112 East 96th Street
New York, NY 10128
Partially Accessible

Please note that the elevator at this location does not service the third floor.

Temporarily Closed

This location will offer at-home COVID-19 tests for the general public on select days. Learn more.

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About the Library

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The 96th Street branch opened on September 1, 1905 and is one of the locations built with funds donated by Andrew Carnegie. Since then, it has become a vital center of information, learning, and recreation for a diverse community.

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