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The New York Public Library will be closed on Sunday, April 5.

Tours at NYPL


Building and exhibition tours for the public are offered at specific library locations.

Schwarzman Building Tours

Free docent-guided tours for walk-in visitors are available. All group tours must be scheduled in advance. Read More ›

Schomburg Tours

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture of The New York Public Library is generally recognized as the world’s leading research library devoted exclusively to documenting the history and cultural development of peoples of African descent worldwide. From its founding in 1925 during the Harlem Renaissance, the Center has amassed vast collections of over 10 million items.

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SIBL Tours

Science, Industry and Business Library 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street New York, NY 10016

A free one-hour tour is offered Thursdays at 2 p.m. Meet at the Reception Desk on the Street Level. For information, call ASKNYPL (917-275-6975).

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