Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street
First Floor
Room 108
New York, NY 10018
Fully Accessible
Open today
10 AM–7:45 PM
Regular Hours
DeWitt Wallace Periodical Room
Day Hours
Monday: 10 AM–5:45 PM
Tuesday: 10 AM–7:45 PM
Wednesday: 10 AM–7:45 PM
Thursday: 10 AM–5:45 PM
Friday: 10 AM–5:45 PM
Saturday: 10 AM–5:45 PM
Sunday: CLOSED

About the Division

Cover of McClure's magazine from 1910 featuring woman in ornate dress playing a harp.

The DeWitt Wallace Periodical Room (Room 108) services current loose periodicals, current issues of 200 popular periodicals, and 22 domestic and foreign newspapers. The remaining thousands of bound print periodicals are requested through the Rose Main Reading Room (Room 315) on the third floor. The Periodicals Room is Wi-Fi enabled.

Visiting the Collection

Can researchers access the collection without an appointment?
Patrons are welcome to enter without an appointment to use the DeWitt Wallace Periodical Room for quiet study, and to access the general collections and the Library’s loose periodicals and newspapers.

Are consultations available and are they required before making an onsite research appointment?
Consultations are available for researchers who wish to discuss their research plans. Please book a consultation with one of our librarians. You do not have to have a consultation prior to your visit to the the Periodical Room or the General Research Division.

Who can researchers contact with further questions?
Please email us at with any additional queries.

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