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

The Mertz Library is open. Learn more about current services and hours.

Mertz Library

Library Hours

Today’s Hours: Closed

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: Closed
Sunday: Closed


Phone: (718)-817-8827

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