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Research Center Newspaper and Current Periodical Reading Room

Location and Contact Information

Map of the first floor of the James Madison building
First floor James Madison Building - Library of Congress

Visit the Reading Room

101 Independence Ave, SE
James Madison Building, LM 133 Washington, DC 20540-4760

1st floor, between blue and red corridors

Metro: Capitol South External link on the Blue, Orange, and Silver line

Email

Email reference queries may be sent to the Newspaper and Current Periodical Reading Room by using Ask a Librarian.

Phone

Phone: (202) 707-5690

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.

Serial and Government Publications Division
Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave. SE
Washington, D.C. 20540-4764

Location

Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave, SE
James Madison Building, LM 133
Washington, DC 20540-4810
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Hours

Monday through Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Friday and Saturday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed Sundays & Federal Holidays

Reader Registration (Rm. LM 133)
Monday through Saturday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.