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Library of Congress

Library of Congress

101 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20540

www.loc.gov

202-707-5000

The Library of Congress is the nation’s oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world with millions of books in its collection.

The Library’s mission is to support the Congress in fulfilling its constitutional duties and to further the progress of knowledge and creativity for the benefit of the American people.