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40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023
Take the #1 local train to 66th Street/Lincoln Center Station.
Take M5, M7, M10, M66, and M104 bus lines all stop within one block of Lincoln Center.
Accessible Seating and Accessibility
The building and all divisions of the Library for the Performing Arts are wheelchair accessible, as is the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts campus. All reading room computer carrels and reading tables are situated at a comfortable height for wheelchair-bound patrons. The multi-media galleries, Technical Training Center and Bruno Walter Auditorium are all wheelchair accessible.
Assistance for Guests Who Are Deaf or Have Hearing Loss
All of the Library's public computers can be supplied with headphone which have adjustable volume levels that conform to ADA recommendations for people wth hearing impairments. On the Plaza level, a room is outfitted with individual sound stations for patrons to listen to CDs and cassettes from the circulating collections, which include all forms of music, spoken word and dialect tapes. On the third floor, patrons can request items from the vast holdings in recorded sound, film and video. In addition, there is a silent piano in the Music Division reading room, which patrons may use with headphones to audition and rehearse music.
Assistance for Guests who are Blind or Have Low Vision
All reading rooms are equipped with a variety of adaptive technology resources for the visually impaired. A Kurzweil Personal Reader computer has the capacity to articulate to patrons who are visually impaired. All of the public access computers are equipped with font enlargement functions. Braille signage is located inside and outside the elevators, as well as at the entrance to each room.
Other Braille Documents
Map of the Lincoln Center campus and menus in Braille are available by calling 212.875.5375.
Accessible restrooms are on the Amsterdam Level and the 2nd and 3rd floors.
Telephones (with volume control) the third floor.
Water Fountains in lobby and on the third floor.
Check www.nypl.org for the latest information.