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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.

2015 Holiday Closings

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

New Year's Day Thursday January 1, 2015
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday January 19, 2015
Good Friday Friday April 3, 2015
Easter Weekend Saturday April 4, 2015
Mini Marathon Saturday May 2, 2015
Primary Election Day Tuesday May 5, 2015
Memorial Day Weekend  Saturday May 23, 2015 
Memorial Day Monday May 25, 2015
Independence Day Friday July 3, 2015
Independence Day Weekend  Saturday  July 4, 2015 
Labor Day Weekend  Saturday  September 5, 2015 
Labor Day Monday September 7, 2015
Columbus Day Monday October 12, 2015
General Election Day Tuesday November 3, 2015
Veteran's Day Wednesday November 11, 2015
Thanksgiving Day Thursday November 26, 2015
Lincoln's Birthday Friday November 27, 2015
Thanksgiving Weekend  Saturday  November 28, 2015 
Washington's Birthday Thursday December 24, 2015
Christmas Day Friday December 25, 2015
Winter Holiday Weekend  Saturday  December 26, 2015
Closing at 4:30Thursday December 31, 2015

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 9-3-2015