Gelman Library



2130 H Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20052

*Entrance through Kogan Plaza

Located in the heart of the Foggy Bottom campus, The Estelle and Melvin Gelman Library is the largest library on GW's Foggy Bottom campus, serving the needs of students, faculty, staff, researchers, and alumni. Gelman Library has a wide variety of study options, including reservable group study rooms, individual carrels, dedicated graduate student space, and comfortable seating. The building serves as a campus hub for academic support and resources along with the traditional library services of a top-tier academic research library.

Visit the Gelman Library website to learn more about Gelman’s spaces



Event Space 

Students relaxing on Gelman Library Terrace



Gelman Library Study Space



Gelman Library lounge and study area



Gelman Library Study Spaces



Students studying in a Gelman Library.



Students studying in Gelman Library room



Library study room with empty tables and chairs



Gelman Library room with empty tables and chairs.



Gelman Library Book Now: 218A & 219