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Indiana State Library

Indiana State Library

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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 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday Closed

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

2016 Holiday Closings

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

New Year's Day Friday January 1, 2016
New Year's Day Weekend Saturday January 2, 2016
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday January 18, 2016
Good Friday Friday March 25, 2016
Easter Weekend Saturday March 26, 2016
Primary Election Day Tuesday May 3, 2016
Mini Marathon Saturday May 7, 2016
Memorial Day Weekend  Saturday May 28, 2016 
Memorial Day Monday May 30, 2016
Independence Day Weekend  Saturday  July 2, 2016 
Independence Day Monday  July 4, 2016 
Labor Day Weekend  Saturday  September 3, 2016 
Labor Day Monday September 5, 2016
Columbus Day Monday October 10, 2016
General Election Day Tuesday November 8, 2016
Veteran's Day Friday November 11, 2016
Veteran's Day Saturday November 12, 2016
Thanksgiving Day Thursday November 24, 2016
Lincoln's Birthday Friday November 25, 2016
Thanksgiving Weekend  Saturday  November 26, 2016
Washington's Birthday Friday December 23, 2016
Winter Holiday Weekend Saturday December 24, 2016
Christmas Day  Monday  December 26, 2016

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.

Updated 1-4-2016