Preston Library is located at 345 Letcher Avenue, Lexington, VA. It is open to the public during normal operating hours. We are the third academic building on the right as you enter the main gates of campus. A campus map is available here. Driving directions are available from the VMI Visitors' Information page.



Limited parking is available in front of Preston Library on Letcher Avenue. Additional parking is available in the South Institute Hill lot, which is accessible from Main Street as indicated on the map below. Visitors are welcome to park wherever space is available. There is no charge for parking on post.

Please note: Letcher Avenue is CLOSED to traffic during the academic year at the following times:

  • 0700-0730 Monday
  • 0610-0620 Tuesday
  • 0700-0715 Wednesday-Saturday
  • 1200-1210 Daily
  • 1800-1815 Daily
  • 1900-1915 Daily
  • 1630-1730 Friday
  • 1030-1130 Saturday during home football games

Please plan your visit accordingly.