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Welcome to the Monroe College Library

Information on academic support on campus (in-person) and virtually.

Using the New York Public Library's Bronx Library Center

Visit the Bronx Library Center

The Bronx Library Center is nearbyIt's a great place to study. 


  • extended open hours,

  • free Wifi,

  • quiet study areas,

  • a career center, 

  • an outdoor deck area, and

  • laptops available to use onsite.


You can borrow print and e-books, use the Latino & Puerto Rican Heritage Collection, and attend free classes & events.

Bronx Library Center Location & Hours

Bronx library Center

310 East Kingsbridge Road


(718) 579-4244

                REGULAR HOURS




  9 AM–9 PM 


  9 AM–9 PM


  9 AM–9 PM


  9 AM–9 PM


 10 AM–8 PM


 10 AM–8 PM


Bronx Library Center Services

Visitor Guide

Learn all about the programs and services the Bronx Library Center has to offer those in the community and afar.

Exterior of Bronx Library Center

Virtual Career Services

To support your career and job search needs, we are currently offering virtual Career and Resilience Coaching via phone or Skype and access to library resources from home.

A group of standing patrons engage in discussion

Latino and Puerto Rican Cultural Center

Visit the 4th floor Latino and Puerto Rican Cultural Center to browse our collection and enjoy monthly art exhibitions.

Apply for a NYPL Library Card

Get a Digital Library Card today in a few easy steps

If you are 13 or older and live, work, attend school, or pay property taxes in New York State, you can get a free digital library card right now using this online form. Visitors to New York State can also use this form to apply for a temporary card.

With a digital library card you get free access to the Library’s wide array of digital resources—including e-books, databases, educational resources, and more.

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BLC Visitor Guide

Bronx Library Center: Visitor Guide (Selected Services)

Bronx Library Center, 310 East Kingsbridge Road, Bronx 10458.  Tel: 718-579-4244

Discover the largest public library in the Bronx: New York City’s first municipal green building. Opened in January 2006 to accommodate the area’s rapidly growing population, the Bronx Library Center features six floors of innovative spaces for learning as well as enriching programs for all ages.  

Concourse Level

English Classes (Tel: 718-579-4222)

  • English/ESOL: Classes for people who want to learn and improve their English. These classes offer speaking & listening, also some reading & writing.

  • Reading & Writing classes: Classes for people who speak English, but need help with reading and writing in English.



Technology Training Center

  • ​​Free computer classes for adults. Classes are 1 session and are 2 hours long. A new schedule is offered each month. Pre-registration is required. Call 718-579-4244 for more information. Registration starts on the last Friday of each month at 1 PM on a first come, first serve basis.


Fifth Floor (Career Services - Tel: 718-579-4260)

New York City Programs (Tel: 311)

  • Job searching and resume help are available.
  • idNYC - By appointment only.  Get your free IDNYC card.  Please call 311 for an appointment.
  • NYCitizenship (Concourse Level: Rm. C33) - by appointment only.  Meet with a free, trusted lawyer.  Apply for citizenship easily. Call 311 for an appointment (Fridays, 9-5)
  • Financial Counseling - free and confidential. (Concourse Level: Rm. C33)   Call 311 for an appointment. (4th Saturday of the month from 10 am - 2 pm)

A Monroe College Research Guide