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Mertz Library

Library Hours

The Mertz Library is currently closed. 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

Contacts

E-mail: libref@nybg.org

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