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New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building

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The New York Public Library’s Stephen A. Schwarzman Building is a landmark Beaux-Arts building on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street in Midtown Manhattan. This iconic building houses outstanding research collections in the humanities and social sciences and a circulating children’s library, home to the real Winnie-the-Pooh. Guarded by world-famous marble lions Patience and Fortitude, the Library houses architectural wonders include the stunning Map Division and the breathtaking Rose Main Reading Room, nearly the length of a football field. Don’t miss free exhibitions and daily tours.

General
  • Accessibility URL: Visit Link
  • Days Closed:
    • None
  • Direct Ticketing Link: Visit Link
  • Free:
  • Kid Friendly:
  • Multilingual Staff:
  • Senior Citizen Discounts:
  • View/Rooftop:
    • Park View
  • WiFi - Free:
Accessibility
  • Assisted Listening System: Yes
  • Braille: Yes
  • Open Captioned and/or Closed Captioned: Yes
  • Sign Language Interpretation: Yes
  • Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Business Continuity
  • Re-Opening Status: Closed Temp.
Facility Info
  • Reception Capacity 750
  • # of Private Rooms 6
  • Banquet Capacity 425