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Planning a Visit to Schlesinger Library

We look forward to seeing you! The Schlesinger Library is open to the public and welcomes all visitors. The Schlesinger Library is a non-circulating, special collection within the Harvard Library.


Regular Hours

  • Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • The Reading Room closes at 4:45pm.
  • We are closed on Sundays.

Closings & Holidays

Directions & Accomodations

We are located in Radcliffe Yard, three blocks outside of Harvard Square at Fay House, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138.

Visitors are encouraged to use public transportation, since parking is limited.