Visiting the Library
Come experience the exhibitions, installations, and gallery talks that bring the Library’s collections to life.
Concerts, Lectures & Other Events
The Library's reading rooms are organized by subject, language & format. Before visiting, find out about hours, policies & services for each room.
The Library offers many different dining options, including a cafeteria overlooking Capitol Hill.
Visit Online Store on Shopify External on your trip to find books, souvenirs and Library inspired gifts.
Locations & Maps
Thomas Jefferson Building
10 First Street SE
Washington, DC 20540
(202) 707-8000 or [email protected]
To best serve more than 1.7 million visitors each year, we rely on more than 300 volunteers to greet and assist visitors, guide researchers, and give tours.
The Library buildings are fully accessible. A limited number of wheelchairs are provided at the Jefferson Building ground floor information desk.