** Please note the BGC will be closed for the holidays from December 20th, 2014 through January 2nd, 2015. **
The Library reference desk will re-open for the Spring 2015 semester on Tuesday, January 20th.

BGC Library Catalog


On the BGC Library Blog:

In the Library exhibition case:

New resources:

The BGC Library has acquired its first iPad app!

For fall 2014, we're displaying "Images of Nineteenth Century New York" in honor of Visualizing 19th-Century New York in the Focus Gallery.

Our newest database subscription, Proquest's "Art and Architecture Archive," digitizes Country Life, among other publications.

We've also just subscribed to the full-text Women's Wear Daily archive.

About the Library


38 West 86th Street
New York, NY 10024

The reference desk is located on the second floor, opposite the elevator.

Library Staff
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Library Hours

The library's collections and study spaces are available to members of the BGC community during all building hours at 38 West 86th Street.

Outside researchers may visit by appointment (reference@bgc.bard.edu), which are generally available during reference desk hours or by special arrangement during the summer and semester breaks.

Fall 2014 Building Hours

Mondays–Thursdays: 8:00 am–10:45 pm
Fridays–Sundays: 8:00 am–9:45 pm

The BGC will be closed from December 20th, 2014 through January 2nd, 2015 for the holidays.

Fall 2014 Reference Desk Hours

Mondays–Fridays: 11:00 am–6:00 pm (Fridays 4:30 pm)
Sundays: 12:00 pm–5:00 pm