This magnificent Beaux-Arts building is located at 5th Avenue and 42nd Street in the heart of Manhattan. Opened in 1911, the building is guarded by the world renowned Edward Clark Potter lions, Patience and Fortitude.
Fees available upon request.
Appointments are necessary.
Personalized tours of the building and the Library's wide variety of exhibits can be arranged for you and your guests during your event. Details and fees upon request.
Rental clients are entitled to a discount at The Library Shop (for merchandise purchased for use during their rental event only). Please ask your Event Coordinator for details.
Any tenting or use of the exterior of the Library, including the Front Steps and Plaza areas, require permission from Bryant Park Restoration Corporation. Fees apply.