Contact: Visitor Services Office (202) 707-8000

September 13, 2011

Jefferson Building Closes Early Sept. 23

On Friday, Sept. 23, the Great Hall, all exhibitions (including the Library of Congress Experience) and the Library Shop in the Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress will close to the public at 3 p.m. for a special event.

Additionally, the West Main doors and the Capitol Visitors Center tunnel will be closed to the general public and researchers. The Madison Snack Shop will remain open to the general public.

Researchers with credentials may access the Jefferson Building reading rooms, as they will be open normal hours of service. Entry is via the Southeast entrances as well as the Adams and Madison building tunnels. All other reading rooms and exhibitions in the Madison and Adams buildings will be open as usual with normal hours of service.

All building exits will be available for use in the event of an emergency. Normal access to the Great Hall, exhibitions and all other sections of the Jefferson building will resume at regular hours on Saturday, Sept. 24.

We regret any inconvenience this may cause our visitors and researchers.

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PR 11-A06
09/13/11
ISSN 0731-3527

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