Event Special Events Live! at the Library

Date and Location

Part of Live at the Library

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The Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building and all of the Library's exhibitions will be open for extended hours on Thursdays from 5 to 8 p.m. Visitors are invited to enjoy happy hour drinks and food available for purchase in the Great Hall overlooking the Capitol and the Thomas Jefferson Building’s beautiful architecture while immersing themselves in the Library’s exhibits, collections and programs. The series will regularly feature special conversations, music, performances, films and workshops that showcase the broad range of holdings at the national library.

Every Library of Congress visitor must reserve timed-entry passes in order to maintain safe capacity levels in the Thomas Jefferson Building. Reserve your timed entry pass.

Review our Know Before You Go guide for current Library safety and visiting requirements.