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 2024

Ascension:
Thursday 9 May 2024

Whitsun:
Monday 20 May 2024 

National Day:
Thursday 1 August 2024

Christmas:
Tuesday 24 December from 1 p.m. to Friday 27 December 2024
The reading rooms of the Swiss Literary Archives and the Prints and Drawings Department will be closed from 24 December 2024 to 6 January 2025.

New Year:
Tuesday 31 December 2024 from 1 p.m. to Friday 3 January 2025

Keep up to date

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

Last modification 13.05.2024

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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/ueber-uns/oeffnungszeiten.html