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This article provides information about the hours and closings of the various portions of the Folger Shakespeare Library including the Reading Room, Exhibition Hall, and Folger Box Office.

Reading Room hours and closings

The Reading Room is open Monday through Friday from 8:45am to 4:45pm; Saturdays from 9am to noon and from 1 to 4:30pm. (Please note that vault items are not paged on Saturdays. To order vault items ahead for an upcoming Saturday visit, e-mail your list to: readingroom@folger.edu).

The Reading Room is closed on federal holidays, including the following dates:

2014
Wednesday, January 1
New Year's Day
Monday, January 20
Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, February 17
Washington's Birthday
Wednesday, April 23
Please note that the reading rooms close at noon today and reopen at noon on Thursday, April 24 in preparation for the Folger Gala. The exhibition hall is closed.
Monday, May 26
Memorial Day
Friday, July 4
Independence Day
Monday, September 1
Labor Day
Monday, October 13
Columbus Day
Tuesday, November 11
Veterans Day
Thursday, November 27
Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, December 25
Christmas

NOTE: The Library generally follows the federal government's procedures for closings and delayed openings during inclement weather. If you have any questions regarding our hours, call (202) 675-0309 before 8:45am and (202) 544-4600 from 8:45am to 4:45pm for information, or visit opm.gov.

Exhibition Hall hours

The Folger is open to the public Monday through Saturday from 10am to 5pm and Sunday from Noon to 5pm. It is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas. Admission is free. The Folger will be closed on the following dates:

2014
January 13 - 27
Please note that the exhibition hall is closed for installation of the Shakespeare's the Thing exhibition.
Wednesday, April 23
Please note that the exhibition hall is closed in preparation for the Folger Gala. The reading rooms close at noon today and reopen at noon on Thursday, April 24.
June 16 - 30
Please note that the exhibition hall is closed for installation of the Heraldry exhibition.
October 27 - November 10
Please note that the exhibition hall is closed for installation of the Decoding the Renaissance exhibition.
Thursday, November 28
Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, December 25
Christmas

Box Office Hours

Box Office phone hours are 12pm to 5pm daily at (202) 544–7077 or dial (202) 544-4600 and ask for the Box Office. The Box Office window is open 12pm to 5pm daily and one hour prior to events and is located in the theater lobby at the Third Street end of the building.