Opening hours

  Monday–Friday
Library 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Return of books (cupboard 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 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Extraordinary closures

Easter:
from Friday April 2nd 2021 to Monday April 5th 2021

Ascension:
Thursday May 13th 2021

Whitsun:
Monday June 24th May 2021 

Christmas:
From 1 p.m. on Friday December 24th 2021 to Sunday December 26th 2021
The SLA reading room will be closed from December 24th 2021 to January 2nd 2022

New Year:
From 1 p.m. Friday December 31st 2021 to Sunday January 2nd 2022

 
 
 
 

Keep up to date

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

Last modification 20.09.2021

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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