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Library FAQ

Frequently asked questions about Monroe College libraries.


Bronx and New Rochelle Library Hours




Thomas P. Schnitzler Library
Jerome Hall (lower level)

2468 Jerome Avenue
Bronx, NY 10468
(646) 393-8333

Franklin Hall 
(enter through Main Hall)

434 Main Street
New Rochelle, NY 10801
(914) 740-6437
WINTER 2018 
Monday - Wednesday:
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday - Saturday:
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday - Thursday:
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday:
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Graduate Research Center

The Graduate Resarch Center
Ustin Hall - Room 215
2375 Jerome Avenue, Bronx, NY

Click below to enlarge King Graduate Research Center Hours:

Click below to download GRC hours in PDF format.


How to find books

How do I find a book?

Use Moecat, the Monroe colleges online catalog, to see if we have the book. 

Does the Library have ebooks?

Yes.  The library has thousands of eBooks.  Many eBooks can be found in the library's catalog, MoeCat, but the library also subscribes to eBooks on EBSCOhostGale Virtual Reference Library, and Credo Reference.  If you are off campus, you will need to log into MyMonroe

Suggest a book!

email us:

call us: 646-393-8333

Using e-Books

Using eBooks


e-Books may be used directly from the catalog. Simply type the word netlibrary into the MoeCat  library catalog search bar along with your search terms. 

(MoeCat Login: Library Name = Monroe College / No Password Required)

In the illustration below, the search netlibrary prisons returned the following results:


You may search within the text of any e-Book for keywords related to your research subject. You may download selected chapters (but not the whole book) for use in your research.

Using MoeCat

Searching the Catalog

Locating Books

The library has Reserve copies of most (but not all) current course textbooks. By presenting your Monroe ID, you may use them in the library to study for a class, but Reserve books may not be borrowed or taken from the library.

The library has Circulating copies of books in many subject areas, such as Criminal Justice, Business, Healthcare and Culinary Arts. These books may be borrowed and taken out, using your Monroe College ID.

In addition to standard-format print books, e-Books may be borrowed. E-books may be read online, at the library or remotely via MyMonroe. They are fully searchable, and selected chapters may be downloaded for use in your research. 

Our Reference collection contains standard, core titles in many disciplines for basic research. These books may be used in the library only.

Computers, Printing, WiFi

Is there WiFi in the library?

Both libraries provide wifi.

In the Bronx, log in with your username and password.

In New Rochelle, use Dorm Wifi

Student User Name & Login

Logging into the Library's Computers:

Username: First initial of first name + last name + last four numbers of your Monroe ID.

Password: First Initial of first name + First Initial of last name + last four numbers of your Social Security number. 


Username:  bobama0114

Password:  bo2020