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Visit the Library

Location

The National Agricultural Library is located in Beltsville, Maryland, 15 miles northeast of Washington, DC, near the intersection of U.S. Route 1 and Interstates 95 and 495 (Beltway Exit 25-North).

National Agricultural Library 10301 Baltimore Avenue Beltsville, MD 20705

Hours

Library 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Monday - Friday
Closed on Federal holidays

Special Collections 8:30 AM to Noon and 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Monday - Friday, by appointment only
Please contact us to schedule a visit.

USDA Employee Shuttle Service

USDA employees can use the USDA Shuttle Service to visit NAL. Please visit the Shuttle Service website for routes and schedules.