Opening hours - The National Library

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Opening hours

InformaTION/reGISTRATION – main desk

Main building, al. Niepodległości 213, ground floor

UPPER READING ROOM, LOWER READING ROOM,  Załuski Reading Room, Recent Publications Reading Room, Reference Books Reading Room, Newspapers & Current Periodicals Reading Room

Main building, al. Niepodległości 213, ground floor

  • Opening times: Monday to Saturday, 8.30 a.m. to 8.30 p.m.
  • Contact: tel. (22) 608 25 84, (22) 608 25 85, email bnczyt@bn.org.pl
     

Rare Book & Manuscript Reading Room

Main building, al. Niepodległości 213, ground floor

  • Opening times
    - Legal deposit copies of books and periodicals from the 19th to 21st century with the call number A, items with the call number Kras., items containing the sub-references Cim., Cym., Chr., Cim. konsp., Konsp., Min. and Wyst., ephemera, early printed books: Monday to Saturday, 8.30 a.m. to 8.30 p.m.

        - Manuscripts:
        Monday to Friday, 8.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.

After placing orders for manuscripts, users should check on their account in the Library catalogue to see if consent to access the items has been granted.

Orders for manuscripts in their original form are realised within the timeframe indicated by the head of the Department of Manuscripts or a member of Library staff authorised by them.

Early printed books may only be consulted in digital form, via the digital library Polona.pl.  In special cases, where it is necessary for academic research, early printed books may be made available in the original. Users should send their request by email, giving full reasons, to the head of the Department of Early Printed Books. Readers may also request digitisation of items filling in the contact form at Polona.pl

Cartographic Reading Room

Main building, al. Niepodległości 213, first floor, Room 1108

  • Opening times: Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Contact: tel. (22) 608 27 16, (22) 608 27 21, email kart@bn.org.pl
     

Music Reading Room

Main building, al. Niepodległości 213, first floor, Room 1001

  • Opening times: Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Contact: tel. (22) 608 23 89, (22) 608 26 55, (22) 608 26 56, email zzmuz@bn.org.pl
     

Sound and Video Recordings Reading Room

Main building, al. Niepodległości 213, first floor, Room 1160

  • Opening times: Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Contact: tel. (22) 608 26 66, (22) 608 26 61, email czytzzdia@bn.org.pl
     

library of the donation of Polish Writers

Dom Literatury (House of Literature), ul. Krakowskie Przedmieście 87/89

  • Opening times: Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Contact: tel. (22) 826 25 04, email bdpp@bn.org.pl
     

 

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