Library - Users Guide

Library Guide

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460 Park Ave. #6 Fl. New York, NY 10022
Tel: 212 759 9550
Fax: 212 688 8640

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Korean Cultural Center NY Library consists of over 12,000 volumes in Korean and English, subscriptions to 50 periodicals, and an assortment of audio-visual materials. It is open to the general public. There are some books in our collection that are rare and very difficult to obtain.

To borrow materials from the library, patrons must register by filling out an application form and presenting two forms of ID, one of which should list his/her current address.

Opening Hours & Holidays
Monday through Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM.
Closed on both American and Korean national holidays (3/1, 8/15, 10/3, 10/9).

General Information

The library is open to the general public.

Eating and using cellular phones are not allowed in the library.

Parcels, bags, etc. should be left in the front check-shelf.

Books taken from the shelf should be left on the tables. Please do not re-shelve them.

Periodicals in the Periodical Room must remain in the Periodical Room.

A copy machine is available in the Periodical Room. To photocopy materials consult with the Librarian for permission and procedures.

To borrow materials from the library, patrons must register by filling out an application form with two forms of ID, one of which should list your current address. If your application is approved, books can be checked out the same day.

Borrowing & Returning Regulations


The library makes the following types of materials available for lending for the stated length of loan period:

Books; 14 day

DVDs, Videotapes & Music CDs; 7 days


A maximum of then of book and five of video, CD, DVD) can be checked out per person.


The fine for overdue items is 25 cents per day per item


Books may be renewed one(1) time, unless on reserve for another borrower. Renewal requests can be made by telephone, in person, or through the Internet ( prior to the due date.


Borrowers may return materials by certified or registered mail. Overdue items received in the mail will be fined according to the date of postmark.


New periodicals, reserved, reference materials may not be checked out. Certain titles with frequent circulation may not be placed on hold.


All library materials may be placed on reserve by telephone or through Internet. Your ID & password are same unless you specified it when registered. The borrower is notified as soon as the reserved material is available for borrowing. Once notified, the borrower has seven (5) days to pick up the reserved item.

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