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The Libraries’ goal is to provide access for all of our users, including those with permanent or temporary disabilities. For specific requests, contact Tom McNulty at, or by phone at (212) 998-2519.

Bobst Library is Physically Accessible

There are no steps leading to the building’s entrance. Lower Levels 1 and 2 (LL1 & LL2) are accessible via two elevators on the east side of the building.

Wheelchair-Accessible (ADA Compliant) Restrooms

Wheelchair accessible restrooms are located on Lower Levels 1 & 2 (LL1, LL2) and on the 5th floor.

Special Information Technology for People with Disabilities

The following hardware and software is available in Bobst Library:

  • Kurzweil 1000: reads books and other print materials aloud

  • CCTV: closed circuit enlargement of print materials

  • JAWS: allows users to listen to the contents of the computer’s screen

  • ZoomText: magnification and screen reading

  • Dragon Naturally Speaking: allows users to dictate, rather than type

Help Retrieving Books and Other Materials

If you needs assistance retrieving books and materials from Bobst Library, contact Tom McNulty by email at, or by phone at (212) 998-2519 in advance of your library visit.