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Inwood Library

4790 Broadway (near Dyckman St.)
New York, NY 10034-4916
(212) 942-2445

Fully accessible to wheelchairs

Library Manager: Danita Nichols

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*Children's section closes 15 minutes prior to branch closing

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The Inwood Branch - Manhattan's northernmost branch - serves a large multi-ethnic community.

The branch has strong Spanish-language collections and a small Russian-language collection, both including a wide range of audiobooks and DVDs. The branch also offers English classes for adults whose native tongue is another language. The children's room on the second floor includes space for programs; events for teenagers and adults take place in the auditorium. In 1902, NYPL began providing services to the Inwood neighborhood in collaboration with the Dyckman Library. Twenty-one years later NYPL expanded its presence in the area when it opened a sub-branch at a private house, to the study hall of the old George Washington High School, and to two other locations. Finally, in 1952, the branch moved into its present location in a three-story building on Broadway, just north of Dyckman Street.

A renovation through the Library's Adopt-a-Branch program was 

Upcoming Events

Saturday, October 25, 2014
10 a.m. Saturday Art Classes for Kids: Harlem Renaissance
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
11 a.m. Sacar el mayor provecho del Catalogo de la NYPL.
11 a.m. Knit and Crochet Circle
11 a.m. Knit and Crochet Circle
11:15 a.m. Toddler Story Time/Play Time
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