Library of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Bldg.

Monday - Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
(Capitol Hill)
Capitol South (orange/blue line) Exit station using main exit Walk approx. 2 blocks N on 1st Street SE.
Free
202-707-5000
4/24

Daniel Muller-Schott and Simon Trpcheski

Cellist Muller-Schott and pianist Trpcheski play works by Beethoven, Brahms and Chopin. At the Coolidge Auditorium.
5/2

Koussevitzky Legacy Celebration

In honor of Serge Koussevitzky's career and the work the conductor, composer and bassist has done for other composers since his death, the foundation's board members curated a program of works by composers who have received aid from the foundation. At the Coolidge Auditorium.
5/14

Natasha Trethewey

Will deliver her final lecture as U.S. poet laureate. At the Coolidge Auditorium.
5/30

Steep Canyon Rangers and Dailey & Vincent

At the Jefferson Building, Coolidge Auditorium.
Through 5/31

A Day Like No Other: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

A photo exhibition of 40 black-and-white images from the march. Images by the daily press, independent photographers and others. At the Jefferson Building.
Through 9/20

A Thousand Years of the Persian Book

An exhibition exploring Persia's literary tradition. Featured materials range from illustrated manuscripts to contemporary publications. At the Jefferson Building.
Through 12/12

Permanent collection

The largest library in the world and the oldest in the U.S., the Library of Congress houses millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps, and manuscripts. At the Jefferson Building.
Through 3/21/15

Herblock Looks at 1964

The next installation in the Library of Congress's ongoing display of 10 original drawings by cartoonist Herbert L. Block. At the Jefferson Building.
6/19 - 6/20/15

The Civil Rights Act of 1964

An exhibition featuring historical records, personal accounts, photography and more explores the challenges, results and events that led to the passage of the civil rights act. At the Jefferson Building.
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Editorial Review

The Library of Congress occupies three buildings on Capitol Hill, of which the Thomas Jefferson Building (1897) is the original. The Library began in 1800 inside the U.S. Capitol.