The Bronx Library Center is the largest public library in the Bronx. This 6-floor, 78,000 square feet, majestic LEED certified building, is a dynamic, vibrant and well utilized center of access and learning in the Bronx. It is home to New York Public Library’s premiere Latino and Puerto Rican Heritage Collection, which features books in English and Spanish on the Latino experience. The Bronx Library Center serves a diverse clientele with dominant populations of Hispanics and African Americans. With over 700,000 patron visits per year, the Center offers a comprehensive service to all those who live, work and study in the vibrant Fordham neighborhood by offering patrons access to a wide range of books, information and knowledge.
The Bronx Library Center is open to the public Monday – Saturday 9 am to 9 pm and on Sundays 12 – 6 pm. The Center houses dedicated departments (collections, services) for the following: Adult, Reference, Children and a Teen Center. Additionally, the Bronx Library Center has:
Library Information Assistants are responsible for providing information services, performing front-line circulation duties, and addressing customer concerns regarding accounts and collections. Under the supervision of the Office Associate III, the Library Information Assistant:
Public service library
Light lifting (up to 15 lbs.)
Sitting and standing for periods of time
Pushing book trucks