127 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10023
Fully Accessible
Closed today
Day Date Hours
Monday 5/20 10 AM–7 PM
Tuesday 5/21 10 AM–7 PM
Wednesday 5/22 10 AM–7 PM
Thursday 5/23 10 AM–7 PM
Friday 5/24 10 AM–5 PM
Saturday 5/25 CLOSED
Sunday 5/19 CLOSED
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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.

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About the Library

Interior view of Riverside

The Riverside branch dates to 1897, when the Riverside Association donated its small collection to the New York Free Circulating Library. It has since evolved into a modern library located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.

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