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.

2017 Holiday Closures 

  • New Year's Day (observed), Monday, January 2
  • Martin Luther King's Birthday, Monday, January 16
  • Presidents Day, Monday, February 20
  • Memorial Day, Monday, May 29
  • Independence Day, Tuesday, July 4
  • Labor Day, Monday, September 4
  • Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23
  • Day After Thanksgiving, Friday, November 24
  • Christmas Eve (observed), Friday, December 22
  • Christmas Day, Monday, December 25

Weather Extreme Closures

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