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Library Closing Information


Annual Holiday Closings 

  • New Year's Day *
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Presidents' Day
  • Easter
  • Memorial Day weekend (Saturday, Sunday, and Monday)
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day weekend (Saturday, Sunday, and Monday)
  • Columbus Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day *

* Note: NYPL locations close early on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.

Other Closings


Soundview Library

  • The Soundview Library will be closed for renovations from January 2, 2015 through May 2, 2015. We expect to re-open Monday, May 4, 2015. During this time, we encourage you to use Castle Hill Library or Clason's Point Library. Hold requests that are received while we are closed may be picked up at Clason's Point Library.

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 Library, 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

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