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Library-Archives Hours

Regular Hours 2014

Special Notice

The Historical Society's headquarters building at 816 State Street will be closed on Saturday, May 3, due to the Revelry Music and Arts Festival at the University of Wisconsin Memorial Union. The festival grounds are directly adjacent to the Society's headquarters building. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For more information call 608-264-6535 or email AskLibrary@wisconsinhistory.org.

Regular Library Hours
Regular Archives Hours
Monday through Thursday
8 am - 9 pm

Friday and Saturday
8 am - 5 pm

Access to the stacks and Microforms Room ends 30 minutes before closing time.

Regular Library hours apply when the University of Wisconsin-Madison is in session. During University intersessions (see schedule below), the Library closes at 5 pm Monday-Saturday.

Monday through Friday
8 am - 5 pm

Saturday
9 am - 4 pm

Retrieval Hours for Archives Collections:

Monday through Friday
9 am - noon, 1 - 4 pm

Saturday
9 - 11:30 am
12:15 - 12:30 pm
1:15 - 3:45 pm

Closures

The Library and Archives are closed on Sundays and state of Wisconsin holidays.

The chart below shows when the Library's hours are reduced, and when the Library and Archives are closed for holidays and other events.

This schedule may change without notice. Before traveling to Madison to use our collections, call 608-264-6534 to confirm operating hours.

Schedule of Closures

Date

Change to Schedule

Reason

Jan 2-17, 2014

8 am - 5 pm

UW Intersession

Jan 18-20

Closed

Martin Luther King Day

Mar 17-22

8 am - 5 pm

UW Spring Break

May 3

Closed

Revelry Festival

May 19 - Jun 14

8 am - 5 pm

UW Intersession

May 24 - May 26

Closed

Memorial Day

Jul 4-6

Closed

Independence Day

Aug 11-29

8 am - 5 pm

UW Intersession

Aug 30 - Sep 1

Closed

Labor Day

Nov 26

8 am - 5 pm

Day Before Thanksgiving

Nov 27

Closed

Thanksgiving

Dec 22-23

8 am - 5 pm

UW Intersession

Dec 24-25

Closed

Christmas

Dec 26-30

8 am - 5 pm

UW Intersession

Dec 31, 2014 - Jan 1, 2015

Closed

New Year

Jan 2-16, 2015

8 am - 5 pm

UW Intersession


 

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