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Library Closing Information


2016 Holiday Closings 

  • New Year's Day *, January 1
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 18
  • Presidents' Day, February 15
  • Easter, March 27
  • Memorial Day weekend (Saturday, Sunday, and Monday), May 28–30
  • Independence Day weekend (Saturday, Sunday, and Monday), July 2-4
  • Labor Day weekend (Saturday, Sunday, and Monday), September 3–5
  • Columbus Day, October 10
  • Veterans Day, November 11
  • Thanksgiving Day, November 24
  • Christmas Day *, December 25

Note: NYPL locations close early the day before Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and New Year's Eve.

Other Closings

Is your neighborhood location temporarily closed? Search for another location nearby or review  PDFs of locations in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island. (Hours listed on PDFs are subject to change. Check individual location pages for the most up to date information.)


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 LibraryMelrose Library, and Hunts Point Library. Hold requests that are received while we close may be picked up at Hunts Point Library. To select another location, login to your account online or speak to a library staff member.


Donnell Library Center

  • The 53rd Street Library is expected to reopen Summer 2016.