Beginning Monday, September 21, 2020, the State Library has entered Phase 3:
The 1st, 3rd, 4th, and 5th floors are open to the public for
normal business hours of 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, Monday – Thursday.
Circulation and Reference staff are available at the Front Desk.
The 5th Floor Desk (Louisiana) is open by appointment.
Computer use is limited to the first floor.

*All visitors to state buildings are required to submit to a temperature check upon entry
and must wear a face covering in the building.

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