February 23, 2010 Jefferson Building Restrictions March 2
Contact: Visitor Services Office (202) 707-8000
On Tuesday, March 2, the Great Hall, all exhibitions (including the Library of Congress Experience) and Library Shop will be closed to the public until 2 p.m. for a special event. Visitors will not be allowed in the Jefferson Building until 2 p.m. However all reading rooms will be open for researchers fro the entire day.
Additionally, the West Main doors and the Capitol Visitors Center (CVC) tunnel will be closed to the general public and researchers. The Madison Building Cafeteria and Snack Shop will also be open to the general public.
Researchers with credentials may access the Jefferson Building Reading Rooms as they will be open normal hours of service. Entry is via the Southeast entrances as well as the Adams and Madison building tunnels. All other Reading Rooms and exhibitions in the Madison Building will be open as usual with normal hours of service.
All building exits will be available for use in the event of an emergency. Normal access to the Great Hall and all other sections of the Jefferson building will resume at 2 p.m. on March 2.
We regret any inconvenience this may cause our visitors and researchers.