiving Day)
  • December 24 (Christmas Eve)
    All locations will close at 3:00 PM
  • December 25 (Christmas Day)
  • December 31 (New Year’s Eve)
    All locations will close at 3:00 PM

Other Closings


Woodstock Library

  • The Woodstock Library will be closed from September 1, 2014 until late 2016 for an extensive renovation. During this period we encourage you to visit the following branches: Morrisania Library at 610 East 169th Street, Melrose Library at 910 Morris Avenue and the Hunt's Point Library at 877 Southern Boulevard. Hold requests that are received while we close may be picked up at the Hunt's Point Library located at 877 Southern Boulevard. To select another location, login to your account online or speak to a library staff member.


Aguilar Library

  • Aguilar Library is temporarily closed to facilitate branch improvements and will reopen by the summer of 2015. During this time, items requested for pickup at Aguilar Library will be delivered to the nearby 125th Street branch, located at 224 East 125th Street. Any items that need to be returned to the Library can be returned at any NYPL branch in Manhattan, the Bronx, and Staten Island. Branches closest to Aguilar Library include the 96th St. Library and the 125th St. Library.

Donnell Library Center

  • The Donnell Library is expected to reopen Winter 2015.

Terence Cardinal Cooke-Cathedral Library

  • The Cathedral Library closed temporarily, beginning on January 6th, 2014, to facilitate necessary repairs to the building's facade. The branch is scheduled to reopen in early, 2015. During this temporary closure, we encourage you to visit the following nearby branches: *58th Street Library, 127 East 58th Street (between Park & Lexington Aves.) *Grand Central Library, 135 East 46th Street (between Lexington & Third Aves.) During the time your hold requests can be picked up at Grand Central Library at 135 East 46th Street (between Lexington & Third Aves.); Grand Central Library can be reached at (212) 621-0670.