Tim Hetherington Photobook Library Opens at Bronx Documentary Center

A collection of roughly 1,200 photo books, some from Hetherington's personal collection

Tim Hetherington Photo Book Library Bronx Documentary Center
The collection currently houses roughly 1,200 booksBronx Documentary Center

The untimely death of decorated photographer and filmmaker Tim Hetherington was a heartbreaking tragedy, but positive things continue to happen in his honor. The most recent is the opening of a photo book library at the Bronx Documentary Center in New York City.

The library houses a collection of roughly 1,200 photography books, and it’s growing all the time thanks to donations (which they are currently accepting). Many of the books come from Hetherington’s own collection, which was donated by his parents. Others were donated by companies like Aperture and Radius, as well as photographers like Eugene Richards and Peter Van Agtmeal.

Tim Hetherington Photo Book Library Bronx Documentary Center
The library is open to the public on Saturdays and by appointmentBronx Documentary Center

The library is open to the public on Saturdays from 1-5, but they will also allow people to make appointments to come and see the work.