New York Public Library - Riverside Library

127 Amsterdam Avenue (at W. 65th St.)
New York, NY 10023

(212) 870-1810


In 1897, the Riverside Association gave its small collection of books to the New York Free Circulating Library. Just four years later, Riverside became a branch of The New York Public Library and, in 1905, moved in at 190 Amsterdam Avenue, a building constructed with funds from Andrew Carnegie.

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

New York Public Library - Riverside Library: From the Parents


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