Robbins Library

Robbins Library bookshelf

Welcome to the Robbins Library of Philosophy

Robbins Library is the Department of Philosophy's library. It is located on the second floor of Emerson Hall (room 211) and is open to all members of the Harvard community.
  • Robbins is a non-circulating library. All materials must remain in the library.
  • Robbins is a quiet study space. Please silence cell phones and reserve conversations for the lounges on the 3rd floor.
  • Food and beverages are permitted in closed containers, but please be neat.
  • Bags will be checked upon departure.


Search the Robbins Library collection, Harvard Libraries, and online resources through HOLLIS, the Harvard Library Catalog.

Robbins Library Hours



Meg Edison, Robbins Library Coordinator.

Robbins Library, Emerson 211