November 13, 2018 (REVISED 11/15/2018) Jefferson Building Early Closure November 15
Due to a special event on Thursday, November 15, the Great Hall, all exhibitions and the Library Shop in the Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress will close at 3 p.m.
Additionally, the West Main doors, West Basement (Carriage) doors and the Capitol Visitors Center tunnel will close to the general public.
Also, the Library's Main Reading Room in the Thomas Jefferson Building will close at 5 p.m.
Researchers with Library-issued credentials may access the Jefferson Building reading rooms as they will be open normal hours of service with regular access. Entry is via the West Basement (Carriage) until 5 p.m., the Southeast (2nd Street) entrance after 5 p.m., as well as via tunnels from the Adams and Madison buildings of the Library.
All other reading rooms in the Madison and Adams buildings will operate under normal hours of service.
All building exits will be available for use in the event of an emergency. Normal access to the Great Hall, Main Reading Room, exhibitions and all other sections of the Jefferson building will resume at regular hours on Friday, November 16.