Opening hours

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Registering for a Reader Pass

Tues – Sat: 9.00 – 19.00

Central Reading Rooms
(General Collection Reading Room, History Science Reading Room, Literature Science Reading Room, Periodicals Reading Room, Microfilm Reading Room, Reference Library):

  • Tues – Sat: 9.00 – 20.00
  • Store requests can be submitted Tuesday to Friday, between 9.00 and 19.00, on Saturday, between 9.00 and 17.00.
  • Photocopying, scanning: Tuesday to Friday, between 9.00 and 19.00, on Saturday, between 11.00 and 19.00.

Special Collections Reading Rooms
(Manuscripts Reading Room, Early Printed Books Archive, Collection of Theatre History, Music Collection, Map Collection, Collection of Posters and Small Prints):

  • Tues – Fri: 9.00 – 17.00
  • Sat: 9.00 – 14.00
  • Documents stored in depository are available by the next workday the earliest. Requests submitted after Friday 14.00 are available only next Tuesday.

Library of Book History, Library and Information Science

  • Tues: 9.00 – 17.00
  • Wed: 9 .00 – 20.00
  • Thu: 9.00 – 17.00
  • Fri: 9.00 – 17.00
  • Sat: 9.00 – 14.00

Interlibrary loan:

  • Mon–Thu: 8–16.30 
  • Fri: 8.00 –14.00

Bookshop, customer service (Foor 5, at the Main Entrance):

  • Tues – Sat: 9.00 – 17.00 (lunch break: 13.00 – 13.30)

Buffet:

  • Mon: 8.00 – 16.00
  • Tues – Fri: 8.00 – 18.00
  • Sat: 10.00 – 17.00

Opening hours of the Express Elevator:

  • Mon-Sat: 6–20.30
  • Sun: 9–18.30
EXTRAORDINARY LIBRARY CLOSURE IN 2018
July 16 - September 3 Due to construction work, the summer closure of NSZL will be prolonged until September 3, 2018.
November 1-3 Closed
December 24, 2018 - January 1, 2019 Closed