Tozzer Library

Today: 12pm - 5pm


Open to the public. Our anthropology and archaeology collections are some of the most comprehensive and oldest in the world.

  • Archaeology of the Americas
  • Anthropological field notes
  • Scholars' personal libraries
  • Student dissertations/theses
Open to the general public. Harvard ID required to reserve study spaces. All-gender restrooms available.



Tozzer offers open seating areas with public computers, along with several spaces that can be reserved by Harvard faculty, staff, or students. You can also search Find a Space to see more options.

Study Room A

Study Rooms

There are two study rooms located in the basement, which sit 4-6 people and can be reserved up to three hours at a time.

study carrels

Study Carrels

The carrels are located in the basement, and each one can be reserved for the academic year and/or summer term.

chairs near a green wall

Open Space

The circulation area on our first floor is an open space that seats 10+ people at group tables and in armchairs.

Using the Library

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