Library Hours and Access

Ingalls Library Hours

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.  

Wednesdays during the academic year
10:00 a.m.–7:30 p.m.

Closed Mondays

Please contact the library during the New Year, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas holidays.

reference [at] clevelandart [dot] org

Access to Library Materials

All library materials, except those in the reference collection, are housed in closed stacks and must be requested for retrieval at the circulation desk for use in the reading room. Materials are retrieved from the library stacks at 9:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.

On Wednesdays during the academic year, we will also retrieve books at 6:00 p.m. No books will be paged after 6:00 p.m. on Wednesdays.

Materials from the Ingalls Library’s Rare Book Collection will be retrieved between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., Tuesday through Friday.

Museum Archives Hours

Tuesday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Appointment recommended.
216-707-2492 or 216-707-2660
archives2 [at] clevelandart [dot] org

Access to Archival Materials

All archival materials are housed in closed stacks and must be requested for retrieval for use in the archives reading room, located within the Ingalls Library.  Materials are retrieved from the stacks on demand. To facilitate research needs, a prior appointment is recommended.