Planning a visit

Everyone is welcome to visit the National Library of Sweden. Here you find everything you need to know.

Find your way

How to get here

The National Library is located in central Stockholm, in a park called Humlegården.

Map and directions
Planning a visit

Opening hours

The library is open Monday–Saturday.

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The national library of Sweden is quite different from other libraries. Here are a few things that are good to know before you visit.

Most of our collection items are held in closed storage rooms 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 KB. You can apply for a library card here. External link.

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Free lockers
Bok med kaffefläckar
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Stora läsesalen
Free Wifi
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