Hours of Operation

The Library is generally open to members, and members of the public wishing to use our collection of insurance materials for personal research, as follows:

Monday—Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The Library is closed on most federal or state holidays.

When the Boston Public Schools are closed due to weather, the staff will likely work remotely.

The Library will be closed on Monday, February 19, for Presidents’ Day.


The Library is located at 156 State Street in Boston, in The Insurance Library Association of Boston building. Our entrance is on the second floor.

We are in the heart of the financial district near Quincy Market. We are two doors down from the Black Rose Pub and across the street from the Custom House Tower.

Parking is available at various garages around the Quincy Market complex, 75 State Street, and the Garage at Post Office Square. The SpotHero parking app can provide special rates for some garages.

We are a ten-minute walk from North Station or South Station, and slightly less from the Rowes Wharf commuter boat terminal.

Nearby MBTA stops include:

Blue Line Aquarium Stop

Orange Line State Street Stop

Green Line Government Center Stop