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Opening hours / Service times

General opening hours

Mon - Sat 8am - 10pm

Access to the reading rooms only after booking a time slot

Service times of specific areas

Haus Unter den Linden

General Reading Room
Mon - Sat 8am - 10pm

Manuscripts Reading Room
Maps Reading Room
Children’s and Young People’s Literature Reading Room
Music Reading Room

Mon, Wed, Fri 9am - 5 pm
Tue and Thu 9am - 7pm

Rare Books Reading Room
Mon – Fri 9am - 7pm
Sat 10am - 2pm

Newspaper Reading Room
Mon - Fri 9am - 10 pm
Information
Mon - Fri 10am - 4pm

Issue Desk
Mon - Fri 10am - 6pm
Sat 10am - 2pm

Return of books (Lended volumes for external use)
outside the service hours of the issue desk receipt-free at the entrance control

Information on the Ground Level
Mon - Fri 10am - 6pm
Sat 10am - 2pm

Information next to the Issue Desk
Mon - Fri 10am - 6pm
Sat 2pm - 6pm

Copy Centre
Service times (consultation):
Mon - Wed, Fri, Sat 11am - 5 pm, Thu 12pm - 6pm

Haus Potsdamer Strasse

Reading Rooms
Mon - Sat 8am - 10pm

Information in the Reading Room
Delivery of special area volumes
Mon - Sat 10am - 6pm

East Asia and Oriental Reading Room
Mon - Sat 8am - 10pm
Information Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm

Eastern Europe Reading Room
Mon - Sat 8am - 10pm

Lending Desk
Mon - Fri 10am - 6pm
Sat 10am - 2pm

Return of books (Lended volumes for external use)
outside the service hours of the lending desk receipt-free at the entrance control Mon - Sat 8am - 10pm

Information in the Entrance Hall
Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm
Sat 9am - 3pm

Copy Centre
Service times (consultation):
Mon - Wed, Fri, Sat 11am - 5 pm, Thu 12pm - 6pm

The library is closed on all Sundays and on public holidays in Berlin.

Tuesday8 March 2022International Women's Dayclosed
Friday15 Apri 2022Good Fridayclosed
Monday18 April 2022Easter Mondayclosed
Thursday26 May 2022Ascension Dayclosed
Monday6 June 2022Whit Mondayclosed
Saturday24 December 2022Christmas Eveclosed
Monday26 December 2022Christmas Dayclosed
Saturday31 December 2022New Year's Eveclosed