104 West 136th Street
New York, NY 10030
212-491-2070
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Partially Accessible

Please note that the ADA lift is out of order at this location.

Open today
11 AM–7 PM
Regular Hours
Day Hours
Monday 11 AM–7 PM
Tuesday 11 AM–7 PM
Wednesday 11 AM–7 PM
Thursday 11 AM–7 PM
Friday 11 AM–5 PM
Saturday 11 AM–5 PM
Sunday CLOSED

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

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About the Library

Interior view of Countee Cullen Library

The Countee Cullen Branch gives Harlem residents of all ages access to library services delivered in a friendly and effective manner. We are home to the James Weldon Johnson Reference Collection for children, books on the African-American experience, a reference collection, including college catalogs and financial aid information, and the African-American/Black Culture reference collection.

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