January 20, 2018 Federal Government Shutdown
Due to the temporary shutdown of the federal government that began at 12:01 a.m., January 20, all Library of Congress buildings are now closed and all public events are canceled until further notice.
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 loc.gov will not be updated. Copyright.gov and Congress.gov will remain available.
Staff will not have access to office email, telephone messages or social media accounts during this time.
For updates please monitor the news media, check loc.gov, or call (202) 707-5000.