444 Amsterdam Avenue (between West 81st and West 82nd Streets)
New York, NY 10024
Fully Accessible
Open today
10 AM–7 PM
Day Date Hours
Monday 7/4 CLOSED
Tuesday 7/5 10 AM–7 PM
Wednesday 6/29 10 AM–7 PM
Thursday 6/30 10 AM–7 PM
Friday 7/1 10 AM–6 PM
Saturday 7/2 CLOSED
Sunday 7/3 CLOSED

This Location Will Temporarily Close for Renovations Beginning August 15

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St. Agnes Library will close temporarily beginning Monday, August 15, to facilitate floor replacement and repairs throughout the building. The branch is expected to reopen in December. Sign up for updates about this branch through your account, and learn more about NYPL’s capital projects

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About the Library

Interior view of St. Agnes

Beginning in 1893 as a parish library at St. Agnes Chapel on West 91st Street, the St. Agnes Branch also housed a small collection for the Library for the Blind. In 1906, the St. Agnes Branch opened its doors in its present home on Amsterdam Avenue. The three-story structure—featuring gracefully arched windows at the first and second floors, and a strongly detailed roofline—was erected with funds given to the city by Andrew Carnegie for the construction of branch libraries throughout the five boroughs.

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