Location

Arnhold Hall
55 W 13th Street
2nd & 9th Floor
New York, New York 10011
212.229.5307 x4803

Collections

The Performing Arts Library is where you can find music scores, scripts for plays, and books about music, theater, and dance.

Access

The New School Library locations are open to all with access to campus buildings. See Access to Campus for the latest updates to community and visitor access.

Accessibility

Arnhold Hall is accessible via elevators on the ground level to the 2nd and 9th floors.

The nearest accessible subway lines are the L/N/Q/R/W trains at 14th St.-Union Square station and the A/C/E/B/D/F/M trains at W 4th St/Washington Square. You can check the MTA's site for Elevator and Escalator status.

Location

Arnhold Hall
55 W 13th Street
2nd & 9th Floor
New York, New York 10011
212.229.5307 x4803

Transit

14th St./6th Ave. & 7th Ave.

14th St./Union Sq. 

W 4th St./Washington Sq. 

Directions

The Performing Arts Library is located inside Arnhold Hall at 55 West 13th Street, about half a block west of the University Center along 13th Street.

From 14th Street and 6th Avenue, head south one block on 6th Avenue, then turn left (East) onto 13th Street. Arnhold Hall is located about halfway down the block on the left (North) side, and is marked with red New School banners.

From Union Square, head west along 14th Street to 5th Avenue, then turn left and walk South for one block before turning right (East) onto 13th Street. Arnhold Hall is located about halfway down the block on the right (North) side, and is marked with red New School banners.

The Performing Arts Library's service desk is located on the second floor, as are music scores and the reading room. Books on music, dance, and drama as well as the script collection are on the ninth floor. Self-Check Out machines are available on the 9th floor to borrow and return materials.

Sunday, Nov 27 Closed for Thanksgiving break
Monday, Nov 28 8:45am - 8:45pm
Tuesday, Nov 29 8:45am - 8:45pm
Wednesday, Nov 30 8:45am - 8:45pm
Thursday, Dec 01 8:45am - 8:45pm
Friday, Dec 02 8:45am - 6:45pm
Saturday, Dec 03 8:45am - 4:45pm
Sunday, Dec 04 Closed
Monday, Dec 05 8:45am - 8:45pm
Tuesday, Dec 06 8:45am - 8:45pm
Wednesday, Dec 07 8:45am - 8:45pm
Thursday, Dec 08 8:45am - 8:45pm
Friday, Dec 09 8:45am - 6:45pm
Saturday, Dec 10 8:45am - 4:45pm
Sunday, Dec 11 Closed
Monday, Dec 12 8:45am - 8:45pm
Tuesday, Dec 13 8:45am - 8:45pm
Wednesday, Dec 14 8:45am - 8:45pm
Thursday, Dec 15 8:45am - 8:45pm
Friday, Dec 16 8:45am - 6:45pm
Saturday, Dec 17 8:45am - 4:45pm
Sunday, Dec 18 Closed
Monday, Dec 19 10:45am - 4:45pm
Tuesday, Dec 20 10:45am - 4:45pm
Wednesday, Dec 21 Closed
Thursday, Dec 22 Closed
Friday, Dec 23 Closed
Saturday, Dec 24 Closed
Sunday, Dec 25 Closed
Monday, Dec 26 Closed
Tuesday, Dec 27 Closed