Explore Our Research Library & Archives

The Nancy Staub Puppetry Research Library is open to researchers by appointment only. If you are interested in making an appointment, please fill out the appointment form below.

Research Appointment FAQs

Learn more about when you can make appointments, how to make appointments and the kinds of puppetry research materials you will have access to at the Center for Puppetry Arts.

What times are available for researcher visits?

Appointments are scheduled Tuesday-Friday from 9:00-3:00.

How far in advance do I need to make my appointment?

Appointments should be made at least two weeks in advance.

What topics can be researched at the Center for Puppetry Arts?

Our library covers puppetry topics across multiple generations and global regions. To learn more about some of our past exhibits and other museum archive records, take a look at our resource library.

What kinds of materials will I have access to in the Nancy Staub Research Library?

We have books, periodicals, films and puppets in our research archives. Please note that we cannot accommodate appointments to view pieces from our Jim Henson Collection not currently on display. Learn more by visiting our Nancy Staub Research Library page.

Who should I call if I have questions?

If you have questions, please call 404-881-5128.

How do I request a research library appointment?

Please fill out the form below to request an appointment. We look forward to sharing our collection with you!

Request a Research Appointment

Please fill out the form below if you’re interested in making an onsite appointment to visit the Nancy Staub Puppetry Research Library. Appointments should be made two weeks in advance.

Use Our Online Resources to Prepare

Learn more about the materials in our archives and the books and periodicals in our library by visiting our page about the Nancy Staub Research Library or by looking through our museum catalogs and archive lists in our resource section.

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