Opening hours

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NLL opening hours:
Monday 12.00–20.00
Tuesday 9.00–17.00
Wednesday 12.00–20.00
Thursday 9.00–17.00
Friday 12.00–20.00
Saturday 10.00–17.00
Sunday closed

The Library is closed to visitors on public holidays, on Maintenance days and during diplomatic events. You can find list of these dates in 2021 HERE.

EPIDEMIOLOGICAL SAFETY REQUIREMENTS

Friends Room – shop opening hours:
Monday 12.00–17.00
Tuesday 11.00–17.00
Wednesday 12.00–18.00
Thursday 11.00–17.00
Friday 12.00–17.00
Saturday 11.00–16.00
Sunday closed

The restaurant and café are currently closed.

LEVEL MAP

Reading Room/Service Level Opening hours
Welcome Desk
Phone: +371 67806135, +371 25627640          
E–mail: welcomedesk@lnb.lv
Level 1                     Mon., Wed., Fri.
Tues., Thurs.
Sat.
Sun.
12.00–20.00
9.00–17.00
10.00–17.00 
closed   
Archives of Latvian Folklore
(
University of Latvia, Institute of
Literature, Folklore and Art)

Phone: +371 67228632
E–mail: lfk@lulfmi.lv
Level 5 Open upon request
Mon., Wed., Fri. 12.00–17.00
Tues., Thurs. 10.00–17.00
Sat., Sun. closed,
please use e-mail for contacts
Art Reading Room
Phone: +371 67806140
E–mail: maksla@lnb.lv
Level 4 Mon., Wed., Fri.
Tues., Thurs.
Sat.
Sun.
12.00–20.00
9.00–17.00
10.00–17.00 
closed
Audiovisual Reading Room
Phone: +371 67716065
E–mail: av@lnb.lv
Level 4 Mon., Wed., Fri.
Tues., Thurs.
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.
Tues., Thurs.
Sat.
Sun.
12.00–20.00
9.00–17.00
10.00–17.00 
closed
Book issuing
Phone: +371 67716204
E–mail: klasitava@lnb.lv
Level 2 Mon., Wed., Fri.
Tues., Thurs.
Sat.
Sun.
12.00–20.00
9.00–17.00
10.00–17.00 
closed
Children's Literature Centre
Phone: +371 67716041
E–mail: berni@lnb.lv
Level 7 Open upon request
Mon., Sun. closed
Tue., Thu. 9.00–17.00
Wed., Fri. 12.00–20.00
Sat. 10.00–17.00,
please use e-mail or phone for contacts
Economy and Law Reading Room
Phone: +371 67806121
E–mail: jurzin@lnb.lv
Level 2 Mon., Wed., Fri.
Tues., Thurs.
Sat.
Sun.
12.00–20.00
9.00–17.00
10.00–17.00 
closed
Humanities and Social Sciences
Reading Room

Phone: +371 67806122
E–mail: soczin@lnb.lv
Level 2 Mon., Wed., Fri.
Tues., Thurs.
Sat.
Sun.
12.00–20.00
9.00–17.00
10.00–17.00 
closed
Interlibrary loan
Phone: +371 67806124
E-mail: loan@lnb.lv
Level M Mon., Wed., Fri.
Tues., Thurs.
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 Open upon request
Mon., Wed., Fri. 12.00–20.00
Tue., Thu. 9.00–17.00
Sat. 10.00–17.00
Sun. closed,
please use e-mail or phone for contacts
John Fitzgerald Kennedy Reading Room
E-mail: ircriga@state.gov
Level 3 Mon., Wed., Fri.
Tues., Thurs.
Sat.
Sun.
12.00–20.00
9.00–17.00
10.00–17.00 
closed
Lettonica and Baltic Reading Room
Phone: +371 67716023
E–mail: letonika@lnb.lv
Level 5 Mon., Wed., Fri.
Tues., Thurs.
Sat.
Sun.
12.00–20.00
9.00–17.00
10.00–17.00 
closed
Library Science Reading Room
Phone: +371 67716047, +371 29336112
E–mail: zlasitava@lnb.lv
Level 8 Open upon request
Mon., Wed., Fri. 12.00–20.00
Tue., Thu. 9.00–17.00
Sat. 10.00–17.00
Sun. closed,
please use e-mail or phone for contacts
Maps Reading Room
Phone: +371 67716031
E–mail: karte@lnb.lv
Level 6 Open upon request
Mon., Wed., Fri. 12.00–20.00
Tue., Thu. 9.00–17.00
Sat. 10.00–17.00
Sun. closed,
please use e-mail or phone for contacts
Meditation Room
Phone: +371 67716063
E–mail: tereze.veinberga@lnb.lv
Level 4 Temporarily closed  
Music Reading Room
Phone: +371 67716064
E–mail: muzika@lnb.lv
Level 4 Mon., Wed., Fri.
Tues., Thurs.
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
Level 3 Mon., Wed., Fri.
Tues., Thurs.
Sat.
Sun.
12.00–20.00
9.00–17.00
10.00–17.00 
closed
Permanent exhibit "Book in Latvia"
Phone: +371 26420065
E-mail: gramata.latvija@lnb.lv
Level 1 Mon.
Tue., Thu., Sat.
Wed., Fri.
Sun.
12.00–17.00
10.00-17.00
12.00-20.00
closed
Personal loan
Phone: +371 67716204
E–mail: pers.abonements@lnb.lv
Level 2 Mon., Wed., Fri.
Tues., Thurs.
Sat.
Sun.
12.00–20.00
9.00–17.00
10.00–17.00 
closed
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Reading Room

Phone: +371 67716025
E–mail: retumi@lnb.lv
Level 5 Open upon request
Mon., Wed., Fri. 12.00–20.00
Tue., Thu. 9.00–17.00
Sat. 10.00–17.00
Sun. closed,
please use e-mail or phone for contacts
Reference and Information Centre
Phone: +371 67806110
E–mail: uzzinas@lnb.lv
Level M Mon., Wed., Fri.
Tues., Thurs.
Sat.
Sun.
12.00–20.00
9.00–17.00
10.00–17.00 
closed
Room -15+
Phone: +371 67716068
E–mail: konsultants@lnb.lv
Level M Temporarily closed  
Small Printed Items Reading Room
Phone: +371 67716032
E–mail: sikdarbi@lnb.lv
Level 6 Open upon request
Mon., Wed., Fri. 12.00–20.00
Tue., Thu. 9.00–17.00
Sat. 10.00–17.00
Sun. closed,
please use e-mail or phone for contacts
Technology and Science Reading Room
Phone: +371 67806132
E–mail: tehnologijas@lnb.lv
Level 3 Mon., Wed., Fri.
Tues., Thurs.
Sat.
Sun.
12.00–20.00
9.00–17.00
10.00–17.00 
closed

 
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