Hours & Information

Library Details



326 South 7th Street
Springfield, IL 62701



Exterior photo of Lincoln Library building


Parking is available in the garage underneath Lincoln Library.

  • Enter the garage from the alley off of 7th Street, between Municipal Center West and Lincoln Library.
  • Only metered spaces are available for public parking 8AM-5PM, Monday – Friday.
  • The parking rate is 50¢ per half hour, with a 2 hour maximum. The meters only accept nickels, dimes and quarters.
  • Parking is free after 5PM Monday – Friday, and all day Saturday and Sunday.
  • The garage entrance closes 30 minutes prior to the library closing. The garage exit closes 30 minutes after the library closes.

On-street, metered parking is also available on 7th Street.

Bicycle parking is available in front of the north door of the library.

Hours of Operation

Library Hours:

Monday-Thursday: 10AM-8PM
Friday-Saturday: 10AM-5PM
Sunday: Closed

Sangamon Valley Collection Hours:

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat: 10AM-5PM
Wednesday: 10AM-8PM
Sunday: Closed

Holiday Closings

We’re closed on these holidays:


Friday, January 1 - New Year’s Day
Monday, January 18 - Martin Luther King Day
Friday, February 12 - Lincoln's Birthday
Friday, April 2 - Good Friday
Monday, May 31 - Memorial Day
Monday, July 5 - Independence Day
Monday, September 6 - Labor Day
Thursday, November 11 - Veterans’ Day
Wednesday, November 24 - Closing at 5PM
Thursday & Friday, November 25 & 26 - Thanksgiving
Thursday-Saturday, December 23-25 - Christmas