Opening hours

As of Tuesday, 9 March 2021, the home loan service and the registration office of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek will be re-opened. Ordered books can be collected and borrowed books can be returned again regularly. Registration (issuing of reader passes) takes place on site again as well. The opening hours are Monday through Friday from 10:00 to 19:00. The options of free-of-charge book delivery and of simplified contactless registration continue to be available.
The reading rooms will be reopened Monday through Friday as of Tuesday, 16 March 2021.
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Please note that the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek is open exclusively within the scope of the click & collect service, Monday through Friday, from 10:00 to 17:00, until Monday, 8 March 2021. The opening hours stated below relate to the limited operation under the conditions of the Corona pandemic and are possibly overridden by regulations during the closure due to the pandemic.

Information

Telephone inquiry service
(+49 89 28638-2322)
Monday – Friday10:00 – 17:00
Information  (ground floor)Currently closedCurrently closed
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 – FridayAs of 9 March 2021:
10:00 - 19:00
Issue and return desks  (ground floor)
(Media collection and media return for home loan)
Monday – FridayAs of 9 March 2021:
10:00 - 19:00
Service desk 1  (1st floor, marble hall)Monday – FridayScheduled as of 16 March 2021:
09:00 - 17:00

Reading rooms/Working places

Please note, prior registration is required for every visit to the reading rooms. → Further information
General Reading Room  (1st floor)Monday – FridayScheduled as of 16 March 2021:
08:00 – 15:00
16:00 – 21:00
Periodicals Reading Room  (basement floor)Monday – FridayScheduled as of 16 March 2021:
09:00 – 15:00
16:00 – 20:00
Aventinus Reading Room  (2nd floor)Monday – FridayScheduled as of 16 March 2021:
09:00 - 17:00
East European, Oriental and Asian Reading Room  (3rd floor)Monday – FridayScheduled as of 16 March 2021:
09:00 - 17:00
Reading Room for Music/Maps/Images  (1st floor)Monday – FridayScheduled as of 16 March 2021:
09:00 – 17:00
Reading Room for Manuscripts and Rare Books  (1st floor)Monday – FridayScheduled as of 16 March 2021:
09:00 – 17:00
Plaza – Lounge and break-time area  (ground floor)Currently closedCurrently closed
Working places in the marble hall  (1st floor)Currently closedCurrently closed

Scanning, printing, copying

Scanning, copying, printingLocations, equipment, service hours
Technical support in the General Reading Room  (1st floor)Monday – FridayScheduled as of 16 March 2021:
09:00 – 18:30

Payment

Pay machines  (ground floor)
(cash or with EC card)
Monday – FridayAs of 9 March 2021:
10:00 – 19:00
Pay machine  (1st floor)
(cash or with EC card)
Monday – FridayScheduled as of 16 March 2021:
09:00 – 17:00
(only accessible with registration for a research reading room)

Cafeteria

StaBi Café  (basement floor)Currently closedCurrently closed

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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