Reading Rooms to extend opening hours

We are happy to let you know that from Monday 20th September  we are extending our Reading Rooms opening hours to 9.30am-5.00pm, Monday to Friday. You will still have to book your place up to one working day in advance on our online ordering system
Also in line with Government health advice we will increase the maximum number of people who can be in our Reading Rooms at any one time. However spaces are still subject to availability.  We will also restore certain offsite deliveries for Published Collections. The items must be ordered 5 working days in advance and this will be indicated on the catalogue record.

Find out more about using the National Library's on site services before you visit.  

Please contact our staff in the main reading room or manuscripts reading room if you require any assistance.

Please note on Thursday 23rd September the Main Reading Room will close at 4pm.

Main Entrance, Kildare St.
Main Entrance, Kildare St.
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