Opening hours

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Due to the COVID-19 restrictions announced by the Latvian government the National Library of Latvia is closed. Enquiries, consultations and e-services are available

Friends Room – shop:  closed

The Library is closed to visitors on public holidays, on maintenance days and during diplomatic events. You can find list of these dates in 2021 HERE.

LEVEL MAP

Reading Room/Service Level Opening hours
Welcome Desk
Phone: +371 67806135, +371 25627640
E–mail: welcomedesk@lnb.lv
Level 1                                                          

Closed, remote services available:
Mon.-Fri. 9.00–17.00

Archives of Latvian Folklore
(
University of Latvia, Institute of
Literature, Folklore and Art)

Phone: +371 67228632
E–mail: lfk@lulfmi.lv
Level 5 Temporarily closed  
Art Reading Room
Phone: +371 67806140
E–mail: maksla@lnb.lv
Level 4 Closed, remote services available:
Mon.-Fri. 9.00–17.00
Audiovisual Reading Room
Phone: +371 67716065
E–mail: av@lnb.lv

Level 4

Closed, remote services available:
Mon.-Fri. 9.00–17.00
Baltic Research Centre for
East Asian Studies Library (AsiaRes)
Reading Room

Phone: +371 67716172
E–mail: asiaresbibl@lnb.lv
Level M Closed, remote services available:
Mon.-Fri. 9.00–17.00
Book issuing
Phone: +371 67716204
E–mail: klasitava@lnb.lv
Level 2 Temporarily closed
Children's Literature Centre
Phone: +371 67716041
E–mail: berni@lnb.lv
Level 7 Closed, remote services available:
Mon.-Fri. 9.00–17.00
Economy and Law Reading Room
Phone: +371 67806121
E–mail: jurzin@lnb.lv
Level 2 Closed, remote services available:
Mon.-Fri. 9.00–17.00
Friends Room – shop
Phone: +371 26565471
E–mail: gaisma@gaisma.lv
Level 1 Temporarily closed  

Humanities and Social Sciences
Reading Room

Phone: +371 67806122
E–mail: soczin@lnb.lv

Level 2 Closed, remote services available:
Mon.-Fri. 9.00–17.00
Interlibrary loan
Phone: +371 67806124
E-mail: loan@lnb.lv
Level M Closed, remote services available:
Mon.–Fri. 9.00–17.00
Internet Reading Room
Phone: +371 67716178
E-mail: ilasitava@lnb.lv
Level M Temporarily closed  
John Fitzgerald Kennedy Reading Room
E-mail: ircriga@state.gov
Level 3 Temporarily closed  
Lettonica and Baltic Reading Room
Phone: +371 67716023
E–mail: letonika@lnb.lv
Level 5 Closed, remote services available:
Mon.-Fri. 9.00–17.00
Library Science Reading Room
Phone: +371 67716047, +371 29336112
E–mail: zlasitava@lnb.lv
Level 8 Closed, remote services available:
Mon.-Fri. 9.00–17.00
Maps Reading Room
Phone: +371 67716031
E–mail: karte@lnb.lv
Level 6 Closed, remote services available:
Mon.-Fri. 9.00–17.00
Music Reading Room
Phone: +371 67716064
E–mail: muzika@lnb.lv
Level 4 Closed, remote services available:
Mon.-Fri. 9.00–17.00
Periodicals Reading Room
Phone: +371 67806126
E–mail: periodika@lnb.lv
Level 3 Closed, remote services available:
Mon.-Fri. 9.00–17.00
Permanent exhibit "Book in Latvia"
Phone: +371 26420065
E-mail: gramata.latvija@lnb.lv
Level 1 Temporarily closed  
Personal loan
Phone: +371 67716204
E–mail: pers.abonements@lnb.lv
Level 2 Closed, remote services available:
Mon.-Fri. 9.00–17.00
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Reading Room

Phone: +371 67716025
E–mail: retumi@lnb.lv
Level 5 Closed, remote services available:
Mon.-Fri. 9.00–17.00
Reference and Information Centre
Phone: +371 67806110
E–mail: uzzinas@lnb.lv
Level M Closed, remote services available:
Mon.-Fri. 9.00–17.00
Room -15+
Phone: +371 67716068
E–mail: konsultants@lnb.lv
Level M Temporarily closed  
Silence and Meditation Room
Phone: +371 67716063
E–mail: tereze.veinberga@lnb.lv
Level 4 Temporarily closed  
Small Printed Items Reading Room
Phone: +371 67716032
E–mail: sikdarbi@lnb.lv
Level 6 Closed, remote services available:
Mon.-Fri. 9.00–17.00
Technology and Science Reading Room
Phone: +371 67806132
E–mail: tehnologijas@lnb.lv
Level 3 Closed, remote services available:
Mon.-Fri. 9.00–17.00

 
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