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Gillis Hall, California State Library

We are delighted that you are thinking about visiting the California State Library! All are welcome to drop by any time during our open hours, attend one of our public events or schedule a docent-led tour of the Library. Please don’t hesitate to contact us directly with any specific questions you might have about visiting the State Library.

Locations

LOCATIONS AND HOURS

Location and hours for public service desks, reading rooms, and other State Library services.

Events

EVENTS

Learn what's happening today at the State Library.

Exhibits

EXHIBITS

Our exhibits feature historic and contemporary works from our vast collections.

Tours

TOURS

The State Library conducts docent-led tours. You can also go on a self-guided or virtual tour.