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The Grolier Club

General Information


Founded in 1884, the Grolier Club of New York is America’s oldest and largest society for bibliophiles. Named for Jean Grolier (1489 or 90-1575), the Renaissance collector renowned for sharing his library with friends, the Club’s objective is to promote the book and graphic arts. The Club maintains a research library on printing and related book arts, and its public programs include exhibitions, lectures, and symposia.

Full Name

The Grolier Club


New York (Manhattan)

Phone Number

(212) 838-6690



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Public galleries open 10 am-5 pm Monday-Saturday