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Library Closings

Holiday Closings

  • April 20 (Easter)
  • May 24 - May 26 (Memorial Day)
  • July 4 - July 5 (Independence Day)
  • August 30 - September 1 (Labor Day)
  • October 13 (Columbus Day)
  • November 11 (Veterans Day)
  • November 27 (Thanksgiving Day)
  • December 24 (Christmas Eve)
    All locations will close at 5:00 PM
  • December 25 (Christmas Day)
  • December 31 (New Year’s Eve)
    All locations will close at 5:00 PM

Other Closings

Manhattan

125th Street Library

  • The 125th Street Branch Library will be closing effective October 1st to facilitate branch improvements and will re-open sometime in early 2014. For the duration of the closing, items requested for pickup at 125th Street will instead be delivered to the nearby Harlem Branch, located at 9 West 124th Street. You may select an alternate pickup location for any items not already arrived or in transit to the Harlem Branch Library.

Donnell Library Center

  • As of August 30, 2008, The Donnell Library Center is closed. Please visit one of the other branches of The New York Public Library.

Hudson Park Library

  • The Hudson Park Library will be closed temporarily beginning December 16, 2013, to facilitate necessary upgrades to the building's heating and cooling systems. The branch is scheduled to reopen in May 2014.
    During this temporary closure, we encourage you to visit the following nearby branches:
    Jefferson Market Library, 425 Avenue of the Americas (at 10th Street)
    Mulberry Street Library, 10 Jersey Street (between Lafayette & Mulberry Streets)
    During this time, your hold requests can be picked up at Jefferson Market Library, 425 Avenue of the Americas (at 10th Street) tel. (212) 243-4334.

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 September, 2014. 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.