Presidents Day Open House and More Teaching Resources

Twice each year, the Library of Congress holds a Main Reading Room Open House to share information about  the Library’s resources in this magnificent space. The first open house of 2017 will take place on the Presidents Day holiday, Monday, Feb. 20, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First Street S.E., Washington, D.C. The entire Jefferson Building will be open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Online and 24-7, he Library of Congress offers wonderful primary source sets, many with free eBook versions. For Presidents Day, see Washington, Jefferson, and Lincoln: Three Great Presidents,  Abraham Lincoln: Rise to National Prominence: and a larger collection,  Portraits of the Presidents and First Ladies, 1789-present.