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State Library
State House, 2nd floor
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401) 222-2473
Fax: (401) 222-3034
TTY: 711


Open to the public
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


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A Federal Depository since 1791 and An Official Federal Depository Library since 1913


The State of Rhode Island will be observing Independence Day on Monday, July 6, 2015.
Regular business hours will resume on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 8:30 AM EDT.

State Library

We help lawmakers and the public with legal and historical research. There are more than 155,000 volumes in our collections ranging from reports by federal and state agencies to a complete set of legislative journals. Visitors are welcome to use our wireless Internet access or our computers with Internet access. We are open weekdays, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. -- except holidays -- and whenever the General Assembly is in session.