Opening times

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National Library of Latvia is open for visitors:
Mon.-Fri. 9.00-20.00  •  Sat., Sun. 10.00-17.00

Library is closed on the 2nd Monday of each month (Maintenance day) and on public holidays. In extraordinary cases (with prior notice) - the Library is closed also at the time of state level events.

There are excursions available in the National Library of Latvia building. Duration of the tour - 1 hour. Pre-booking on weekdays (Mon.-Fri.) from 9.00 to 17.00, phone +371 22022920, e-mail: ekskursijas@lnb.lv.

Reading Room Level Opening hours
Registration Desk
Phone: +371 67806135, +371 25627640
E–mail: registratura@lnb.lv
Level 1              

Mon.-Fri.
Sat., Sun.

9.00-20.00
10.00–17.00
Aleksejs Apinis Rare Books and
Manuscripts Reading Room

Phone: +371 67806142
E–mail: retumi@lnb.lv
Level 5 Mon., Wed., Fri.
Tue., Thu.
Sat.
Sun.
12.00–20.00
9.00-17.00
10.00–17.00
closed
Alfreds Kalnins Music
Reading Room

Phone: +371 67716064
E–mail: muzika@lnb.lv
Level 4 Mon.-Fri.
Sat., Sun.
9.00-20.00
10.00–17.00
Archives of Latvian Folklore
of the Institute of Literature, Folklore
and Art (University of Latvia)

Phone: +371 67228632
E–mail: lfk@lulfmi.lv
Level 5 Mon.-Fri.
Sat., Sun.
10.00–17.00
closed
Audiovisual Reading Room
Phone: +371 67716065
E–mail: av@lnb.lv
Level 4 Mon., Wed., Fri.
Tue., Thu.
Sat.
Sun.
12.00–20.00
9.00-17.00
10.00–17.00
closed
Baltic Research Centre for
East Asian Studies Library (AsiaRes)
Reading Room

Phone: +371 67716172
E–mail: asiaresbibl@lnb.lv
Level M Mon., Wed., Fri.
Tue., Thu.
Sat.
Sun.
12.00–20.00
9.00-17.00
10.00–17.00
closed
Book issuing point
Phone: +371 67716204
E–mail: klasitava@lnb.lv
Level 2 Mon.-Fri.
Sat., Sun.
9.00-20.00
10.00–17.00
Children's Literature Centre
Phone: +371 67716041
E–mail: berni@lnb.lv
Level 7 Mon.
Tue.-Fri.
Sat., Sun.
closed
9.00-20.00
10.00–17.00
Economy and Rights
Reading Room

Phone: +371 67806121
E–mail: jurzin@lnb.lv
Level 2 Mon.-Fri.
Sat., Sun.
9.00-20.00
10.00–17.00

Humanities and Social Sciences
Reading Room

Phone: +371 67806122
E–mail: soczin@lnb.lv

Level 2 Mon.-Fri.
Sat., Sun.
9.00-20.00
10.00–17.00
Interlibrary loan
Phone: +371 67806124
E-mail: loan@lnb.lv
Level M Mon., Wed., Fri.
Tue., Thu.
Sat.
Sun.
12.00–20.00
9.00-17.00
10.00–17.00
closed
Internet Reading Room
Phone: +371 67716178
E-mail: ilasitava@lnb.lv
Level M Mon.-Fri.
Sat., Sun.
9.00-20.00
10.00–17.00
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Reading Room

Phone: +371 22031153
E-mail: jfk@lnb.lv
Level 3 Mon.-Fri.
Sat., Sun.
12.00–20.00
closed
Konrāds Ubāns Art
Reading Room

Phone: +371 67806140
E–mail: maksla@lnb.lv
Level 4 Mon.-Fri.
Sat., Sun.
9.00-20.00
10.00–17.00
Lettonica and Baltic
Reading Room

Phone: +371 67716023
E–mail: letonika@lnb.lv
Level 5 Mon.-Fri.
Sat., Sun.
9.00-20.00
10.00–17.00
Library and Information Science
Reading Room

E–mail: zlasitava@lnb.lv
Level 8 Mon., Wed., Fri.
Tue., Thu.
Sat.
Sun.
12.00–20.00
9.00-17.00
10.00–17.00
closed
Maps Reading Room
Phone: +371 67716031
E–mail: karte@lnb.lv
Level 6 Mon., Wed., Fri.
Tue., Thu.
Sat.
Sun.
12.00–20.00
9.00-17.00
10.00–17.00
closed
Periodicals Reading Room
Phone: +371 67806126
E–mail: periodika@lnb.lv, prese@lnb.lv
Level 3 Mon.-Fri.
Sat., Sun.
9.00-20.00
10.00–17.00
Reference and Information Centre
Phone: +371 67806110
E–mail: uzzinas@lnb.lv
Level M Mon.-Fri.
Sat., Sun.
9.00-20.00
10.00–17.00
Room -15+
Phone: +371 67806113
E–mail: konsultants@lnb.lv
Level M Mon.-Fri.
Sat., Sun.
9.00-20.00
10.00–17.00
Personal Loan
Phone: +371 67716204
E–mail: pers.abonements@lnb.lv
Level 2 Mon.-Fri.
Sat., Sun.
9.00-20.00
10.00–17.00
Small Prints Reading Room
E–mail: sikdarbi@lnb.lv
Level 6 Mon., Wed., Fri.
Tue., Thu.
Sat.
Sun.
12.00–20.00
9.00-17.00
10.00–17.00
closed
Technology and Science
Reading Room

Phone: +371 67806132
E–mail: tehnologijas@lnb.lv
Level 3 Mon.-Fri.
Sat., Sun.
9.00-20.00
10.00–17.00

Exhibitions

Restaurant, bistro and cafe "Klīversala"