2740 Barnes Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467
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Open today
10 AM–5 PM
Regular Hours
Day Hours
Monday 10 AM–6 PM
Tuesday 10 AM–6 PM
Wednesday 10 AM–6 PM
Thursday 10 AM–6 PM
Friday 10 AM–6 PM
Saturday 10 AM–5 PM
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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. 

Please note: Due to new Library policy, e-bikes, e-scooters, and electronic transportation devices are not permitted inside any NYPL location. This does not apply to mobility aids.

Now Open! Teen Center at Allerton Library

Allerton Library Teen Center, featuring work tables, books, colorful wall art, a smart board, and a 3-D printer.

Check out digital resources, tech equipment, art materials, and more at our newly expanded Teen Center. Teens 360° at Allerton Library is made possible by Mr. and Mrs. Evan R. Chesler. Learn more.

Request a Class Visit or Group Tour

Learn more about the Library’s wide array of free resources, classes, events, and more! Book an in-person or virtual class visit or group tour now.


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About the Library

Interior view of Allerton Library First Floor

The Allerton branch of The New York Public Library opened January 20, 1959. The adult, reference, and young adult areas are on the first floor, while the children's collection and a separate story-hour room are located on the second. There is a 74-seat auditorium used for library programs in the basement.

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