Opening hours

  Monday–Friday
Library 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Book return box (near the entrance) 7.30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Exhibition 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Prints and Drawings Department by appointment
Swiss Literary Archives by appointment
Bistrot L’esprit nouveau 8.30 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.

Extraordinary closures

Ascension:
Thursday 26 May 2022

Whitsun:
Monday 6 June 2022 

National Day:
Monday 1 August 2022

Christmas:
Monday 26 December 2022
The SLA reading room will be closed from 26 December to 30 December 2022 

New Year:
Monday 2 January 2023

Keep up to date

The best way to find out about exceptional closures is by using one of the following channels:

Last modification 07.07.2022

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Contact

Swiss National Library
Hallwylstrasse 15
3003 Bern
Switzerland
Phone +41 58 462 89 35
Fax +41 58 462 84 08
E-mail

Prints and drawings department
Phone +41 58 462 89 71
Fax +41 58 462 84 08
E-mail

Swiss Literary Archives
Phone +41 58 462 92 58
Fax +41 58 462 84 08
E-mail

Print contact

https://www.nb.admin.ch/content/snl/en/home/about-us/opening-hours.html