The Library Reading Room, the Microfilm Reading Room and Manuscripts at the Tennessee State Library and Archives are open Tuesday through Saturday 8 am - 4:30 pm (Central Time). Legislative History is open Tuesday through Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm (Central Time). The Library and Archives will always be closed on Mondays.
Please note: Archival materials are available for retrieval between the hours of 8 am – 12 pm and 1 pm – 4 pm. If you know you will need materials between 12 pm – 1 pm, please call ahead to the Public Services section at 615-741-2764 or visit the Ask Us a Question! web page. We will do our best to accommodate your request.
The Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH), which is located in the Tennessee State Library and Archives building, is open Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4:30 pm (Central Time). It is strongly recommended that LBPH patrons call ahead on Mondays since the rest of the building will be closed.
The Library & Archives is located at 403 7th Avenue North immediately west of the State Capitol Building. The Tennessee Supreme Court Building (at the corner of 7th Avenue North and Charlotte Avenue) is located beside the library.