Tour Your New Central Library

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, and will start after opening week.

General Tours

The General Tour focuses on the stories, brief history, and services of Central Library.

For opening week (November 1 to 10) tour times, please visit the Opening Day Activities page.

After opening week, registration is required for the following tours and will open shortly, although some drop-in spots will be available on the same day.

  • Monday through Saturday: tours at noon and 1 pm
  • Sundays: tours at 12:30 pm
  • Wednesday evenings: tours at 5:30 pm

Architecture Tours

The Architecture Tour highlights the architectural advances and features of the building, including the challenge of how to incorporate an active LRT line.

For opening week (November 1 to 10) tour times, please visit the Opening Day Activities page.

After opening week, registration is required for the following tours, and will open shortly.

  • Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays: tours at 11:30 am

Group tours are available 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 »

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