New York City libraries

Bard Graduate Center library
The Bard Graduate Center Library’s mission is to support BGC students, faculty, and staff in their academic endeavors and research needs. Our non-circulating collection of 50,000 volumes, including monographs, bound periodicals, rare books, microforms, and videos, fosters advanced studies in the decorative arts, design history, and material culture. We provide reference assistance through workshops and personal appointments and staff our reference desk seven days per week throughout the academic year.

International Center of Photography library
The ICP Library is dedicated to the entire discipline of photography, housing an extensive collection of photobooks, periodicals, artist files, and digital resources. Its mission is to furnish information and inspiration to anyone interested in the medium. The Library is open to staff, faculty, ICP Members, and ICP Students during regular hours. It is open to the public by appointment.