The Music Library, located within the Aaron Copland School of Music, is open from 10am-4:45pm Monday through Friday. For the Fall 2021 semester, you must make a reservation via the Library Reservation System. We will be closed November 25th and 26th.
Please submit a Music Library Request Form if you’d like our team to scan or prepare something for you to pickup. 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.
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 35,000 scores, 30,000 books and 20,000 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.
Location & Contact
Music Building, Room 225
65-30 Kissena Boulevard
Queens, NY 11367-1597