NLL maintenance days and public holidays in 2019, and summer opening hours

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The National Library of Latvia (NLL) is closed to visitors on public holidays, on the second Monday of each month (Maintenance day) and during diplomatic events. Summer opening hours apply from 1 July until 31 August.

On day before public holidays OPENING HOURS of the library and reading rooms will be reduced by 1 hour.

1 January Closed (New Year's Day)
14 January Closed (maintenance day)
11 February Closed (maintenance day)
11 March Closed (maintenance day)
8 April Closed (maintenance day)
18 April 9.00-19.00 (day before public holiday)
19 April Closed (Good Friday)
20 April 10.00-16.00 (day before public holiday)
21-22 April Closed (Easter)
30 April 9.00-19.00 (day before public holiday)
1 May Closed (Labour Day)
3 May 9.00-19.00 (day before public holiday)
4 May Closed (Declaration of Independence Day)
6 May Closed (public holiday)
11 May 10.00-16.00 (day before public holiday)
12 May Closed (Mother's Day)
13 May Closed (maintenance day)
8 June 10.00-16.00 (day before public holiday)
9 June Closed (Pentecost)
10 June 9.00-17.00 (entrance from Mūkusalas iela side, through restaurant "Klīversala")
11-12 June Closed (diplomatic event)
22 June 10.00-16.00 (day before public holiday)
23 June Closed (Midsummer Eve)
24 June Closed (St. John's Day)
8 July Closed (Inauguration of the President of Latvia)
17 August Closed (maintenance day)
20 August 9.00-17.00. Humanities and Social Sciences Reading Room will be closed.
29 August Closed (NLL Centenary Celebration preparations)
31 August 10.00-20.30. NLL Centenary celebrations. Reading rooms will be closed.
9 September Closed (maintenance day)
11-12 October Closed (diplomatic event)
14 October Closed (maintenance day)
11 November Closed (maintenance day). From 19.00 until 22.00 level 1 Atrium will be open for visitors. From 20.30 at the main entrance – Lāčplēsis Day concert. Free entrance.
17 November 10.00-16.00 (day before public holiday)
18 November Closed (Latvian National Day)
9 December Closed (maintenance day)
23 December 9.00-19.00 (day before public holiday)
24-26 December Closed (Christmas)
30 December 9.00-19.00 (day before public holiday)
31 December Closed (New Year's Eve)

NLL opening hours from 1 July until 31 August:

Mon.   Reading rooms are closed. Exhibitions are open 10.00-17.00 on Level 1.
Tues., Thurs.   9.00-17.00
Wed., Fri.   12.00-20.00
Sat.   10.00-17.00
Sun.   closed

Interlibrary loan from 1 July until 31 August is closed also on Saturdays.