September 14, 2010 Jefferson Building Closes Early Sept. 24

Contact: isitor Services Office (202) 707-8000

On Friday, Sept. 24, the Great Hall, all exhibitions (including the Library of Congress Experience) and the Library Shop in the Library's Thomas Jefferson Building will close to the public at 3 p.m. for a special event. Visitors will not be allowed in the Jefferson Building after 3 p.m. However all reading rooms will be open for researchers for 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 regular hours on Saturday, Sept. 25.

We regret any inconvenience this may cause our visitors and researchers.


PR 10-A06
ISSN 0731-3527