The Library Hours, Location, and Contact Information

Spring Semester (January 19 – May 10)

Sunday: 10:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Monday – Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Holiday schedule

Wednesday, March 23       Erev Purim                          Closes at 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, April  21            Erev Pesah                         Closes at 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 24                Pesah                                Closed


The Library Location
The Jewish Theological Seminary

3080 Broadway (corner of 122nd Street)
New York, NY 10027

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Special Collections Hours

The Special Collections (rare books, manuscripts, graphics, ephemera, and art materials) are closed for the duration of the construction project. Our curators and librarians will assist users with accessing available digital images of special collections materials.  Please call (212) 678-8973 or email  us at for assistance.  

The archives are open for on-site use. Please compete the archives request form and make an appointment.

The Library is closed on all Jewish holidays and on the following national holidays:
New Year's Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Presidents' Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day

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The Library Phone Numbers
General Information: (212) 678-8844; (212)-678-8081

Archives: (212) 678-8973
Circulation Desk: (212) 678-8844
Director of Library Services: (212) 678-8982
Fax Machines: (212) 678-8891
Gifts: (212) 678-8075
Interlibrary Loans: (212) 678-8081
Jewish Art Collection: (212) 678-8975
Librarian: (212) 678-8075
Librarian, Special Collections: (212) 678-8973
Library Office, Membership and Sales: (212) 678-8075
Music and Microforms Collections: (212) 678-8081
Reference Desk: (212) 678-8081; (212-678-8844

The Library Staff


David Kraemer, Joseph J. and Dora Abbell Librarian
Naomi M. Steinberger, Director of Library Services
Hector Guzman, Executive Assistant

Harriet Atik, Senior Cataloger 

Ina Rubin Cohen, Public Services Librarian

Yevgen ia Dizenko, Digitzation Technician 

Anna Dukhovny, Technical Services Clerk

Cecily Dyer, E-reserves and e-resources Librarian

Paul Jiang, Systems and Digitization Librarian
Sharon Liberman Mintz, Curator of Jewish Art

 Rita Lifton, Senior Cataloger

Jeremy Meyerowitz, Public Services Librarian
Elena Milkova, Technical Services Clerk  

Clifford B. Miller, Senior Cataloger

Lisa Rohde, Cataloger

Jay Rovner, Manuscript Bibliographer

Jerry Schwarzbard, Henry R. and Miriam Ripps Schnitzer Librarian for Special Collections