The Gennadius Library is a privately supported Research and Rare book library. Its special collections include manuscripts, archives, rare books and works of art. Many of its holdings are invaluable and irreplaceable. Please respect the privilege of handling these items and help us preserve the marerial in the best possible way by following the rules and regulations of the Reading Room.
The Gennadius Library is non-circulating. No book or document may leave the library.
We welcome all serious researchers to use the Library and its collections.
First-time readers must apply for a library card. Please click on the "Apply Now" button below.
To avoid disappointment when you arrive at the library, and to find out what documents you need to bring to obtain this, please contact the desk attendant at: firstname.lastname@example.org
All readers must follow the instructions of the desk attendants and abide by the rules and regulations of the Reading Room. Please consult the reading room rules prior to visiting the library.
Regular Academic year hours (September-June)
Open Stacks Research Collection Rare Books & Special Collections
Monday 9:00 to 16:45 Monday 10:00 to 15:30
Tuesday 9:00 to 16:45 Tuesday 10:00 to 15:30
Wednesday 9:00 to 16:45 Wednesday 10:00 to 15:30
Thursday 9:00 to 19:45 Thursday 12:00 to 19:00
Friday 9:00 to 16:45 Friday 10:00 to 15:30
Saturday 9:00 to 13:45 Saturday 10:00 to 12:00
Please review the Rules and Regulations.