Opening hours

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Out of the reading rooms located on Floor 7 of the Library building, only the General Reading Room, the Microfilm Reading Room and the Library of Book History, Library and Information can be visited. 

Reading rooms of the Special Collections have been reopened to readers as of July 14, 2020, in compliance with the epidemiological rules due to the coronavirus situation.

Detailed information on using the Library

Extraordinary Closure 2020
March 17, 2020 – June 15, 2020 Closed (pandemic measure)
Thursday August 20, 2020 Closed 
Friday August 21, 2020 Closed 
Friday October 23, 2020 Closed 
Saturday October 24, 2020 Closed
December 24, 2020 – January 3, 2021  Closed

 

Registering for a Reader Pass  

  • Tuesday – Friday: 10.00 – 16.30

General Reading Rooms
Currently, the General Reading Room and the Microfilm Reading Room can be visited.

  • Tuesday – Friday: 10.00 – 17.00
  • Repository requests can be submitted Tuesday–Friday 10.00– 16.00

Special Collections Reading Rooms
Reading rooms of the Special Collections have been reopened to readers as of July 14, 2020, in compliance with the epidemiological rules due to the coronavirus situation.

Our readers can do research work in our reading rooms only follwing prior place and date reservation. Without place and date reservation, our special collections reading rooms cannot be visited.

Opening hours: Tuesday to Thursday, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Library of Book History, Library and Information Science
We are waiting for our readers with shortened opening hours according to the following:

  • Tuesday to Friday, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Bookshop – Infopoint

  • Tuesday – Friday: 10.00 – 17.00

Buffet:

  • Tuesday – Thursday: 8.00-17.00
  • Friday: 8.00-16.00

Opening hours of the Express Elevator:

  • Mon: 6.00–19.00
  • Tuesday to Saturday: 6.00–20.30
  • Sunday: 9.00–18.30