Library of Congress

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Coordinates: 38°53′19″N 77°00′17″W / 38.88861°N 77.00472°W / 38.88861; -77.00472

Library of Congress
Thomas Jefferson Building Aerial by Carol M. Highsmith.jpg
Agency overview
Formed 1800
Preceding agency Parliamentary Library
Jurisdiction Government of United States
Website
http://www.loc.gov

The Library of Congress is the de facto national library of the United States and the research arm of the United States Congress.

The head of the Library is the Librarian of Congress. Carla Hayden[1] is the current acting Librarian of Congress.

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