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NLM Reading Room to Reopen by Appointment on October 3, 2022

September 13, 2022

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) will resume Reading Room operations on October 3, 2022. Due to renovations taking place in the NLM building, as well as ongoing COVID-19 considerations, NLM Reading Room services will have several changes from the services provided prior to the pandemic.

NLM will welcome users by appointment only Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm ET. To make an appointment, please call 1-888-346-3656 Monday through Friday 9:00 am-5:00 pm ET.

Reading Room users will work in a temporary Reading Room located in room B1E08, the Billings Conference Room. The Reading Room can accommodate up to four users at a time. You can find more information on using the Reading Room on the NLM website.

NLM is following the NIH COVID-19 Safety Plan to ensure the safety of our users and staff.

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we plan to reopen in manner that prioritizes the safety of the public and NLM staff. We look forward to welcoming you back to our Reading Room.