The New York State Psychiatric Institute Patient & Family Library & Learning Center is an information center designed to meet the needs of mental health consumers and their families. The library is ensconced next to the majestic, historic Hudson River. The library has a beautiful view overlooking the Hudson River and New Jersey. The fourth longest suspension bridge in America, the George Washington Bridge is also visible from the library. The library provides a comfortable place to spend some time, and meet with friendly, helpful, professional staff who can help you find what you need. You are welcome to browse at your leisure. The Library provides mental health information on disorders, treatments, community resource,s and coping.