News from the Library of Congress

January 2018

  • January 17, 2018  (18-006)
    Semiannual Main Reading Room Open House Postponed Due to essential building and systems maintenance, the James Madison Memorial Building, the John Adams Building, all Library of Congress reading rooms and the Library Shop will be closed to the public and researchers on Saturday, Feb. 17.The Thomas Jefferson Building, which houses the Main Reading Room and also features the incomparable Great Hall and the Library of Congress exhibitions, will remain open to...
    • Date: 2018-01-17

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September 2014

  • September 17, 2014  (14-168)
    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 to share information about how the public can access the Library’s resources year-round.
    • Date: 2014-09-17

January 2014

  • January 31, 2014  (14-022)
    Main Reading Room Open House on Presidents Day On Feb. 17, the Library of Congress will open its magnificent Main Reading Room for a special open house to share information about how the public can access the Library’s resources year-round.
    • Date: 2014-01-31

September 2013

  • September 12, 2013  (13-160)
    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.
    • Date: 2013-09-12

September 2011

  • September 1, 2011  (11-A05)
    Main Reading Room Holds 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, October 10, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Date: 2011-09-01

February 2011

  • February 8, 2011  (11-030)
    Main Reading Room Holds Open House on President's Day Twice each year, the Library of Congress opens its magnificent Main Reading Room for a special public open house. The winter open house will take place on the federal Washington’s Birthday (Presidents’ Day) holiday, Monday, February 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Date: 2011-02-08

October 2010

  • October 5, 2010  (10-223)
    Main Reading Room Open House on Columbus Day Holiday 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, October 11.
    • Date: 2010-10-05

January 2010

  • January 15, 2010  (10-005)
    Main Reading Room Open House on Presidents' Day In honor of the federal Presidents’ Day Holiday, the magnificent Main Reading Room of the Library of Congress welcomes visitors for a special public open house on Monday, Feb. 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Main Reading Room is located on the first floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First Street, S.E. Washington, DC.
    • Date: 2010-01-15