Opening hours

Please note the changed opening hours for registration as of 25 October 2021:
Monday – Wednesday  10:00 – 17:00  |  Thursday  10:00 – 19:00  |  Friday  10:00 – 17:00

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Information

Telephone inquiry service
(+49 89 28638-2322)
Monday – Friday10:00 – 17:00
Information  (ground floor)Monday – Friday10:00 – 17:00
Information  (1st floor)
(in the General Reading Room)
Currently closedCurrently closed
Information  (basement floor)
(in the Periodicals Reading Room)
Currently closedCurrently closed

Registration and loan

Registration  (ground floor)Monday – Friday10:00 - 19:00
Changed opening hours as of  25 October 2021
Monday – Wednesday10:00 – 17:00
Thursday10:00 - 19:00
Friday10:00 – 17:00
Issue and return desks  (ground floor)
(Media collection and media return for home loan)
Monday – Friday10:00 - 19:00
Service desk 1  (1st floor, marble hall)Monday – Friday09:00 - 17:00

Reading rooms/Working places

Please note, prior date reservation is required for every visit to the reading rooms. → Further information
General Reading Room  (1st floor)Monday – Saturday08:00 – 15:00
16:00 – 22:00
Periodicals Reading Room  (basement floor)Monday – Friday09:00 – 15:00
16:00 – 20:00
Saturday09:00 – 17:00
Aventinus Reading Room  (2nd floor)Monday – Friday09:00 - 17:00
East European, Oriental and Asian Reading Room  (3rd floor)Monday – Friday09:00 - 17:00
Reading Room for Music/Maps/Images  (1st floor)Monday – Friday09:00 – 17:00
Reading Room for Manuscripts and Rare Books  (1st floor)Monday – Friday09:00 – 17:00
Plaza – Learning and working area  (ground floor)Monday – Friday08:00 – 19:00

Scanning, printing, copying

Scanning, copying, printingLocations, equipment, service hours
Technical support in the General Reading Room  (1st floor)Monday – Friday09:00 – 15:00
16:00 – 18:45
Saturday10:00 – 15:00

Payment

Pay machines  (ground floor)
(cash or with EC card)
Monday – Saturday08:00 – 22:00
Pay machine  (1st floor)
(cash or with EC card)
Monday – Friday09:00 – 17:00

Cafeteria

StaBi Café  (basement floor)Monday – Friday08:00 – 19:00
Saturday09:00 – 17:00

Barrier-free access

Via the post office
on the south side of the building
Monday – Thursday
Friday
7:30 – 15:30
7:30 – 12:00

Library closure dates

2021 the library will be closed on:

1 January | 6 January | 2 – 5 April | 1 May | 13 May | 23/24 May | 3 June |
15 August | 3 October | 1 November | 24 – 26 December | 31 December

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