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Each year the collection of the National Library of Latvia is replenished with valuable donations. The donors are both natural and legal persons. We are grateful to each of our supporters, because received donations give us an opportunity to enrich the collection of NLL.


A donation can be applied in the Collection Management Department by sending an e-mail message to

In the attachment of e-mail message the donor shall provide a filled DONATION APPLICATION FORM (XLSX), indicating the basic information on the offered publications – the author, title, place of publication, publisher and year of publication. This information is required for NLL to assess the donation.

Depending on the amount of offer LNB performs assessment of donation and responds within two weeks.

Before submitting the donation application, please, become acquainted with the Guidelines for accepting donations and the Principles for development of NLL collection.

NLL refuses to accept a donation, if:

  • the publication does not correspond to the Basic principles for development of NLL collection
  • such publication is already available in NLL collection
  • the copy of publication is in a bad condition


Contact information:
Collection Development Department
National Library of Latvia
Mūkusalas iela 3, Rīga, LV-1423
Phone: +371 67806148, +371 26607274

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Sat., Sun. closed