Livingston Masonic Library Visitor Guidelines

Livingston Masonic Library & Museum 

Visitor Guidelines 


  • All researchers must schedule an appointment prior to their visit. To schedule an appointment, please email, Director, Alexander Vastola, to set up an appointment to check out, return, or conduct research. Patron walk-ins are allowed.

Library and Museum Hours:

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Tuesday and Thursday: 12 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Circulation and Masonic Reading Course Procedures:

  • Pick up and drop off services for circulating books: Patrons must schedule an appointment ahead of their arrival to give staff time to prepare books.
  • Patrons may return books contact-free using our book drop located outside the library.
  • All Masonic Reading Course-related requests (book return requests, renewals, etc.) from patrons should be sent to
  • Patrons still have the option to return books to the Library by mail.
  • Reading Course Certificates for completing reading courses will be mailed directly to patrons. 

Research Room Procedures:

  • All researchers must schedule an appointment to conduct research on-site in order for us to prepare the material you need.
  • All genealogy and research requests should be sent to Alexander Vastola at
  • Brief computer use will be allowed for searching the Library catalog.
  • For patrons who cannot conduct their research at the Library, materials can be prepared, scanned, and emailed to patrons.

Artifact Donation and Presentation Procedures:

  • Anyone interested in donating a book or an artifact to the Library & Museum should contact the Director, Alexander Vastola (
  • Any requests for the Library & Museum staff to display or send artifacts out to Masonic Lodges or Masonic organizations must be emailed to the Director, Alexander Vastola (

General Museum Inquiries

  • If you have additional questions regarding the artifact collection, please email the Director of Collection Services (

Library Lecture Series:

  • Library lectures will be in-person events and virtual format lectures will be live-streamed on our YouTube Channel. 
  • If you would like to present a lecture as a speaker for the Library’s Lecture Series, email the Executive Director, V∴W∴ Michael LaRocco for more information.


V∴W∴ Michael LaRocco
Executive Director

Updated April 13th, 2023