April 3, 2019 Jefferson Building Closed April 9

Reading Rooms Open Normal Hours

Contact: Visitor Services Office (202) 707-8000
Website: General Hours of Operation | Reading Room Hours

On Tuesday, April 9, the Great Hall, all exhibitions and the Library Shop in the Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress will be closed for a special event.

Additionally, the West Main doors, West Basement (Carriage) doors, Capitol Visitors Center tunnel, and the West Front Drive parking lot will be closed to all staff, researchers, and the general public.  

Researchers with Library-issued credentials may access the Jefferson Building reading rooms as they will be open normal hours of service with access via the Southeast (2nd Street) entrance from 8:30 a.m to 5 p.m. All reading rooms and exhibitions 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 Wednesday, April 10.


PR 19-A01
ISSN 0731-3527