446 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10016
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10 AM–5 PM
Day Date Hours
Monday 5/30 CLOSED
Tuesday 5/31 10 AM–6 PM
Wednesday 6/1 10 AM–6 PM
Thursday 5/26 10 AM–5 PM
Friday 5/27 10 AM–6 PM
Saturday 5/28 CLOSED
Sunday 5/29 CLOSED
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Interior view of Kips Bay Library

The Kips Bay Branch of The New York Public Library opened in 1972, replacing two former libraries: St. Gabriel's and Nathan Straus. The branch is named after a 17th-century farmer, Jacobus Kip, whose farm extended from Second Avenue and 35th Street to the bay that came to bear his name.

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