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Countee Cullen Library

104 West 136th Street (near Lenox Ave.)
New York, NY 10030-2695
(212) 491-2070

Fully accessible to wheelchairs

Library Manager: Victor Simmons

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We are home to the James Weldon Johnson Reference Collection for children, located in the Children’s Room on the second floor; books on the African-American experience; a reference collection, including college catalogs and financial aid information; and the African-American/Black Culture reference collection. Contact us!

The Countee Cullen Branch gives Harlem residents of all ages access to library services delivered in a friendly and effective manner, which will:

enable them to find, evaluate and use information effectivelyprovide the materials, programs and services needed to meet their informational and recreational needsprovide information related to services offered by community agencies and organizationsenable them to explore the rich Harlem culture and history

The Countee Cullen Branch opened on January 14, 1905, as the 135th Street 

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
11 a.m. Toddler Story Time
4 p.m. Game On! @ Countee Cullen
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
3 p.m. Countee Cullen Teen Tech Time
4 p.m. Family Movies
Thursday, September 4, 2014
11 a.m. Preschool Story Time
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