All students, staff, and faculty must scan their MSU ID to access the MSU Library building between 10:00 pm – 7:30 am on Sunday - Thursday.
Address & Visiting
The Main Library is located on West Circle Drive, south of Grand River Avenue in East Lansing. The Library has two entrances, the Beaumont Entrance on West Circle Drive and the Red Cedar Entrance on the south side of the building facing the Red Cedar River, which has a ramp.
366 W. Circle Drive
East Lansing, MI
Phone: (517) 353-8700
The Main Library is open continuously, starting at 10 am on Sundays to 10 pm on Fridays during Fall and Spring semesters, with special hours on Saturdays and during holidays. Branch libraries and specific service desks maintain unique schedules. To verify the library is open, please see the complete hours listing.
Directions and Maps:
Directions to the MSU Main Library & Kellogg Center
Michigan State University Campus Map
Google Maps: Directions to the MSU Main Library
Main Library Floor Plan Maps:
- Floor Plan Overview (pdf)
- Basement (pdf)
- 1st Floor (pdf)
- 2nd Floor (East) (pdf)
- 2nd Floor (West) (pdf)
- 3rd Floor (East) - Library Staff Only
- 3rd Floor (West) (pdf)
- 4th Floor (East) (pdf)
- 4th Floor (West) (pdf)
Parking at the MSU Main Library
Public parking is available in the lot next to Spartan Stadium south of the Library on Red Cedar Drive at Visitor Parking Lot 62. From 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, the parking lots and spaces near the Library off Circle Drive are reserved for vehicles with faculty/staff parking permits.
Visitors with a valid Handicap Placard may park in any marked handicap space on campus without a permit. According to MSU policy, Handicap Placards are only valid in marked handicap spaces; If marked handicap spaces are not available, a designated faculty/staff permit is required to park in faculty staff lots, and appropriate payment is required to park in pay lots.
Visitor parking options map (pdf)
Virtual tours of the Main Library’s first floor, Digital Scholarship Lab, and the MSU Green Room are available to view before visiting.
Main Library First Floor:
Digital Scholarship Lab:
MSU Green Room:
If these virtual tours are inaccessible to you, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request an in-person tour or a written floor plan description.