Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we are closed for the safety of our staff and the community. We apologize for any inconvenience. We hope you are safe and encourage you to use this difficult time as an opportunity to reach out by phone to others in the community--especially youth, seniors, and people with disabilities--for mutual support and encouragement.

If you are a school and would like to place a large order, please call us at 718-875-2424 and ask for Cecil, our general manager. You can fax your order to 718-935-1640. Barclay is an NYCDOE FAMIS Vendor.






Due to the economic situation, we have had to reduce our hours.  We will now be open from 10 am - 5 pm Monday - Saturday, except Thursdays we will be open until 6.

 Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
 Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
 Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
 Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
 Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
 Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


We are closed on Sundays.



Your Photo ID is required for credit and debit card purchases.


To New York City public school teachers:
The Teacher's Choice purchasing period for School Year 2019-2020 has ended.

(For more information, please read our Important Information about Teachers Choice at Barclay.)

All tax-exempt customers paying by cash or personal credit card must provide tax-exempt form at the time of sale.


If you are purchasing on behalf of an organization, please bring a letter from your organization's director or principal indicating how much you are authorized to spend.


Check out our bargain room!

And take advantage of our especially deep discounts on hardcover informational texts (nonfiction books) for kids, young adults, and grownups too.  Read about science, nature, American history, other countries and cultures, great artists and musicians, and much more.


Teachers and school leaders will benefit from our Professional Development department!


Nursing students and health professionals will love our test prep and review materials.


  • We have test prep for:
  • Common Core ELA & Math, etc.
  • SAT
  • high school equivalency (TASC & GED)
  • NYC Specialized High Schools (SHSAT)
  • Catholic High Schools (TACHS, etc.)
  • teaching exams (e.g. NYSTCE)
  • professional exams (e.g. nursing)
  • all NYC civil service tests (e.g. transit)
  • and much, much more!!!


And don't forget our great Black Studies department, featuring biographies of great African Americans, children's storybooks and activity books, posters, and decorations.


Laminating services are available by arrangement; please check with a manager.


We accept Purchase Orders!  Please call our office for information.  Office hours are Monday - Friday, 10 am - 5 pm.


To avoid crowds, please come as early in the day as possible. Thank you!