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Research Center African and Middle Eastern Reading Room

Location & Contact Information

Visit the Reading Room

plan view of Thomas Jefferson Building 5th floor with room names and numbers identified
Second Floor, Thomas Jefferson Building - Library of Congress

101 Independence Ave. SE
Thomas Jefferson Building, LJ 229
Washington, D.C. 20540-4820
2nd Floor Jefferson Building

Metro: Capitol South on the Blue, Orange, and Silver lines

AMED offers group briefings and research orientations onsite and online. We request that appointments be made at least 3 weeks in advance. Please contact AMED via Ask a Librarian.

Email

Email reference queries may be sent to the African and Middle Eastern Reading Room by using Ask a Librarian.

Phone or Fax

Phone: (202) 707-4188

Fax: (202) 707-3180

Mail

Mail can be sent to the address below. Please note, however, that US Postal Service mail delivery to Capitol Hill may experience significant delays due to security protocols. For the most prompt response, please contact us through Ask a Librarian.

African and Middle Eastern Division
Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave. SE
Washington, D.C. 20540-4820

Location

Library of Congress
10 First St., SE
Thomas Jefferson Building, LJ 229
Washington, DC 20540-4810
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Hours

Public Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed Saturdays, Sundays & Federal Holidays