Opening hours - The National Library

PL

Opening hours

Main Building, al. Niepodległości 213

Reference Centre
Monday–Saturday: 8.30–20.30
Sunday and public holidays: closed
(+48 22) 608 23 30, bninform@bn.org.pl

Reading Rooms: Main, Heritage Collections
Monday–Saturday: 8.30–20.30
Sunday and public holidays: closed
On Saturday book request forms should be submitted by 15.00.
Librarianship and and information science materials are available in Main Reading Room, request forms are collected Monday-Friday only, no later than 15.00.
Ephemera are available in Heritage Collections Reading Room, request forms are collected Monday-Friday only, no later than 15.00.

Reading Rooms: Music, Sound and Audiovisual Records, Cartography
Closed
Cartography Reading Room (provides access to maps, graphics, drawings and photographs): (+48 22) 608 27 16, kart@bn.org.pl
Music Reading Room (provides access to sheet music): (+48 22) 608 23 89, (+48 22) 608 26 55, (+48 22) 608 26 56, zzmuz@bn.org.pl
Sound and Audiovisual Records Reading Room (provides access to sound recordings, audiovisual materials): (+48 22) 608 26 66, (+48 22) 608 26 61, czytzzdia@bn.org.pl

Readers Registration
Monday–Saturday: 8.30–20.30
Sunday and public holidays: closed
The reading-rooms have their regular maintenance breaks from December 24 to December 31. During those days they are closed to readers.

The entire library is closed to readers:

  • on all Sundays
  • for all national and church holidays, i.e.: January 1, Easter weekend and the following Monday, May 1, May 3, Corpus Christi, August 15, November 1, November 11, Christmas Day and December 26.