Hours & Directions
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||Closed except for dates listed below|
Beginning in January of 2018, the library will now be open on the second Saturday of each month.
In addition the library will also remain open during library special events, such as the Genealogy Fair, Vision Expo, Letters About Literature and Poetry Out Loud.
* Saturday Hours - 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
|January 13th||July 14th|
|February 10th||August 11th|
|February 17th - Poetry Out Loud||September 8th|
|March 10th||September 29th - Vision Expo|
|April 14th||October 13th|
|April 28th||October 27th - Genealogy Fair|
|May 12th||November 10th|
|June 9th||December 8th|
2018 Holiday Closings
The Indiana State Library will be closed on the following state and federal holidays, and Saturdays:
|New Year's Day||Monday||January 1, 2018|
|Martin Luther King, Jr. Day||Monday||January 15, 2018|
|Good Friday||Friday||March 30, 2018|
|Primary Election Day||Tuesday||May 8, 2018|
|Memorial Day||Monday||May 28, 2018|
|Independence Day||Wednesday||July 4, 2018|
|Labor Day||Monday||September 3, 2018|
|Columbus Day||Monday||October 8, 2018|
|General Election Day||Tuesday||November 6, 2018|
|Veteran's Day||Monday||November 12, 2018|
|Thanksgiving Day||Thursday||November 22, 2018|
|Lincoln's Birthday||Friday||November 23, 2018|
|Washington's Birthday||Monday||December 24, 2018|
|Christmas Day||Tuesday||December 25, 2018|
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 ( Get Directions )
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.