Nolen Library in the Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education
The Nolen Library and the Children’s Reading Room are currently closed for construction. The library’s collection of reference books has been moved to Watson Library and is accessible there. Watson Library is open without appointment and the Cloisters Library is now open for research appointments.
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Location: Nolen Library is located in the Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education on the ground floor near the Museum's 81st Street entrance.