October 22, 2013 Jefferson Building to Temporarily Close October 30
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Contact: Visitor Services Office (202) 707-8000
On Wednesday, October 30, the Great Hall, all exhibitions and the Library Shop in the Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress will temporarily close to the public between 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a special event.
The West Main doors and the Capitol Visitor Center tunnel will be closed to the general public and researchers during this time. There will be no public tours until 2:30 p.m., and the gallery talk has been cancelled.
Researchers with Library issued credentials may access the Jefferson Building reading rooms, as they will be open for normal hours of service. Entry is via the Southeast (2nd Street) entrance as well as via tunnels from the Adams and Madison buildings of the Library. All other reading rooms and exhibitions in the Madison and Adams buildings 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, exhibitions and all other sections of the Jefferson building will resume at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, October 30.
We regret any inconvenience this may cause our visitors and researchers.