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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.
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Normal Reading Room hours:
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* 8:45am to 4:45pm Monday through Friday
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* 9am to noon and 1pm to 4:30pm Saturdays
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The Reading Room is closed Sundays and federal holidays.
  
=== Reading Room hours and closings ===
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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 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).
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Even though the Folger is not a government agency, we follow the federal government's procedures for weather-related closings and delayed openings as indicated on the [https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/snow-dismissal-procedures/current-status/ OPM Current Status website] (where you can also sign up to receive alerts).
 
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:
 
 
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: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.
 
  
 
[[Category: Folger Shakespeare Library]]
 
[[Category: Folger Shakespeare Library]]

Revision as of 16:00, 11 August 2015

Normal Reading Room hours:

  • 8:45am to 4:45pm Monday through Friday
  • 9am to noon and 1pm to 4:30pm Saturdays

The Reading Room is closed Sundays and federal holidays.

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.

Even though the Folger is not a government agency, we follow the federal government's procedures for weather-related closings and delayed openings as indicated on the OPM Current Status website (where you can also sign up to receive alerts).