Hours and Directions

Visit Us

31 Chambers Street, New York, NY 10007
Leonora Gidlund Reference Room – Suite 103
Rebecca Rankin Reading Room – Suite 111
First Floor Gallery – Suite 109

Open to the Public

The Municipal Library and Archives research rooms at the New York City Department of Records & Information Services (DORIS) re-opened to the public on July 12, 2021, with appropriate health and safety protocols in place. The research rooms are open by appointment only.

For Appointments:
-Library and Archives research, contact research@records.nyc.gov.
-Family History research, contact familyhistory@records.nyc.gov.


By subway

4, 5, 6 to Brooklyn Bridge
J, Z to Chambers Street
R to City Hall
A, C to Chambers Street
1, 2, 3 to Chambers Street

By bus

M1, M6, M15, M20, M22, M103, B51