Mon - Thurs: 10 am-8 pm
Fri & Sat: 10 am-5 pm

The Baychester Branch of The New York Public Library has been providing library services to Co-op City and the surrounding community since its opening in 1973. Occupying a single floor, the air-conditioned library has separate adult, young adult and children's collections. The extensive reference collection includes periodicals, newspapers and electronic services. A meeting room often used for library programs seats 70. The branch's location, in the Bartow Shopping Center, makes the library a very popular resource for community residents and contributes to its being one of the busiest branches in the Bronx.

The library has a small circulating collection of descriptive videos for the blind and visually impaired; a Personal Reading Machine; computer screen magnification software, and a Closed-Circuit Television Enlarger.

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