Visit the Library

Visit the Library

The Library reading rooms are open by appointment. We will make every attempt to accommodate NYAM Fellows and Members when they would like to use the collections. Please contact us before arriving so we can be sure someone will be available for assistance.

Tuesday to Friday
10:00 am4:45 pm

Hartwell Reading Room

The Drs. Barry and Bobbi Coller Rare Book Reading Room

Before you make an appointment, please search our online catalog. Let us know which materials you need from our collection, And we will have your items waiting for you when you arrive. If you're not sure where to start, contact our Reference Librarians. Note: Collections are housed in closed stacks and are not available for browsing.

Patrons may request up to 10 items per day from the closed stacks area.

Before you Visit

We take security seriously. You may also want to know about our copy and print services and wireless access. If you have other questions, please see our Library FAQ.

The New York Academy of Medicine is wheelchair accessible via a ramp at the entrance to the building, as well as by elevators. If you have any comments, questions, or suggestions regarding our handicap accessibility, please contact us.

Please note: Materials obtained through the New York Academy of Medicine Library are for general information purposes only and cannot replace the care of a medical professional. Please consult your physician on specific medical questions.

Visit Us

1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street
New York, NY 10029

Open by appointment
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
10 AM - 4:45 PM
12 PM - 6:45 PM


Drop-in Tours
Join us on the first Monday of every month (excluding holidays) to see highlights from the collection in the Drs. Barry and Bobbi Coller Rare Book Reading Room. Meet at 12 pm in the lobby.

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