About the Esther Raushenbush Library




Media Inquiries

The Esther Raushenbush Library is located across from Andrews Lawn, west of the corner of Glen Washington Road and Mead Way. The public is welcome to visit the library from opening until 8:30 p.m. each day of the week. Please note that a Sarah Lawrence College ID card is needed to gain access to the library after 8:30 p.m.

Library Hours

Fall & Spring Semester

The library's regular hours during the academic year (September through May) are noted below. The library operates on a special schedule during opening weeks, October Study Days, Thanksgiving break, spring break, and the final three weeks of classes each semester. Those hours will be posted on the library homepage under "Hours of Operation" at the appropriate times.

Main Library
Monday - Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 1 a.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. - midnight
Saturday 11 a.m. - midnight
Sunday 11 a.m. -1 a.m.
Music Library
Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Visual Resources Library
Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Department Directory

Main Library & Information Desk
Circulation and Access 914.395.2432
Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Services
Archives 914.395.2480
Administration 914.395.2472
Music Library 914.395.2375
Research Services 914.395.2225
Reserves 914.395.2431
Visual Resources 914.395.2300