The Lila Acheson Wallace Library is a comprehensive resource for the School's performance and research needs. The collection includes more than 79,000 music performance and study scores, including scholarly editions of composers' collected works and other historical editions; 25,000 books on music, dance, drama, and general academic subjects; 26,000 sound recordings (LPs, compact discs, reel-to-reel, cassette, and DAT tapes), and 2,800 videos.
Juilliard's library is the proud home of the Juilliard Manuscript Collection — one of the world's greatest collections of autograph manuscripts, composer sketches, engraver proofs, and first editions. (View a list of the collection's holdings.) Complementing this extraordinary resource is the Peter Jay Sharp Special Collections, which includes numerous rare printed editions, manuscripts, manuscript facsimiles, and archival collections.
Hours during the school year are:
Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, 2 to 7 p.m.
Materials circulate only to current Juilliard School students and faculty members. Outside users may make appointments to view materials that are unique to Juilliard's collection. These appointments are limited to business hours (Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.). For further information please contact:
The Juilliard School Library
60 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023-6588
Tel: (212) 799-5000, ext. 265
Fax: (212) 769-6421