Mendel Music Library

Mendel Music Library

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Today's Hours

  • Open 12:00 pm to 5:45 pm
    For summer, holidays or recess hours, please consult the full schedule

Summer Hours

May 23 to Sept. 7

MONDAY 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
TUESDAY 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
WEDNESDAY 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
THURSDAY 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
FRIDAY 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
SATURDAY 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
SUNDAY 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please note that the library doors are locked 15 minutes prior to the closing times listed above.

Contact Us

Welcome to the Mendel Music Library

This library holds books, scores, microfilms, and sound and video recordings focused on all aspects of classical, popular, and world music, jazz, and dance, and offers playing and viewing equipment for all media formats.

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Featured Resource

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Met Opera on Demand: Student Access offers Princeton University users instant access to more than 500 full-length Met performances, including stunning HD videos from the Met’s award-winning Live in HD series of movie theater transmissions, classic telecasts from the 1970s, ‘80s, and ‘90s, and hundreds of radio broadcasts dating back to 1935.  All videos include English subtitles, and recent HD videos include subtitles in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and/or Swedish.  New titles are added every month, with most of the Met’s Live in HD programs coming online a few months after their live transmission date.  Every opera includes an English synopsis, with synopses in multiple languages available for many operas. 




Microfilm/fiche Reader
Printers (B&W)
Study Carrels