The Smithsonian Libraries and Archives' physical locations remain temporarily closed. We continue to offer online services through our websites. For information on other Smithsonian museums, research centers and the National Zoo, visit si.edu/museums.
The Library supports the Anacostia Community Museum's mission, which is to document and preserve communities’ memories, struggles, and successes, and offer a platform where diverse voices and cultures can be heard.
The Botany and Horticulture Branch Library provides research support for the Department of Botany, NMNH and Smithsonian Gardens, plus a large number of botanists world-wide, who use the collections and resources.
The Library supports research, publications, academic and public programs, and exhibits of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, as well as biological research in Panamá and across Central America.