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Riverside Library

127 Amsterdam Avenue (at W. 65th St.)
New York, NY 10023-6447
(212) 870-1810

Fully accessible to wheelchairs

Library Manager: Magally Gomila

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In 1897, the Riverside Association gave its small collection of books to the New York Free Circulating Library. Just four years later, Riverside became a branch of The New York Public Library and, in 1905, moved in at 190 Amsterdam Avenue, a building constructed with funds from Andrew Carnegie. The branch remained there for nearly 87 years, the last 23 in a modern building that replaced the old one at the same site. In September 1992, the Riverside Branch re-opened in a new building at 127 Amsterdam Avenue. The main floor holds the adult collection, including print and non-print materials.The second floor is a combined Children's and Young Adult space.

Upcoming Events

Today
11:15 a.m. Midweek Movie
12 noon Lunchtime Play!
2 p.m. Knitting Circle
Thursday, April 17, 2014
12 noon Lunchtime Play!
1 p.m. Retro Gaming for Adults
More upcoming events