Parent Organization: 
Corning Museum of Glass
Five Museum Way
Corning, New York 14830
Phone: 607-438-5300 research/library


The Juliette K. and Leonard S. Rakow Library, founded as part of The Corning Museum of Glass in 1951, is a public
institution that houses the world's most comprehensive collection of materials on the art and history of glass and
glassmaking. The Library Collection ranges from medieval manuscripts to original works of art on paper to the latest
information on techniques used by studio artists. More than 150 archives contain unique material from individual
artists, galleries, companies, scholars, and organizations. The Library also presents exhibitions featuring items from
its collection.