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The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library has closed for modernization. Collections are now available by appointment at the following partner locations as well as The Peabody Room at Georgetown Library.

Washingtoniana Reference & Photos

Washingtoniana reference services at the Newseum closed on June 29, 2018, and will reopen at an interim location, 4340 Connecticut Ave. NW, in Fall 2018. Email and phone reference requests will be suspended until we reopen in our new location. For immediate assistance with non-reference related questions, please call 202-727-1199. 

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DC Community Archives & Periodicals

Library of Congress
Newspaper and Current Periodicals Room
101 Independence Ave SE
Washington, DC 20540


Schedule an Appointment 
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday,
10 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. by appointment;
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday,
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. by appointment

Collections Available



The Peabody Room

Georgetown Neighborhood Library
3260 R St. NW, 3rd Floor
Washington, DC 20007


Monday & Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
2nd & 4th Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Also open by appointment.

Peabody Room Collections

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