In English

Welcome to the National Library of Sweden. We collect, preserve and make available almost everything that is published in Sweden.


Open for pre-booked visits

We are open for pre-booked visits for those who need to study our collections in person.

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About the Library

One library – many assignments

The National Library of Sweden is both a library and a government agency.

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A guide with useful tips when preparing your visit to the National Library.

Most of our collection items are held in closed stores and need to be ordered in advance of your visit. To order and access material from our collections, you need to be 18 years or older and a registered user at the National Library. You can apply for a library card hereexternal link.

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