ALA's Hours & Holiday Closures

The offices of the American Library Association are open from 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. central time, Monday – Friday.

2018 Holiday Closures 

  • New Year's Day, Monday, January 1
  • Martin Luther King's Birthday, Monday, January 15
  • Presidents Day, Monday, February 19
  • Memorial Day, Monday, May 28
  • Independence Day, Wednesday, July 4
  • Labor Day, Monday, September 3
  • Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22
  • Day After Thanksgiving, Friday, November 23
  • Christmas Eve, Monday, December 24
  • Christmas Day, Tuesday, December 25

Weather Extreme Closures

Any of ALA 's office locations may close in response to local weather extremes.