Holidays and Closings

Please note that on the first Wednesday of each month, the Library usually does not open until after 10 a.m. If you plan to visit for research, please email us at to verify that the Reading Room will be open on the days and times you wish to come.


Please note that due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the JCB will be closed through Friday, May 29.

2020 Holiday Closings

Wednesday, January 1 - Friday, January 3— closed to public and researchers

Monday, January 20 — Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (observed)

Monday, May 25 — Memorial Day (observed)

Friday, July 3 — U.S. Independence Day (observed

Monday, September 7 — Labor Day (observed)

Monday, October 12 — Indigenous Peoples Day

Thursday, November 26 - Friday, November 27 — Thanksgiving Holiday (observed)

Monday, December 21 - Friday, January 1, 2021 — closed