Ornithology Library

Housed in the Imogene Powers Johnson Center for Birds and Biodiversity, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology Adelson Library became Cornell's newest library when it opened in May 2004. The collection contains a rich array of historical and contemporary ornithological materials, including an extensive selection of monographs and journals. Visitors to the Library can also take out binoculars for bird-watching at the Sapsucker Woods facility. The library is named for trustee Ellen G. Adelson '58, in recognition of her gift to underwrite its construction.

13,471 print volumes


Library Hours for Academic Semester

Spring 2016
January 27, 2016 - May 24, 2016

Default Hours

    Sunday: Closed All Day
    Monday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Thursday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Friday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Saturday: Closed All Day
Note: Closed daily from 12:00pm (noon) - 1:00pm


February 3 2016 (February 3, 2016 - February 3, 2016)

    Wednesday, February 3: Closed All Day




(607) 254-2165


(607) 254-2165


Johnson Center for Birds & Biodiversity
159 Sapsucker Woods Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

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