Music Library

The Music Library, located within the Aaron Copland School of Music Building, is open 10:00am-4:45pm Monday to Friday.

Queens College Music Library

Part of Queens College Library 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 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 offer a wealth of information about locating and using resources specific to music research.

Location & Contact

Alex Crowley

Alex Crowley

Substitute Visual & Performing Arts, Music Librarian, Assistant Professor

Music Library
Phone: 718-997-3901
Anna Sokol

Anna Sokol

College Office Assistant

Music Library
Phone: 718-997-3900
Tina Tam

Tina Tam

Library Administrative Specialist

Administration, Music Library
Phone: 718-997-3736
BRL 318A

Music Building, Room 225
65-30 Kissena Boulevard
Queens, NY 11367-1597
(tel) 718-997-3900
(fax) 718-997-3928

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