The Library of Congress will soon welcome visitors to experience its grand Main Reading Room in the Thomas Jefferson Building.
According to the Library, beginning Tuesday, April 11, the floor of the Main Reading Room will be open for visitors to view from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 2 to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays through Fridays. The access which is usually reserved for researchers will offer visitors a chance to walk inside and see one of Washington’s most beautiful spaces.
Visitors will also have the opportunity to Experience the Main Reading Room on Thursday evenings starting April 13 as part of Live at the Library, when the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building and all exhibitions are open for extended hours from 5 to 8 p.m. Visitors are invited to enjoy happy hour drinks and snacks available for purchase in the Great Hall overlooking the Capitol and the building’s beautiful architecture while immersing themselves in the Library’s exhibits, collections and programs. – Library of Congress
Courtesy – The Library of Congress