Borrowing Policy and Procedures of the Livingston Masonic Library
Books are available for on-site research and reading by all Masonic and non-Masonic patrons at the Library’s Manhattan branch.
The Library’s Circulating Collection includes books published after 1920. The Library lends books only when it has more than one copy of a particular edition. A research or shelf copy is always available on-site at the Library’s Manhattan branch.
Books are lent solely to members in good standing of a lodge under the jurisdiction of the Grand Lodge F & A.M. of the State of New York for a four (4) week period.
Members wishing to receive borrowing privileges must complete the following Reader Registration & Borrowing Policy and return the form by email to Avastola@nymasoniclibrary.org or by mail to,
Robert R Livingston Masonic Library
c/o Alex Vastola
71 West 23rd Street
New York, NY 10010
If you have any questions you may contact the Library by telephone at 1-212-337-6619, or within New York State at 1-800-362-7664, ext. 619.
Once the Library confirms your membership in good standing we will mail the book to you.
Borrowers may renew by email,Avastola@nymasoniclibrary.org or by telephone (212) 337-6619. Borrowers are responsible for replacing books lost or damaged when signed out to them. Books may be returned to the Library by using the return-mail address label included with borrowed books. Library-rate return postage is the only cost involved in borrowing.