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Opening hours

The library is open Mon-Fri 9.00 - 24.00 , Sat-Sun 10.00 - 24.00 The library is closed on bank holidays, on 24 and 31 December and on Holy Saturday.

Please note:

From 27.4.2020 onwards, the library currently only offers a limited opening for borrowing use in order to counteract the further spread of COVID-19:
Mon-Fri 12.00-18.00 CoVid-19 / Service Information

Areas with different opening times

Information (Information Centre)Mon-Fri 9.00 - 21.00, Sat 10.00 - 18.00
Library cards / Service DeskMon-Fri 9.00 - 19.00, Sat 10.00 - 13.00
Interlibrary loan informationMon-Fri 11.00 - 15.00
Manuscript reading room / Map collectionMon-Fri, Fri 10.00 - 16.00, Thu 10.00 - 18.00

Special collections / other facilities (old building)

Borchert ArchiveExpected to be closed until end of April 2020
Linga LibraryMon 10.00 - midday, Tue, Thu 10.00 - midday, 14.00 - 17.00, Wed 14.00 - 17.00, Fri 10.00 - midday, 14.00 - 15.30.
Walter A. Berendsohn Research Centre for Exile Literature / Ossietzky Reading RoomMon 10.00 - 16.00, Tue, Wed 10.00 - 17.30, Thu 10.00 - 14.00
Wolfgang Schweitzer Library, Hamburg Homoeopathic LibraryMon, Thu 11.00 - 14.00, Tue, 9.00 - 15.00, Wed 15.00 - 18.00