Limited service during the summer

KB is open all summer, but it may take longer for you to get help. During certain weeks, some services and collections are closed.

A girl sits in a workshop, with a vase of flowers and sketches on the table in front of her.

By the artist Carl Larsson from the book "Åt solsidan", 1910.

In June, July and August, KB has reduced opening hours. On the Opening hours web page, you will find the current information.

Longer response times

KB's service is limited between 26 June and 20 August. This means that you may have to wait longer for a response in contact with staff, or when ordering material from the collections.

Closed collections during July

During July, it is not possible to order material from the following collections:

  • Manuscripts
  • Personal archives
  • Maps
  • Pictures
  • Ephemera
  • Posters

KB also has very limited service to answer questions about these specific collections.

The National Library’s Depot in Bålsta

The National Library’s Depot is closed from 24 July to 13 August.

Rogge Library in Strängnäs

Rogge Library has limited opportunities to receive visitors throughout the summer.

Interlibrary loans

KB's interlibrary loan service is closed from 10 July to 6 August.

Donations to KB

KB is not able to accept donations to the library's collections from 26 June to 20 August. Kindly send your suggestion for a donation after that date.