the acfny library

The Library of the Austrian Cultural Forum New York is located at 11 E 52 St, New York NY 10022, on the 4th floor of our landmark midtown building. New York City and its guests can take advantage of our lending library and its more than 10,000 volumes of Austriaca. The collection offers a fine selection of contemporary Austrian literary, artistic, historical, and political works.

You can find them in our online catalog that also includes the data of additional 60 libraries such as the Austrian National Library (Österreichische Nationalbibliothek), so please make sure you check the location availability – it has to say BMeiA Kulturforum New York.

Or visit us in person during our opening hours: (except U.S. and Austrian holidays)

MON  10AM – 5PM
TUE   10AM – 8PM
WED  10AM – 5PM
THU   10AM – 8PM
FRI    10AM – 5PM

For an appointment with our librarian, please e-mail us at

Membership entitles patrons to borrowing privileges, and is free.

The Austrian Cultural Forum also takes part in several book clubs that are dedicated to contemporary fiction.

Detailed information on our offerings is available at

With its architectural landmark building in Midtown Manhattan the Austrian Cultural Forum New York is the cultural embassy of Austria in the United States. It hosts more than 200 free events annually and showcases Austrian contemporary art, music, literature, and academic thought in New York. The Austrian Cultural Forum enjoys long-standing and flourishing partnerships with many venerable cultural and academic institutions throughout New York and the United States.

For further information, please visit us at

11 East 52 Street
New York, NY 10022
(212) 319 5300

E, M Train to Fifth Avenue/53rd Street
B, D, F, M Train to 47-50 Street/Rockefeller Center
E, M, 6 Train to 51st Street/Lexington AvenueBus:
M 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 to 53rd Street


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