Library of Congress had a Main Reading Room Open House event on President’s Day, so I dropped by to check it out.
I got these panoramas of the Main Reading Room and the Great Hall:
…while Human Understanding looked down from The Dome:
The Main Reading Room was crowded with people all interested in seeing this chamber normally closed off most of the year. TV screens fed information to the general area, while a Flickr Meetup easel offered a gathering point for photographers.
The old card stacks were open to the public, too, and I found the Philippines:
Always an amazing place; it never fails to give me massive visual information overload.