Information on regular opening hours and exceptional closures of the NL can be found here:
When is the library open?
Where can I get a coffee or something to eat?
The "L'esprit nouveau" bistrot is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday. Hot meals are served from 11.30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
A drinks machine is available in the lounge (coffee machine on Saturdays).
Food and drink are not permitted in the public rooms.
Can I park near the NL?
The NL is situated in a residential area. In the blue zone, parking spaces may be used for a limited time (one hour with a parking disc).
The NL is easily accessible by tram and bus from Bern railway station.