Coronavirus (COVID-19) Alert
The Municipal Library is closed to the public until further notice.
Retrieval of city agency files from storage is available by appointment only.
Contact the Municipal Archives.
You can get help finding information on past City agency reports and studies. If you require extensive research, you should visit the Municipal Library. No appointment is necessary.
The Library is located at 31 Chambers Street, Room 111, in lower Manhattan.
It is open to the public on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9 AM to 4:30 PM and on Thursday from 9 AM until 6 PM. The Library is also open on the second and fourth Saturday of each month from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM. However, during November, the Library will be open on the first and third Saturday instead.
Get information about government publications.
Learn more about the City Hall Library.