Special Collections is located at the Central Library at 400 Cathedral Street on the first floor of the Annex. As you enter the building, walk straight through Sights and Sounds to the end of the corridor and turn right. It is the first door on the left.
Special Collections provides access to the Library's unique and historically significant documents, rare books, and ephemera. You can find manuscripts, prints, photographs, posters, post cards, greeting cards, 19th century travel books, the history of wine and beer, the history of printing and lots more. In addition, the Pratt Digital Collections is growing and offers free and ready access to many of our resources.
Reference is available to all library customers through email and telephone requests. Please note that the department is open by appointment only within the hours listed below.