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You can get information about the three library systems in New York City.

Use Site Finder to search for a Library.

You can learn more about all branches of the New York Public Library (NYPL) system, including:

  • Locations
  • Hours
  • Services
  • Events

NYPL serves the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island.

Online

Visit the New York Public Library website.

By Phone

  • Agency: New York Public Library
  • Phone Number: (212) 930-0800
  • Business Hours: Monday - Saturday: 9 AM - 6 PM

You can learn more about the Brooklyn Public Library system including:

  • Locations
  • Hours
  • Services
  • Events

Online

Visit the Brooklyn Public Library website.

By Phone

  • Agency: Brooklyn Public Library
  • Phone Number: (718) 230-2100
  • Business Hours: Monday - Thursday: 9 AM - 9 PM; Friday - Saturday: 9 AM - 6 PM; Sunday: 1 PM - 5 PM

You can learn more about the Queens Public Library system including:

  • Locations
  • Hours
  • Services
  • Events

Online

Visit the Queens Public Library website.

By Phone

  • Agency: Queens Borough Public Library
  • Phone Number: (718) 990-0700
  • Business Hours: Monday - Thursday: 9 AM - 9 PM; Friday: 9 AM - 7 PM; Saturday: 10 AM - 5 PM; Sunday: Noon - 5 PM

Read Away Your Fees Program

Readers up to the age of 21 can erase all their library fines and fees by participating in the “Read Away Your Fees” program. For roughly every 30 minutes you read, you will get a $1 non-transferrable Library Buck Coupon. Reading takes place inside the library and can be any material of choice. This program is available year around.

Call 311 for assistance.

Contact your local library for information about the Summer Reading Program.

Learn more about the Summer Reading Program.

You can make a complaint about a library branch or library employee in each of the library systems in New York City.

Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island

Online

Make a complaint about a library in the Bronx, Manhattan, or Staten Island.

By Phone

  • Agency: New York Public Library
  • Phone Number: (212) 930-0800
  • Business Hours: Monday - Saturday: 9 AM - 6 PM

  • Agency: Brooklyn Public Library
  • Phone Number: (718) 230-2100
  • Business Hours: Monday - Thursday: 9 AM - 9 PM; Friday - Saturday: 9 AM - 6 PM; Sunday: 1 PM - 5 PM

  • Agency: Queens Borough Public Library
  • Phone Number: (718) 990-0700
  • Business Hours: Monday - Thursday: 9 AM - 9 PM; Friday: 9 AM - 7 PM; Saturday: 10 AM - 5 PM; Sunday: Noon - 5 PM