18 West 53rd Street
New York, NY 10019
212-714-8400
Directions
Fully Accessible
Open today
11 AM–6 PM
Regular Hours
Day Hours
Monday 11 AM–6 PM
Tuesday 11 AM–6 PM
Wednesday 11 AM–6 PM
Thursday 11 AM–6 PM
Friday 11 AM–6 PM
Saturday 11 AM–6 PM
Sunday CLOSED

Explore recent reading trends at 53rd Street. You might even find your next great read!

Top Checkouts at 53rd Street Library

  • The day the crayons came home

    Cover of The day the crayons came home
  • Food truck fest

    Cover of Food truck fest
  • All the beauty in the world : the Metropolitan Museum of Art and me

    Cover of All the beauty in the world : the Metropolitan Museum of Art and me
  • Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow

    Cover of Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow
  • The journey

    Cover of The journey
  • Valentine's Day surprise

    Cover of Valentine's Day surprise
  • The covenant of water : a novel

    Cover of The covenant of water : a novel
  • The housemaid

    Cover of The housemaid

Staff Picks

  • Gravity's Rainbow

    Cover of Gravity's Rainbow

Art Exhibition: Véronique Coutant-Godard

linocuts childhood

Véronique Coutant-Godard is an American artist born in France, and lives currently in New York. She specializes in printmaking, exploring different techniques like linoleum cut, woodcut, lithograph and monotype.

Her focus is printmaking, specifically relief block printing. As a printmaker, she finds inspiration in nature, and from travelling overseas in Europe, Africa, and North  and South America. Her series of linocuts at the 53rd Street Library are inspired by Aesop’s Fables.

Shelf Help

Shelf Help logo

Discover our personalized book selection service! Tell us your reading interests and we’ll handpick five books just for you. When the books are ready, we’ll send you an email letting you know it’s time to come in for pickup. Get Shelf Help now!