The Music Library, located within the Aaron Copland School of Music Building, is open Monday – Friday, 10am-4:45pm.
Part of the Queens College Libraries and housed in the Aaron Copland School of Music, the Queens College Music Library has evolved into a first-class research facility and is the largest music collection in the CUNY system. The Music Library is located on two levels in the Aaron Copland School of Music and contains over 40,000 scores, 35,000 books and 30,000 sound recordings as well as a computer lab, book scanner, and circulating laptops and iPads. The reference collection, including complete works of composers and monuments of music, is one of the best in the New York City area. Special Collections, in the Benjamin Rosenthal Library, holds the Karol Rathaus Archives, the K. Robert Schwarz Papers, and the Leo Kraft Papers.
You can browse our collection online using OneSearch. Also, be sure to check out Music Research Guides, which offers a wealth of information about locating and using resources specific to music research.
Location & Contact
Music Building, Room 225
65-30 Kissena Boulevard
Queens, NY 11367-1597