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Library buildings otherwise closed to the public. Public events on-site canceled until further notice. Virtual events ongoing. More.

Visiting the Library

While Library of Congress buildings are closed to the public, resources and events are available to use and experience remotely.


  • Take a virtual journey through history and culture: Explore exhibition content that brings the Library’s collections to life.


Thomas Jefferson Building
10 First Street SE
Washington, DC 20540

Visitor Information
(202) 707-8000 or


Library of Congress buildings are fully accessible, but are currently open by appointment for researchers only. Researchers requiring an ADA accommodation for their visit must make a request at least five days before their planned appointment by contacting or (202) 707-6024.

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