Tozzer Library

Today: 9am - 8pm


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 public. Harvard ID required to reserve study spaces. All-gender restrooms available.


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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 empty with four chairs around a table

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 in a sunlit room emptied of people

Study Carrels

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

two wooden study carrels near a window

HUNAP Carrels

Tozzer Library provides two study carrels for use by HUNAP affiliates.

Accessibility of Tozzer Library

  • The main entrance to Tozzer Library via Divinity Avenue is accessible by automatic door and elevator. 
  • Study rooms on the lower level are accessible via the library elevator, which is to the left once you enter the library.  
  • There are two all-gender restrooms on Level 1 of Tozzer Library. 

Contact Susan Gilman,, with questions about accessibility of elevators, study spaces, meeting rooms, and restrooms.

Using the Library

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