Visitors can join a General Tour of Central Library or an Architecture Tour. Both tours last 45 minutes and are led by knowledgeable volunteers. Tours are available during regular Library hours.
Registration is required for the following tours, although some drop-in spots will be available on the same day.
- Monday through Friday: tours at noon
- Sundays: tours at 12:30 pm
The Architecture Tour highlights the architectural advances and features of the building, including the challenge of how to incorporate an active LRT line.
Registration is required for the following tours, although some drop-in spots will be available on the same day:
- Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays: tours at 11:30 am
- Wednesday evenings: tours at 5:30 pm
Group tours are available during regular Library Hours for groups of 10 to 20 people. If your group is larger than 20 people, please leave a note in the comment section of the booking form and we will do our best to accommodate. Request a group tour »
School group tours for the 2018–19 school year are now full. Requests for school group tours during the 2019–20 school year will open later in the summer. School groups who are visiting without a pre-booked tour are welcome to use our new Explore Central booklet for kids 6-12. Ask for it when you arrive!