Wolbach Library

Supporting Research about the Universe
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We provide sources that respond to, and anticipate, challenges that impact astronomy community.

  • Expert Research Support
  • Borrow Telescopes & Devices
  • Astronomical Glass Plates
  • Technical Training Events
Year-round 24-hour access to the Library is available to ID holders. Visitors can enter the building from 9-5, Mon-Fri excluding holidays.


Past, Present, and Future Astronomy
The Wolbach Library focuses on both the future and legacy of astronomical research.
One of the world’s preeminent astronomical libraries, the Wolbach is also home to Harvard's Astronomical Photographic Glass Plate Collection.


What's Happening at Wolbach?

Wolbach hosts technical training and professional development events.


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Wolbach staff provide resources to support all researchers working to advance our understanding how the Universe works