Opening hours - The National Library

Obchody niepodległości - przejdź do stronyOpening hours: Mon–Sat 8.30–20.30 

OPENING HOURS

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

Monday - Friday: 10.00-14.00

Saturday, Sunday and public holidays: 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, zzmuz@bn.org.pl
Sound and Audiovisual Records Reading Room (provides access to sound recordings, audiovisual materials): (+48 22) 608 23 30, 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.

Palace of the Commonwealth (Pałac Rzeczypospolitej), pl. Krasińskich 3/5

Informations about manuscripts: manus@bn.org.pl
Informations about early printed books: stardruk@bn.org.pl
Informations about access to the special collection: (+48 22) 531 02 03, udost@bn.org.pl

Manuscripts and Early Printed Books Reading Room

Monday - Friday: 9.00-17.00

Saturday, Sunday and public holidays: closed

Attention! Book request forms should be submitted by 16.15.

Manuscripts and Early Printed Books Reading Room has its regular maintenance break from December 24 to December 31. During those days it is 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.