Resource exists to make design publications accessible to a wider, more diverse community.


564 Woodward Avenue,
Ridgewood, NY 11385

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1. We post covers of books and magazines from the library’s collection on our Instagram feed

2. You inquire about reserving a cover you want to loan by DMing us, we will confirm that it’s available and schedule a time for you pick it up from us

3. Membership is 5 dollars/month and can be set up when you pick up your first book


1. You can loan one book or magazine at a time

2. All loans are for a length of 30 days

3. You can extend your loan for an extra 30 days if no one is waiting for it

4. If you don’t return the book or magazine within 60 days of borrowing, you will be charged for its market value

5. Out of respect for the collection and fellow community members, please do not write in or deface the books and magazines

Pick ups, drop offs and browsing happen Wednesdays 10am-12pm, Saturdays 12-2pm, and by appointment at Lichen, a rad furniture shop run by rad people.


Resource began as a popup in the Union Market neighborhood of Washington, D.C. in 2018. This is the archived website for that project.