State Library of Pennsylvania Reopens in Historic Forum Building on January 9, 2024 | Compendium

The State Library of Pennsylvania proudly announces its reopening on January 9, 2024, in the historic Forum Building, 607 South Drive, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The State Library’s Main Reading Room, along with the full Forum Building, has undergone renovation and restoration and is welcoming in-person visits from January 9, 2024. Check out new books, research your family tree, or spend some quiet time in the beautiful space. The Main Library Reading room will open each Tuesday 10-4, Wednesday 10-8, and Thursday 10-4. The Law Reading room is open by appointment. Virtual reference services continue Monday through Friday from 8:30-4:30.

Visit for details about library services and resources. Contact email with any questions. The State Library staff welcomes you back to the splendor of the revitalized Forum Building!