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Research 101: Directions to library and library maps

Directions to the library

The library entrance is on the 3rd floor of the A building, at 475 Grand Concourse Ave., Bronx NY 10451.

The library's room number is 308. (The audio-visual room is room 309, across the hallway).

By subway: take the 2/4/5 to 149th Street and Grand Concourse. We are located directly above the subway, on the southwest corner of the intersection.

Unfortunately, this subway stop has no elevator. If you need an elevator, the nearest subway station with an elevator is the 2/5 stop at 149th Street and Third Ave. (the Hub).

By bus: both the Bx1 and the Bx19 stop at 149th Street and Grand Concourse.

Driving Directions:

  • From Manhattan, take the FDR drive north to the Willis Avenue Bridge to the Major Deegan Expressway (87N). Proceed north to Exit 3. Take the right fork in the exit ramp to the Grand Concourse and proceed north to East 149th Street.
  • From Queens, take the Triborough Bridge to the Major Deegan Expressway. Continue north to Exit 3. Take the right fork in the exit ramp to the Grand Concourse and proceed north to East 149th Street.
  • From Westchester, take the Major Deegan Expressway south (87S) to Exit 3. Turn left at the light. Turn left again at Grand Concourse and proceed north to East 149th Street.
  • From New Jersey, take the George Washington Bridge to the Major Deegan Expressway south to Exit 3. Turn left at the light. Turn left again at Grand Concourse and proceed North to East 149th Street.

 

UPSTAIRS - enter on 3rd floor of A building

upstairs map

Contact us

Circulation desk: (718) 518-4222

Reference desk: (718) 518-4215

Library liaisons for departmental faculty (click on name to send email)

Full directory of library faculty and staff 

DOWNSTAIRS

downstairs map

Please note that the Information Learning Commons (ILC) is not a silent area; quiet conversation is allowed.

If you need a quiet area, please study in the main reading room.

For computers: you will need to log in with your Hostos username and password. This is the same username and password that you use for your email, and for printing.

For study rooms: dry-erase markers, erasers, a wireless keyboard, and speakers are available for you to borrow at the reference desk. Leave your ID with the librarian or tech tutor to borrow them.

Headphones are also available to borrow at the reference desk; leave your ID with the librarian or tech tutor to borrow them.

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