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Hours of Operation (all times Eastern)

The Indiana State Library is open:

Mon., Tues., Wed. & Fri. 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.*
Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday Closed

* Please note: The Manuscripts & Rare Books Collection closes Thursdays at 4:30 p.m.

2014 Holiday Closings

The Indiana State Library will be closed on the following state and federal holidays, and Saturdays:

New Year's Day Wednesday January 1, 2014
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday January 20, 2014
Good Friday Friday April 18, 2014
Easter Weekend Saturday April 19, 2014
Primary Election Day Tuesday May 6, 2014
Memorial Day Weekend  Saturday May 24, 2014 
Memorial Day Monday May 26, 2014
Independence Day Friday July 4, 2014
Independence Day Weekend  Saturday  July 5, 2014 
Labor Day Weekend  Saturday  August 30, 2014 
Labor Day Monday September 1, 2014
Columbus Day Monday October 13, 2014
General Election Day Tuesday November 4, 2014
Veteran's Day Tuesday November 11, 2014
Thanksgiving Day Thursday November 27, 2014
Lincoln's Birthday Friday November 28, 2014
Thanksgiving Weekend  Saturday  November 29, 2014 
Christmas Day Thursday December 25, 2014
Washington's Birthday Friday December 26, 2014
Winter Holiday Weekend  Saturday  December 27, 2014

Parking Information

Many downtown garages within walking distance of the State Library offer commercial parking. Metered parking is available on most downtown streets, including Ohio St. and Senate Ave. An interactive map showing parking in downtown Indianapolis is available from Indianapolis Downtown, Inc.

Directions to the Indiana State Library

Indiana State Library
315 West Ohio Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202-3210 (
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Nearby Hotels and Places to Eat

Visitors to the Indiana State Library who need to find a place to stay or a restaurant should visit the Indianapolis Downtown website, or check the Indianapolis Convention & Visitors Association website. There are also two cafeterias within the Indiana Government Center within a few minutes of the State Library.