Our various departments offer a wide range of services, not all of which are accessible at the same times. Here you will find an overview of the reading rooms, the Special Collections and the Treasury.

Information desk, issue and returns counter

  • Monday - Friday

    08:00 - 20:00

  • Saturday

    09:00 - 17:00

  • Sunday

    closed

Reading rooms P0 – P3

  • Monday - Friday

    08:00 - 20:00

  • Saturday - Sunday

    09:00 - 17:00

Open stacks

  • Monday - Friday

    08:00 - 20:00

  • Saturday

    09:00 - 17:00

  • Sunday

    closed

Special Collections – Prints & Drawings, Maps

  • Monday - Friday

    14:00 - 18:00

  • Saturday

    14:00 - 16:00

  • Sunday

    closed

Special Collections – Manuscripts, Music, Rare Books

  • Monday - Friday

    10:00 - 18:00

  • Saturday

    10:00 - 16:00

  • Sunday

    closed

Treasury

  • Monday - Friday

    13:00 - 17:00

  • Saturday

    13:00 - 16:00

  • Sunday

    closed

Changed opening hours

Please note that the special collections close at 4pm on the day before religious holidays.

24h return: You can return ZB media with your library card at the machine in Chorgasse.

During the "Lunchtime music at Predigerchor" the Music Department is closed from 12pm to 1.45pm.

  • Autumn semester examination period 2020/2021:
    Mon 23.11.2020 to Sun 17.1.2021: reading room open Mon–Fri until 10.00pm and Sat–Sun until 7.00pm
  • Christmas 2020:
    Thu 24.12.2020 to Fri 25.12.2020 all areas closed.
    Sat 26.12.2020 reading rooms (except Special Collections) open 9.00am – 5.00pm

Location

Main building

Main building

Parking for users with restricted mobility is available in the library courtyard. Access via Zähringerplatz.

Building plan

Music Department

Music Department

Choir of the Predigerkirche
Entrance via library courtyard, barrier-free access via Predigerplatz.

Building plan

Treasury

Treasury

Choir of the Predigerkirche
Entrance via library courtyard, barrier-free access via Predigerplatz.

Deliveries – post, couriers, tradespeople

Deliveries – post, couriers, tradespeople

Monday to Thursday
7.15am – 12.00 midday
1.00pm – 4.00pm
Friday
7.15am – 12.00 midday
1.00pm – 2.00pm
Saturday closed
Delivery location details (PDF)

24-hour return service

24-hour return service

ZB media (except music scores) can be returned at any time via the self-return machine in Chorgasse using your library card.