The Navy Department Library
Founded in 1800 by direction of President
John Adams, the Navy Department Library is one of the oldest federal
government libraries. Its 150,000 volumes are the nation's most
highly concentrated and accessible collections of literature on
the United States Navy.
Washington Navy Yard, first floor of Building 44.
Map of the Washington Navy Yard and Information on Visiting the NHHC
Monday through Friday: 0900 - 1600 (9 am - 4 pm).
Wednesday: CLOSED for reference assistance
Weekends and Federal holidays: CLOSED:
Phone: (202) 433-4132; Fax (202) 433-9553; DSN: 288-4132