Library Closed for face to face services

The Library will be closed for face to face services until further notice.
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  • When Mar 18, 2020 12:00 AM to May 25, 2020 11:55 PM (America/New_York / UTC-400)
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As a result of current events, we would like to remind the York community that the Library is here to support students and faculty as they continue the spring 2020 semester.

Library Hours
The Library is physically closed until further notice. 

Reference Help
Online help is available between 8:30AM-8PM Mon-Fri and 10AM-4PM on Saturday. Please contact us via email ( or use the chat box on the right side of this page.

Accessing library resources from off-campus
To access resources from off-campus you must log in with the barcode on the back of your York ID. If you have problems logging in please contact the library staff by email ( or using the chat on the right-hand side of the page. 

Fines and renewals

In recognition of the extraordinary circumstances we are facing, overdue and recall fines will not be charged for books, DVDs, or equipment for the rest of the semester. Books from the stacks can be renewed up to nine times as long as another library patron does place a recall. These changes apply to faculty, staff, and students.

Off-Campus Access

Wall Street Journal Access Pass
The Library is delighted to present to all York College students, faculty, and staff full access to the digital version of the Wall Street Journal.

New York Times Digital Academic Pass
The Library is proud to present to all York College students, faculty and staff an 'Academic Pass' to the digital version of the New York Times. The Academic Pass provides you with full access to and the smartphone apps* for a period of 52 weeks from the date you activate it.

The library is now sponsoring BrowZine, a great new service that allows you to discover, browse and read the library’s top scholarly journals, in a fast and easy to use interface.

Post your research in Academic Works
CUNY now has an open access institutional repository, CUNY Academic Works, which collects and provides online, public access to the scholarly work produced by York College faculty and the CUNY community.

Contact Information

Reference Desk

Circulation and Reserve


Fax 718-262-2997

Faculty and Staff

CUNY Library Locations