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Riverfront Library


The Riverfront Library of the Yonkers Public Library offers the full range of modern public library services and collections. Among special collections and services are extensive business, technical, grant and governmental information sources in printed and electronic formats. One of the region's collections of federal government documents is housed here, as well as access to the Foundation Center Directory Online.  The Riverfront Library also has available meeting rooms, and a state-of-the-art auditorium for use by the public. To book a room, please call the Branch Administrator at 914-337-1500,ext. 433.


Limited metered street parking is available in the area. Additional parking ($3.00 for first hour, $1.00 for each additional hour) is available at the Buena Vista Parking Garage. There is an entrance to the garage on Hawthorne Avenue near Main Street, and another entrance at the corner of Hawthorne and Hudson Street.  Upon entering garage, push button and take entry ticket.  Take ticket with you as you leave the garage.  Walk past the Post Office and library is across the street from the Railroad Station.

DIRECTIONS TO THE RIVERFRONT LIBRARY:

BY CAR

From the North:  
• Saw Mill River Parkway South to Exit 5, Yonkers Ave.
• At the exit, turn right onto Yonkers Ave., which merges into Nepperhan Ave. & becomes Prospect St.
• Take Prospect to the end, Buena Vista Ave.
• Turn right onto Buena Vista Ave.
• Turn right onto Hudson St.
• Turn left into Buena Vista Garage.

From the East:
• Cross County Parkway West to Exit 2, Saw Mill River Parkway North.
• Exit immediately at Exit 5, Yonkers Ave.
• Turn right onto Yonkers Ave., which merges into Nepperhan Ave. and becomes Prospect St.
• Take Prospect to the end, Buena Vista Ave.
• Turn right onto Buena Vista Ave.
• Turn right onto Hudson St.
• Turn left into Buena Vista Garage.

From the South (From Manhattan):
• Henry Hudson Parkway North, which becomes Saw Mill River Parkway North, to Exit 5, Yonkers Ave.
• Turn right onto Yonkers Ave., which merges into Nepperhan Ave. and becomes Prospect St.
• Take Prospect to the end, Buena Vista Ave.
• Turn right onto Buena Vista Ave.
• Turn right onto Hudson St.
• Turn left into Buena Vista Garage.

From the South (Bronx, Queens, Long Island):
• Hutchinson River Parkway, the Bronx River Parkway, or the Major Deegan Expressway North (I-87) to the Cross County Parkway West.  
• Cross County Parkway West to Exit 2, Saw Mill River Parkway North.
• Exit immediately at Exit 5, Yonkers Ave.
• Turn right onto Yonkers Ave., which merges into Nepperhan Ave and becomes Prospect St.     
• Take Prospect to the end, Buena Vista Ave.
• Turn right onto Buena Vista Ave.
• Turn right onto Hudson St.
• Turn left into Buena Vista Garage.

BY BUS
Bee-Line bus 1C, 1T, 1W, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 30 or 78 to Getty Square.
Ask directions to Yonkers Railroad Station (a 3 block walk).
Library is across the street.

Bee-Line bus 6, 23, 25, or 32 to Yonkers Railroad Station.
Library is across the street.

BxM3 to Getty Square.
Ask directions to Yonkers Railroad Station (a 3 block walk).
Library is across the street.

BY SUBWAY
#1 train to 242nd St.
Bee-Line bus 1C, 1T, 1W, 2 or 3 to Getty Square.
Ask directions to Yonkers Railroad Station (a 3 block walk).
Library is across the street.

#2 train to Nereid Ave.
Bee-Line bus 25 to Yonkers Railroad Station.
Library is across the street.

#4 train to Woodlawn.
Bee-Line bus 4 to Getty Square.
Ask directions to Yonkers Railroad Station (a 3 block walk).
Library is across the street.

BY TRAIN
Metro-North Hudson Line to Yonkers Railroad Station.
Library is across the street.
 


Mailing Address:

Yonkers Public Library
Riverfront Library
1 Larkin Center
Yonkers, New York 10701

Contact Information:

Main Number (for all Branches):
914-337-1500
Branch Administration:
914-375-7947
Circulation:
914-375-7940
Information Dept:
914-375-7965
Children's Dept:
914-337-1500 ext. 427
Reference Dept:
914-375-7966
Adult Dept:
914-375-7968

Hours of Service:

Monday-Thursday
9:00AM-8:00PM
Friday
10:00AM-5:00PM
Saturday
9:00AM-5:00PM
Sunday
12:00PM-5:00PM

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