The Rudolf Steiner Library is the research, archival, lending, and mail-order library of the Anthroposophical Society in America.  It is a unique resource for the on-going conversation about humanity's future.

The library is in Hudson, NY.
Open: Wed-Thu-Fri-Sat, 10am-3pm.
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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 for up to five renewals after the initial loan unless the item is on hold for another library patron.

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.

You may still reimburse the library for postage costs by mailing us a check or stamps, but if you have a Paypal account, you can now pay the library for postage by directing your Paypal payment to

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

The Rudolf Steiner Library houses an eclectic collection of rare breadth and depth—we encourage you to explore it.

  • Over 27,000 volumes.
  • All available Rudolf 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  • Hundreds of unpublished manuscripts of Steiner essays and lectures in English.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 covering the full spectrum of Western spirituality. 
  • Select volumes on Eastern and other spiritual traditions.
  • Growing multimedia selection: CDs, DVDs, online resources.

Contact us about bibliographic research on specific themes and topics.

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The Rudolf Steiner Library.
For borrowing, returning, or renewing you may contact Jennifer Locke, Interim Librarian, at 518-944-7007, or the email address below.

Rudolf Steiner Library
351 Fairview Ave Ste 610
Hudson NY 12534-1259 USA
Tel: 518-944-7007

Email: rsteinerlibrary (at) gmailcom

Anthroposophical Society in America
1923 Geddes Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1797
Tel: 734.662.9355
Fax: 734.662.1727
Email: info (at) anthroposophyorg


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