The Library of Congress occupies three buildings on Capitol Hill. The buildings are remarkable public spaces and public works of art. Each is named after a President of the United States who has a strong connection with the creation of Congress’s library.
View locations for events, exhibitions, reading rooms, and research centers.
Make one selection below.
Exhibitions and Visit Highlights
Reading Rooms and Research Centers
Special Events Spaces
Bird's Eye View
The Library Buildings
Thomas Jefferson Building
1st Street SE, between Independence Avenue and East Capitol Street
James Madison Memorial Building
Independence Avenue, between 1st and 2nd Streets