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Notice: Limited researcher access to restricted digital resources is available on-site by appointment only. Online services, resources available. More.
Thomas Jefferson Building will reopen to visitors via timed, ticked entry beginning July 15. Virtual events ongoing. More.

Visiting the Library

Pathways

  • The Library is pleased to share new themed pathways through the Jefferson Building, clearly marked throughout our public spaces for a self-guided experience. Guided tours and tour reservations are not available at this time.

    The Library is a place where you can follow your curiosity. Choose a path through the Thomas Jefferson Building that inspires you.

Exhibitions

  • Beginning July 8, visitors with timed-entry passes will be able to view the Great Hall, the Gutenberg Bible, the Abel Buell 1784 U.S. map and the overlook into the Main Reading Room. Beginning July 15, “Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words”; “Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the Vote”; “Thomas Jefferson’s Library”; and “Exploring the Early Americas,” will be available to explore. Visit our virtual exhibitions to plan your route.

Reading Rooms

  • On-site research is now available! As of June 1, limited Reading Rooms are available to credentialed researchers by appointment only. Learn more about resources available to researchers. Have a question? We encourage you to contact a specialist through Ask a Librarian.

Visitor Information

(202) 707-8000 or veo@loc.gov

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