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Though MSU Libraries remain closed to the public due to COVID-19, we are preparing to welcome students this fall, and we are working on changes inside our Library to welcome people safely. Our goal is to reopen to the public August 24. Until then (and after), we will continue to offer virtual services. Many resources remain available. Please see our Online and Distance Learning resource page for specific Library resources. Reference services are still available via chat and phone. We do have temporary policies for returning/renewing material.

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.

MSU Libraries
366 W. Circle Drive
East Lansing, MI
48824 USA
Phone: (517) 353-8700

Library Hours

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

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.

Visitor parking options map (pdf)

Virtual Tours

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 accessibility@lib.msu.edu to request an in-person tour or a written floor plan description.