The Rudolf Steiner Library

Welcome, the library is here to serve you!

The Rudolf Steiner Library is the only national anthroposophical research, archival, lending, and mail-order library in America. It is a unique resource for the on-going conversation about humanity’s future.

For borrowing, returning, or renewing you may contact the staff at 518-944-7007, or by email at

To visit or send mail, our address is:
Rudolf Steiner Library
351 Fairview Ave, Ste 610
Hudson, NY, 12534 USA

Library Hours

Visit us in Hudson, NY.

Our regular hours are 10am-3pm, Wednesday through Saturday.

Check our Facebook page for closings due to weather or holidays.

Library Catalog

Search the collection online.

To search for books available for lending, you can search the online library catalog.

You can also browse our digital resources through the New York Heritage Digital Collections.

Borrowing Periods

Borrow locally or by mail.

Library materials are loaned for three months by mail, and for two months for local borrowers. Registered users of the library may participate in renewal of materials.

Maximum borrowing periods for local and mail borrowers is one calendar year.

Books borrowed for study groups are lent for six months at a time, and renewable for additional six month periods unless the item is on hold for another library patron.

PayPal option for Postage

You can now pay the library for postage costs online by directing your PayPal payment to

About the Collection

Rare breadth and depth.

We encourage you to explore over 46,000 holdings:

  • all available Steiner titles in both English and German
  • hundreds of unpublished manuscripts of Steiner essays and lectures in English
  • extensive commentary on Steiner’s life and work

Works by other anthroposophical authors, classic and contemporary, in both English and German.
Waldorf education: curriculum, child development, and other topics of particular interest to teachers and parents.

Books across the full spectrum of Western spirituality. Select volumes on Eastern and other spiritual traditions. Plus CDs, DVDs, and online resources.