Central Library

Monday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Tuesday - Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Masks must be worn by anyone visiting our library locations

The Central Library serves as the main resource library for the system.

It houses the major library departments, including: Customer Service, Community Reference, Special Collections, Youth Services, Document Delivery, Collection Maintenance, Library Outreach, and all of the Administrative departments.

In-Person Services

In-Person Events

Online Events

Parking

The Central Library parking garage is located directly west of the Central Library building on the northwest corner of 10th & Baltimore. The Community Bookshelf is a striking feature of the south wall of the Central Library's parking garage. It is open 7 days a week.

Please note: The Central Library parking garage has a maximum 8' (eight foot) clearance.

Learn more about Central Library's parking system »

Cost to Park

Monday – Friday
  • 1 hour free with validation from machines inside the library.
  • $1 every 20 minutes (or portion thereof) with a maximum charge per day of $10.
  • $5 for the day if you arrive prior to 8:00 a.m. (Validation not available)
  • $5 after Library closing hours.
Weekends
  • Free with validation during library hours.
  • $5 before & after library hours.
Library events outside of normal operating hours
  • For earlier morning events, tickets are dispensed 30 minutes before the event begins.
  • For later evening events, tickets are dispensed through the end of the event.