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The flagship location of The New York Public Library, the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building is a premier research center renowned for its extraordinary historical collections and its commitment to providing free and equal access to its resources.

As of Monday, November 16, the Library is temporarily suspending onsite research appointments as part of our efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19. Read more about the Library's gradual reopening. We are pleased to continue to offer one-on-one virtual consultations with Library staff to determine how your research needs may be met remotely. If you are unsure which division or research center you are looking for, contact Ask NYPL.

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