On Tuesday, September 6–the first day of classes–the Avery Classics reading room will resume its regular semester hours. These are Monday through Friday, 1:00pm to 4:30pm; the reading room will also be open late on Thursday nights from 5:30pm to 7:00pm. You can confirm our opening hours on any day using our online calendar.
To view materials from the Avery Classics Collection, which is one of the largest architectural rare book collections in the world, each item must be requested at least one business day prior to the desired day of use. Materials from Avery Classics that are stored offsite must be requested two business days in advance. All requests must be received by 1:00pm.
Columbia affiliates can request materials using our online form.
Non-affiliate must request via email to email@example.com
The paging limit is five items. Welcome!
–by Carolyn Yerkes, Curator of Avery Classics