December 7, 2017 Advisory: Possible Federal Government Shutdown

In the event of a temporary shutdown of the federal government, beginning Saturday, December 9, all Library of Congress buildings will be closed to the public and researchers.

All public events will be cancelled.

Also, all inquiries and requests to the Library of Congress web-based services will not be received or responded to until the shutdown ends. Information on will not be updated. and will remain available.

For updates please monitor the news media, check or call (202) 707-5000.


PR 17-A08
ISSN 0731-3527