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The Rudolf Steiner Library is the national Anthroposophical library of America. With nearly 50,000 items, it houses the world’s largest English-language collection of Rudolf Steiner’s writings and is a unique resource for the on-going conversation about humanity’s future.

Contact the staff by email at: rsteinerlibrary@gmail.com
or by phone: 518-944-7007

Our address is:
Rudolf Steiner Library
351 Fairview Ave, Ste 610
Hudson, NY, 12534 USA

Please consider making a contribution! We thrive on good will and donations.

Browsing the collection. Photo by Em Watson.
Library staff and supporters. Photo by Christiana Wall.

Visit us in Hudson!

The library is open from 10am-3pm, Wednesday through Saturday.

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

Search our catalog

To search for and reserve books, visit our online library catalog.

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

Borrow locally or by mail

Request books through our online catalog or by contacting us via email, phone, or in person.

Don’t live near Hudson, NY? No problem! We will ship our books to you.

Return books during open hours, via mail, or at one of our 24/7 book drops. (Book drops are located at the Hawthorne Valley Farm Store and outside of the library.)

Become a member today!

Renewals may be requested online or via email.

Rare breadth & depth

We encourage you to explore nearly 50,000 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  • Hundreds of unpublished manuscripts of Steiner essays and lectures in English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.