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The Library Reading Rooms are open:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:30am to 5:00pm
The 2nd Saturday of each month from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The State Library’s offices are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday except for state holidays (New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, the Friday after Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and every four years on the Inauguration Day of the Pennsylvania Governor).

The State Library is located in the Forum Building, Commonwealth Avenue and Walnut Street, Harrisburg. The main entrance is on South Drive facing Soldiers' Grove behind the State Capitol.

Map of Capitol Complex (pdf)

Mailing Address:
Forum Building
607 South Drive
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0600

Directions: See Google Maps or MapQuest. (Be sure to enter the State Library location as 607 South Drive, Harrisburg PA.)

There are several free visitor spaces on South Drive near the main library entrance. Metered spaces are available on Walnut Street. See the Harrisburg Parking Authority website for parking garages within walking distance.

The Library is accessible for individuals with disabilities through the main entrance. Any individuals needing further assistance should contact library staff.

For additional information, please contact:

Alice Lubrecht | Director
Pennsylvania Department of Education - Bureau of State Library
607 South Drive. Forum Building | Harrisburg, PA 17120-0600
Phone: 717.783.5968 | Fax: 717.772.8268
alubrecht@pa.gov | www.education.state.pa.us