Use of the Research Library is by appointment only Monday through Friday during our regular business hours, 9:00 AM–5:00 PM.  To inquire, please email or call 718.881.8900 x 105. Research materials cannot leave the Research Library, nor is browsing allowed.

General research work at the library is $10 per person, per day. The fee is waived for students, teachers at primary and secondary schools, and BCHS members.

For research conducted by the Librarian:
*Telephone and email inquiries that cannot be answered in a short time will be charged $30.
*There is a fee of $10 per notice for an Obituary/Death search.
*For more extensive research projects time is charged at an hourly rate of $50, with a 5 hour minimum ($250).

All research is payable in advance by check, Paypal or credit card.

BCHS rules for using the Research Library can be read online or downloaded as a pdf HERE.

Fees for use of BCHS images can be viewed online or downloaded as a pdf HERE.

For photocopying of clippings, photographs, postcards, magazines and most books and pamphlets there is a charge of 50 cents per page. Duplication of The Bronx County Historical Society Journal is $25.00. Microfilm reproduction is 50 cents per page. A duplicate of a cassette tape is $50.00 per tape. Copy of a video tape is $80.00, or a rental fee of $25.00.


3309 Bainbridge Avenue
The Bronx, NY 10467

Directions: The Research Library is located just blocks away from the Museum of Bronx History.
Accessibility: This site is not accessible by wheelchair. Upon request, materials can be brought to The Bronx County Archives, which is accessible. Please contact BCHS for more information.