The Library’s main preservation facility is designed and built to create and optimal preservation environment for the Library’s physical collections, including books and bound periodicals, as well as maps, manuscripts, prints, photographs, sheet music and microfilm masters. Five modules and four cold storage rooms have already been completed and are fully operational, and construction has begun on a sixth. When construction of all modules is completed, there will be five single size (12,500 sq ft) and four double size (25,000 sq ft) modules, in addition to the cold storage rooms, located on a secure 100-acre site within the U.S. Army Base at Fort Meade, MD. https://www.loc.gov/preservation/ Transportation is provided to and from the WCC.
Meet buses on 9th St pick-up location.
ALA Unit/Subunit: AFL-LOC
Meeting Type: Ticketed Event
Cost: Ticketed Event. Not included with registration. Visit the Ticketed Events Information Page for further details.