The Library of Congress hosts professional visitors from around the world, including library science student groups, librarians and information technology specialists, and professionals from fields ranging from government to medicine to the arts.
For professional groups interested in the Library’s work, the Professional Visitor Program (PVP) staff will arrange a customized visit based on the group’s interests. Groups are limited to 15 people. Please submit requests at least one month in advance. Once we have received your request, someone from the PVP staff will contact you within five business days.
The PVP is not for those interested in conducting research at the Library of Congress. For those interested in researching the collections, please visit the Research and Reference Services page. To register as a researcher, please visit the Reader Registration page.
Visitor Services Office
Phone: (202) 707-9779
We accept requests up to six months in advance. Arrangements will depend on staff availability.
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