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.

2016 Holiday Closures 

  • Martin Luther King's Birthday, Monday, January 18
  • Presidents Day, Monday, February 15
  • Memorial Day, Monday, May 30
  • Independence Day, Monday, July 4
  • Labor Day, Monday, September 5
  • Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24
  • Day After Thanksgiving, Friday, November 25
  • Christmas Eve (observed), Friday,  December 23
  • Christmas Day (observed), Monday, December 26

Weather Extreme Closures

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