Conduct on Library Premises
All persons using the buildings and grounds of the Library are
required to conduct themselves in a manner that will not detrimentally
affect the peace, quiet, and good order of the Library. Persons
using the Library must comply with official signs of a restrictive
or directory nature, with the orders of the Library Police or the
supervisor of the area, and with all Library of Congress regulations.
A copy of LCR 1812, "Conduct on Library Premises," is
available upon request in the Main
The theft, defacement, mutilation, misuse, or destruction of Library
property is prohibited by federal statutes (which provide for fines
or imprisonment, or both) and by Library regulations, LCR 610 and
The Library of Congress is a closed stack library. The Library
does not allow public access to the stacks for any purpose.
No library materials may be removed from any of the Library's reading
rooms (LCR 610).