Region 2 Library Services

The mission of the Region 2 Library is to provide environmental information to Region 2 EPA staff and the general public.

Contact Information

The Library is open to the public by appointment. We are located at:
290 Broadway, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10007-1866

We can be contacted at:
Phone: (212) 637-3185
Fax: (212) 637-3086

Mailing Address:
290 Broadway, 16th Floor
New York, New York 10007-1866

Hours of Operation
The Library is open Monday through Thursday from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. We are closed Fridays and federal holidays.

Borrowing Policy and Interlibrary Loans

Borrowing privileges are limited to EPA staff and contractors, as well as other libraries.

The Region 2 Library does not circulate materials to the public. Members of the public are, however, welcome to visit the library by appointment and review publications onsite. People who need to borrow materials should contact their local public, school, or university libraries and ask for an interlibrary loan. If you have any questions, please call or e-mail.

To locate EPA library and repository materials, you can search the EPA National Library Catalog, EPA Libraries’ online catalog.  If you have any questions, please call or e-mail the library.

Information For Other Libraries: We freely share materials with other libraries in North America via the OCLC Interlibrary Loan system. Our OCLC symbol is EIA and we are members of FEDL (Federal Libraries and Information Centers) and LVIS (Libraries Very Interested in Sharing). For libraries that do not have OCLC access, please contact the Librarian at 212-637-3185 for alternate methods.