Where is the Manuscript Division located and what are the public services hours?
The Manuscript Reading Room is located in room LM-101 in the Library’s James Madison Memorial Building at 101 Independence Ave., SE, Washington, DC. Maps of the Library’s buildings and grounds may be found at https://www.loc.gov/visit/maps-and-floor-plans/. The Reading Room is open Mondays through Saturdays from 8:30 A.M. to 5 P.M.
Please note that the Library of Congress is currently closed to the public and most staff. See the Library's Covid 19 page for more information.
Additional Ways to Contact Us
Send written correspondence to:
Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave. SE
Washington, D.C. 20540-4680