Reading Room hours and closings
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: email@example.com.
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).