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Hotel Reservation Procedures

Updated 10/26/00 to adjust date for LC hosted dinner

Individual Reservation by Telephone

subway map, directions for driving, or directions from the metro to the hotel

Lowes L'Enfant Plaza Hotel
480 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20024

A block of guest rooms have been reserved for your convenience from Tuesday, November 14th to Saturday, November 18th. The hotel is pleased to offer the government rate of $118 plus 14.5 percent tax per room, per night. All guests should make reservations directly with the hotel at 800.635.5065 or 202.484.1000 between 8:00 AM and 11:30 PM on an individual basis, identifying themselves as members of the Library of Congress Bicentennial Conference on Bibliographic Control group. All reservations need to be guaranteed by check or credit card and must be received no later than October 1, 2000--after which all resevations are subject to availability. Check-in time is 3:00 p.m.---Check-out time is 1:00 p.m.

The hotel is located at the L'Enfant Plaza metro station, on the same blue/orange subway lines as the Library of Congress (at the Capitol South station), just 2 stops away. Metro fare is $1.10 each way.

Direct all hotel questions to Cornelia Goode 202.707.7614 or

Conference Entrance

Conference attendees will enter the James Madison Memorial Building Independence Ave. entrance (map) at 8:00 a.m. beginning November the 15th through November the 17th. Upon entering the building, please identify yourself to the police officers and proceed to the 6th floor. Directional signs will be available to assist you.


8:00-8:30 a.m.
Exit onto the 6th floor and proceed to the registration desk to receive your name badge and Conference package. Badges must be worn at all times.

Continental Breakfast

Continental breakfast available from 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. located on the west side of the registration area.

LC Hosted Dinner

Great Hall
Thursday, November 16, 2000
Thomas Jefferson Building
1st Street, SE map
To access the Great Hall, please present Conference Badge
First Floor Entrance - Clear Security
Proceed to self service coat checking and or registration/information table
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Reception/Exhibit-Mezzanine
7:30 - 8:45 p.m. Dinner

Complimentary Box Lunches

Friday, November 17, 2000
11:45 a.m.
You may pick-up your gourmet box lunches on the 6th floor in the registration area. The Dining Room A and the Mumford Room are suggested areas to enjoy your lunch.

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October 26, 2000
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