A Cascade of Books by Frank Eliscu (1912–1996) is a bronze sculptural screen that rises five stories above the main entrance to the James Madison Memorial Building of the Library of Congress. Measuring approximately 50 feet high by 35 feet wide, it consists of 98 open books, with some as large as five feet wide.
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Outdoor Walking Tour

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Capitol Visitor Center
Tulips with the Capitol in the background.

Monday through Saturday at 9 a.m. and 10 a.m., join a 50-minute outdoor guided tour exploring the Capitol building and grounds, weather permitting.

Meet outside of the Visitor Center near the bottom of the north ramp to the entrance. No passes or reservations are needed.

For a complete list of special activities with the Capitol Visitor Center, go to visitthecapitol.gov.

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