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  • Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm
  • Friday 9am-6pm
  • Saturday-Sunday 12noon-6pm

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Reference librarians are happy to help our library users with

  • defining research topics
  • suggesting sources of information
  • providing guidance on how to proceed with research

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Text-a-librarian: (646) 350-2717

  • To the best of our abilities, we will respond promptly.
  • If you do not get an answer as soon as you need it, call the reference desk during library hours at (212) 650-7611.

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Reference desk phone number: (212) 650-7611

  • Questions about research, or general library questions.

Circulation desk phone number: (212) 650-7155

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