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

Theft of valuable books

Ten stolen books returned

Between 1995 and 2004, 62 books were stolen from the library. Now ten of them are returned, made possible by a generous donation.

Press release 22 October
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 here External link..

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