Adirondack Research Library

Plan Your Visit to the ARL

Hours of Operation

The Adirondack Research Library is open Monday-Thursday from 10am-4pm. We encourage you to make an appointment to view the collections.

Directions & Maps

The Adirondack Research Library is housed in Kelly Adirondack Center, located at:

897 St. David's Lane
Niskayuna, NY 12309.
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Contact us at (518) 388-7000 or email us at


Please note that the ARL parking lot is gravel. There are no steps to enter the library. Seating is flexible and can accommodate wheelchairs and other physical assistive devices. The noise level at the ARL is usually low, with limited background noise. Hiking trails behind the ARL are not paved. Collections can be brought to Schaffer Library for use in the Special Collections and Archives Reading Room.

When planning your visit, please contact us at (518) 388-7000 or use the research request form so we can best accommodate your needs.

Reading Room Policies

Learn what you can and cannot do while visiting the Adirondack Research Library.

See ARL reading room policies