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

In addition to regular hours, the library will be open this Saturday, Sept. 23rd 12pm-4pm

Mertz Library

Library Hours

Today’s Hours: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. (Sept. 23rd)
Sunday: Closed


Phone: (718)-817-8827

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