Opening hours

July - August 2019

Dear Library Users,

We would like to kindly inform that due to the implementation of the new ALMA library system, the Library will be open in the usual way as during the year until July 20 (Saturday)
The Library will be completely closed for readers from July 22 to August 31. 

Detailed information:

  • on-line renewals of Library books will be available until  20.00 P.M. July 22; 
  • the due dates of books and other materials borrowed will be extended, please check the information carefully in your Library accounts;
  • sending notifications about the impending due date of Library books borrowed will stop working from July 20;
  • during the closing period of the Library, no fines will be charged for overdue books. 

The library will be re-opened to its Users on September 2. 

The online catalogue with the function of placing book orders will be available from September 2.

Library Opening hours (regular)

Circulation Desk:

  • Monday - 10am - 8pm
  • Tuesday - Friday - 9am - 8pm
  • Saturday - 9am - 3.30pm

Interlibrary Loan:

  • Monday - 4pm - 7pm
  • Tuesday - Friday - 11am - 2pm
  • Saturday - closed

Catalogues, Main Reading Room (Lectorium)Large-Format Newspapers Reading Room, Researchers' Reading Room, European Reading Room, Reference Department Reading Room, Audiovisual Reading Room, Current Journals Reading Room:

  • Monday - Friday - 8.15am - 8.50pm
  • Saturday - 9am - 4pm

Manuscripts and Early Printed Books Reading Rooms:

  • Monday - Friday - 10am - 6pm
  • Saturday - 10am - 2pm

Requests are processed from Monday to Friday from 10 through 14.30. The requests submitted after 14.30 will be processed by the next day.


Graphics and Maps Room, Music Collection, Rara and Ephemera Room:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday - 10am - 3pm
  • Wednesday - 12am - 6pm
  • First Saturday of each month - 10am - 2pm

Requests are processed from Monday to Friday from 10 through 14.30. The requests submitted after 14.30 will be processed by the next day.


Library Administration - Monday - Friday - 8am - 3pm

Pickup of requested copies from the reprographic services - Monday - Friday - 8am - 2pm

Photocopy shop (in the Main Reading Room)

  • Monday – Friday - 9 am - 8 pm
  • Satuday 9 am – 3.30 pm