Barnard Library is open for seating and access to stacks for Barnard and Columbia students, staff, and faculty. Masks are required in the library. Read more about our hours or current Barnard Library services.

 Welcome back to Barnard Library at the Milstein Center! Library seat reservations are back for the Spring semester with limited availability on floors 1 to 3 from 11am-6pm Monday through Friday. (Yes, the green chairs are open!) Before making a reservation, please review COVID-19 guidelines about physical distancing and QR code check ins. 

We also welcome you remotely from the new Barnard Library Virtual Circulation & Help Desk, open 11am-6pm Monday through Friday, where you can ask questions about the Library, equipment, or circulation.

Please note that our stacks continue to be closed. Access materials using the “Pick-Up” or “Scan” functions in CLIO. To return items, use the Barnard Library book drop in front of the Milstein Center or any Columbia University Library bookdrop. Learn more about all current services.