Late Openings Dec. 9
Due to inclement weather, some Library of Congress reading rooms will open late on Monday, Dec. 9.
October 22, 2013
Jefferson Building to Temporarily Close October 30
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.
Federal Government Shutdown
Due to the temporary shutdown of the federal government, all Library buildings are CLOSED and all public events are CANCELED.
September 27, 2013
Advisory: Possible Federal Shutdown
In the event of a temporary shutdown of the federal government, beginning Tuesday, October 1, all Library of Congress buildings will close to the public and researchers beginning October 1, 2013 until further notice.
September 12, 2013
Main Reading Room Open House on Columbus Day
Twice each year, the Library of Congress opens its magnificent Main Reading Room for a special public open house. The fall open house will take place on the federal Columbus Day holiday, Monday, Oct. 14.
Jefferson Building To Close Early May 21
On Tuesday, May 21, the Great Hall, all exhibitions and the Library Shop in the Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress will close to the public at 3 p.m. for a special event.