Photo of a book in the Mertz Library's rare book room

In accordance with government regulations for public density, the Mertz Library is temporarily closed through March 31. Click here for more information.

Mertz Library

Library Hours

The Mertz Library will be closed through March 31, 2020. Limited Plant Info and reference service are available below.

Today’s Hours: Closed

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: Closed
Friday: Closed
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Please enter by the Mosholu Entrance if using the Library on a Monday. NYBG grounds are closed to the Public on Mondays, but the Library is open. The Library is closed Saturday, Sunday and Holidays. Library hours are subject to change during summer months.