18 West 53rd Street
New York, NY 10019
212-714-8400
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11 AM–5 PM
Day Date Hours
Monday 5/30 CLOSED
Tuesday 5/31 11 AM–6 PM
Wednesday 6/1 11 AM–6 PM
Thursday 5/26 11 AM–5 PM
Friday 5/27 11 AM–6 PM
Saturday 5/28 CLOSED
Sunday 5/29 CLOSED

This location will offer at-home COVID-19 tests for the general public on select days. Learn more.

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Discover all the Library has to offer! Visit your local branch for books, Wi-Fi, computers, classes, stimulating and entertaining programs, and much more for all ages. 

Did you know? The Library no longer charges late fines! Find out more and plan your visit. 

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The 53rd Street branch of The New York Public Library is a bright, inviting oasis of books and learning in the center of Midtown Manhattan.

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