Friends of the Cooper Union Library
 
 

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The Cooper Union Library, with its abundance of natural light and open space, is an inviting, attractive, and friendly place to do research, read, browse the web, or just relax.
It is an oasis from the stressful day-to-day world, and a place of inspiration and discovery.

It is now possible for alumni, neighbors, researchers, and visitors to enjoy the Library's offerings as part of its Friends program, with all proceeds benefiting the Cooper Union Library.

  • ALUMNI
    Cooper Union alumni have always been welcome to use, but not borrow, the Library’s books and materials.
    Now, for a nominal annual fee, with special discounted rates for recent graduates, alumni can borrow circulating items.
    For this inaugural year only, the $25 annual rate is extended to the classes of 2013 through 2016!

  • NEIGHBORS
    If you live or work nearby and need a break from city noise, the tranquil atmosphere of a specialized college library might be just what you need.

  • RESEARCHERS
    Immerse yourself in the Cooper Union Library’s rich, browsable, specialized collections in architecture, art, and engineering.
    Off-site? Not here! All materials are housed within the Library, which also offers a substantial
    collection
    in the humanities and sciences, including holdings in the history of New York City and Native American studies.

  • VISITORS
    Staying in New York City for just a few days, or perhaps the whole summer, and need a place to study?
    The Cooper Union Library offers weekly or monthly passes at reasonable rates for in-house use (sorry, no borrowing privileges).

 


The Library is located on the ground floor of the Cooper Union Foundation Building. Click on the map image below to go to a live Google map.

Email questions and comments to library.friends@cooper.edu

       
 

 

 
   
           
  Last updated December 6, 2016