Central Parking Information
- Street parking. There is metered street parking on most streets near the Library, with 30-minute, 1-hour or 2-hour limit for most spaces. Parking in these spaces is free after 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and all day on Sundays. Always check the posted signage on the section of the block where you park.
- Parking garage behind library. To reach this garage, turn left off of J Street into the alley between 8th and 9th streets.
- City Hall garage. Located on the eastern side of Cesar Chavez Park across from the Library, the City Hall Garage can be entered from I Street between 10th and 11th streets.
- Other parking options. The City of Sacramento offers a parking lot and garage rates page with various downtown parking options, including an area map that may be downloaded.
There are several options for parking around the Central Library: