Hours and Directions

Visit Us

31 Chambers Street, New York, NY 10007
Leonora Gidlund Reference Room – Suite 103
Rebecca Rankin Reading Room – Suite 111
First Floor Gallery – Suite 109

Open to the Public

The Municipal Library and Archives research rooms at the New York City Department of Records & Information Services (DORIS) re-opened to the public with appropriate health and safety protocols in place. The research rooms are open by appointment only.

Records are available for public inspection and copying in Room 111 at 31 Chambers, New York, NY 10007 during regular business hours.  Please email research@records.nyc.gov to make an appointment. 

For Appointments:
-Library and Archives research, contact research@records.nyc.gov.
-Family History research, contact familyhistory@records.nyc.gov.


By subway

4, 5, 6 to Brooklyn Bridge
J, Z to Chambers Street
R to City Hall
A, C to Chambers Street
1, 2, 3 to Chambers Street

By bus

M1, M6, M15, M20, M22, M103, B51