Lending Library

Books Available for Loan

Most books except rare books, current New York material, reference material and microforms circulate.

Who May Borrow

All members of the New York City Bar.

Due Dates

Materials requested before noon on Monday – Thursday are due by 5:00 pm of the next day. Example: Requested Tuesday at 11:00 am due Wednesday at 5:00 pm.

Materials requested after noon on Monday – Thursday are due by 1:00 pm of the second day. Example: Requested Tuesday at 4:00 pm due Thursday at 1:00 pm.

Materials requested on Friday are due back by 5:00 pm on the following Monday.

Failure to return books when due will result in the assessment of late charges.

The New York City Bar reserves the right to request the immediate return of books after 48 hours.


The loan fee for each individual volume is $10.00 per day.

New York State sales tax will be added to all charges.

No charges will accrue on Saturdays, Sundays, or Holidays when the Association is closed.