The Library of Congress announced Tuesday that it is closed to researchers and the public until further notice due to the federal government shutdown. All public events were canceled and websites were rendered inaccessible, with the exception of legislative information websites including Congress.gov.
As of Oct. 1, Library of Congress closed until further notice. Events canceled, most web sites inaccessible http://t.co/pW55mRaAG2
— Library of Congress (@librarycongress) October 1, 2013