The bookstore is operated by Eastern National, a partner of the National Park Service that sells books and other educational materials and operates many other bookstores at national park sites throughout the country. Proceeds from sales support National Mall and Memorial Parks and other National Parks.
The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial bookstore is located near the memorial entrance along West Basin Drive and is open daily from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
Did You Know?
Traditionally, from George Washington's time to FDR’s, inauguration day fell on March 4; this remained the case with few exceptions. However, the date was changed by the Twentieth Amendment to the Constitution to January 20 to reduce the post-election "lame duck" period; it took effect in 1937.