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The Cistercian Historic Library opened its doors again

NSZL’s Book and Souvenir Shop reopens to visitors

The Corvina Library and the Buda Workshop – 3D version

Libraries help with books delivered to the door and with online tale reading

Many libraries in the country bring books to the elderly and disabled people. Enthusiastic librarians read tales online for children trapped inside four walls, and the könyvtárak.hu website offers library podcasts to adults during the coronary epidemic.

Mercurius is available online

You can follow the main events of the Hungarian national library and also have a look at  library reports in  the latest, 2015–2016–2017 issue of NSZL’s almanac.


Management of the pandemic situation in libraries
On the website of the Hungarian Library Institute, we have added a new, highlighted menu item summing up all the library information on the epidemic situation summing up all the library information on the epidemic situation in the Information Services menu. (All information is in Hungarian, we show you this merely for your information.)
Dance around Hungary online!

You can learn the characteristic dances of eight regions of Hungary from the comfort of your home with the help of National Széchényi Library. Teaching of the dances will be presented by members of the most outstanding children's ensembles, winners of the Szarvas Children's Solo Dance Festival.

Reprographic services temporarily suspended

Dear Readers and Partners!

Hereby we inform you that our reprographic services will temporarily be suspended. Of course, orders that have already been submitted will be fulfilled, but we will not accept new orders for a while.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.


New Director-General at the head of National Széchényi Library

Prof. Dr. Miklós Kásler, Minister of Human Capacities, with effect from March 16, 2020, appointed Dávid Rózsa as Director-General of National Széchényi Library.

Emergency measure

In view of the epidemic situation, National Széchényi Library will suspend indefinitely its personally available public services as of Tuesday March 17, 2020.

Digitization Center in NSZL

On Floor 8 of the building of National Széchényi Library, we will soon be opening a Digitalization Center that is unique on a regional level.