Hours & Information

Library Details



326 South 7th Street
Springfield, IL 62701



Lincoln Library exterior, looking East from 7th & Capitol


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.
  • Metered parking is FREE until further notice, but there is a 2-hour time limit. 
  • 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-Wednesday: 10AM-8PM
Thursday-Saturday: 10AM-5PM
Sunday: 1PM-5PM (October - April)

Sangamon Valley Collection Hours:

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

CoLab Hours:

Mon, Tues: 10AM-2PM
Wednesday: 3PM-7PM
Saturday: Every THIRD Saturday of the month, 10AM-2PM

Holiday Closings

We’re closed on these holidays:


Monday, January 1 - New Year's Day
Monday, January 15 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday, February 12 - Lincoln's Birthday
Friday, March 29 - Good Friday
Sunday, March 31 - Easter Sunday
Monday, May 27 - Memorial Day
Wednesday, June 19 - Juneteenth
Thursday, July 4 - Independence Day
Monday, September 2 - Labor Day
Monday, November 11 - Veterans' Day
Wednesday, November 27 - Closing at 5PM
Thursday & Friday, November 28 & 29 - Thanksgiving
Tuesday-Wednesday, December 24-25 - Christmas