Central Library

Central Library

The Central Library serves as the major resource library for the system. It houses the major library departments, including: Customer Service, Central Reference, Special Collections, Youth Services, Document Delivery, Collection Maintenance, Library Outreach, and all of the Administrative departments.

At this location

Visit our Central Library Space Rental page for more information about available spaces.


The Central Library parking garage is located directly west of the Central Library building on the northwest corner of 10th & Baltimore. The Community Bookshelf is a striking feature of the south wall of the Central Library's parking garage. It is open 7 days a week.

The cost to park is as follows:

  • Free for the first hour with validation from Library staff
  • $1 every 20 minutes (or portion thereof) after the first validated hour with a maximum charge per day of $8.
  • $4 after library hours
  • Free with validation from Library staff during library hours
  • $4 after library hours

Learn more about the Central Library's unique archictecture.