ALA's Hours & Holiday Closures

The offices of the American Library Association are open from 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. CT, Monday – Friday and our Customer Service Center is open for calls from 10am – 2pm CT.

2022 Holiday Closures 

  • New Year's Day 2022, Friday, December 31, 2021*
  • Martin Luther King Day, Monday, January 17, 2022
  • Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 21, 2022    
  • Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, 2022 
  • Juneteenth, Monday, June 20. 2022  
  • Independence Day, Monday, July 4, 2022    
  • Labor Day,  Monday, September 5, 2022
  • Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24, 2022    
  • Day after Thanksgiving, Friday, November 25, 2022
  • Christmas Eve, Friday, December 23, 2022*  
  • Christmas Day, Monday, December 26, 2022*
  • New Year's Day 2023, Monday, *January 2, 2023*

*If this holiday falls on Saturday, the headquarters' office is closed on Friday. If it falls on Sunday, the headquarters' office is closed the following Monday.

Weather Extreme Closures

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