Library of Virginia 2022 Hours
Lobby and Exhibition Gallery: Monday–Saturday, 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
Reading Room Hours: Tuesday–Friday, 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
The Library of Virginia's first-floor Lobby and Exhibition Gallery are open Monday–Saturday, 9:00 AM–5:00 PM.
The Library of Virginia's second-floor reading rooms are open to all with no advance appointment Tuesday–Friday, 9:00 AM–5:00 PM, as well as on the Saturdays below.
Special Saturday Reading Room Hours:
- January 8 & 22, 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
- February 12 & 26, 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
- March 12 & 26, 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
- April 9 & 23, 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
- May 7 & 21, 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
- June 4 & 25, 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
- July 9 & 23, 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
- August 6 & 20, 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
- September 10 & 24, 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
- October 1 & 22, 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
- November 5 & 19, 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
- December 3 & 17, 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
The Archives Research Room closes at 4:30 PM and is closed for lunch from 1:00 to 2:00 pm. Our Special Collections Reading Room still requires an appointment (call 804.692.3703 or email firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Virginia Shop at the Library is open Tuesday–Friday, 10:00 AM–4:00 PM, plus Reading Room Saturdays, 10:00 AM–2:00 PM. The shop offers books, gifts, souvenirs, décor, and other items for history lovers and the literary-minded. The Virginia Shop at the Capitol is open Wednesday–Friday, 10:00 AM–4:00 PM and Saturday, 10:00 AM–2:00 PM.
Staff members are available to respond to your questions and research inquiries by email or phone. For Library Reference assistance, call 804.692.3777 or email email@example.com. For Archives Reference assistance, call 804.692.3888 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please visit our website at lva.virginia.gov and follow us on social media to find online and on-site resources, virtual and in-person events, and other ways to engage with the Library.
Using the Collections lva.virginia.gov/public/using_collections.asp
Events Calendar lva.virginia.gov/eventscalendar
Effective March 15, 2022