New York Public Library - Van Nest Library

2147 Barnes Avenue (near Pelham Parkway South)
Bronx, NY 10462

(718) 829-5864


The Van Nest Branch of The New York Public Library, which opened in 1967, is an attractive building with a white facade. It is located in a busy commercial area on Barnes Avenue near Lydig Avenue. This one-story facility houses adult, young adult, and children's collections. All parts of the library, with the exception of the restroom, are wheelchair-accessible.

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  • Place Cost Free
  • Place Hours
    Sunday closed
    Monday 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Tuesday 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Wednesday 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Thursday 11:00am - 7:00pm
    Friday 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm

New York Public Library - Van Nest Library: From the Parents


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