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Temporary closing

 
From 11 October to approx. 20 October 2021, due to the maintenance of the heating system in the reading room, both on-site reading and lending will be suspended. We are at the disposal of our readers by telephone and e-mail from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Thursday and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Fridays.

The exact time of the completion of the works is uncertain and will be announced later.

Our special collections will not be affected by this restriction and will be available to our previously registered readers.

Information | 2021. 09. 22.


The Library’s hours of operation changed from Monday 7th June

 
From Monday 7th June, 2021 the Main Reading Room and the Special Collections are open as follows, with certain restrictions.

In accordance with the current government regulations, the library’s on-site services are only available for readers holding immunity certificate cards.

Upon arrival, the immunity certificate card must be presented in the Reading Room along with a valid registration card or any official document certifying identity. After the card is checked by the librarian, a seat number will be allocated to the reader. For readers without immunity certificate card, on-site services are currently unavailable.

For safety reasons, it’s compulsory to wear a mask (covering both mouth and nose) in the library building. It’s also recommended to use the hand sanitizer at the entrance of the Reading Room and keep a safety distance of at least 1.5 metres from other people.

Opening hours and advanced reservations:

Main Reading Room:
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9 am to 7 pm, Saturday 9 am to 5 pm
Stacks service: Monday to Friday 9 am to 4 pm, Saturday 9 am to 12 pm
No advanced reservations are necessary.

Oriental Collection:
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday 9 am to 4 pm, Friday 9 am to 1.30 pm
Stacks service: Monday to Thursday 9 am to 3 pm, Friday 9 am to 12.30 pm
Advanced reservations must be made at keleti [at] konyvtar .mta . hu or by phone.

Department of Manuscripts & Rare Books:
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday 9 am to 4 pm, Friday 9 am to 1.30 pm
Stacks service: Monday to Thursday 9 am to 3 pm, Friday 9 am to 12 pm
Advanced reservations must be made at kezirattar [at] konyvtar . mta . hu or by phone.

Archives of the Academy:
Opening hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9 am to 3 pm
Advanced reservations must be made at hay . diana [at] konyvtar . mta . hu or by phone.

Information | 2021. 06. 04.


The Library’s reading rooms will reopen from Monday 17th May

 
From Monday 17th May, 2021 the Main Reading Room and the Special Collections will reopen for on-site use, with certain restrictions and shorter opening hours.

In accordance with the current government regulations, the library’s on-site services are only available for readers holding immunity certificate cards.

Upon arrival, the immunity certificate card must be presented in the Reading Room along with a valid registration card or any official document certifying identity. After the card is checked by the librarian, a seat number will be allocated to the reader. For readers without immunity certificate card, on-site services are currently unavailable.

For safety reasons, it’s compulsory to wear a mask (covering both mouth and nose) in the library building. It’s also recommended to use the hand sanitizer at the entrance of the Reading Room and keep a safety distance of at least 1.5 metres from other people.

Loan requests can be placed through the online catalogue from 8 am on 15th May, 2021. Registration fees can only be paid in cash.

Opening hours and advanced reservations:

Main Reading Room:
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday 9 am to 5 pm, Friday 9 am to 2 pm
Stacks service: Monday to Thursday 9 am to 4 pm, Friday 9 am to 1 pm
No advanced reservations are necessary.

Oriental Collection:
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday 9 am to 4 pm, Friday 9 am to 1.30 pm
Stacks service: Monday to Thursday 9 am to 3 pm, Friday 9 am to 12.30 pm
Advanced reservations must be made at keleti [at] konyvtar .mta . hu or by phone.

Department of Manuscripts & Rare Books:
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday 9 am to 4 pm, Friday 9 am to 1.30 pm
Stacks service: Monday to Thursday 9 am to 3 pm, Friday 9 am to 12 pm
Advanced reservations must be made at kezirattar [at] konyvtar .mta . hu or by phone.

Archives of the Academy:
Opening hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9 am to 3 pm
Advanced reservations must be made at hay .diana [at] konyvtar . mta . hu or by phone.

Information | 2021. 05. 07.


Library closure notice

 
Due to the coronavirus pandemic the Library and its Special Collections will be closed from Wednesday, November 11, until further notice.

Thank you for your understanding!

Information | 2021. 01. 04.