We are supporting you in-person and remotely! Seating, stacks and the Circulation & Help Desk are reopening on Tuesday, August 17 and we're retaining many virtual services. For more details, see our guide to current Barnard Library services.

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Welcome to Barnard Library

We are dedicated to intellectual discovery and cross-disciplinary collaboration. We seek to bring together people, ideas, collections and technologies, forming a space and community that serves as a catalyst for knowledge creation and investigation. We provide a wide range of research and scholarly services and programming to create a unique and connected undergraduate library.

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Undesign the Redline

Undesign the Redline @ Barnard is an interactive exhibition combining history, art, and storytelling with community outreach and collaboration in order to reckon with systemic racism by examining the legacy of redlining in Barnard and Columbia’s neighborhood.

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