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

    10:00 - 19:00

  • Saturday

    10:00 - 14:00

  • Sunday

    closed

Reading rooms P0 – P3

  • Monday - Sunday

    closed

Open stacks

  • Monday - Friday

    10:00 - 18:45

  • Saturday

    10:00 - 13:45

  • Sunday

    closed

Special Collections – Prints & Drawings, Maps

  • Monday - Sunday

    closed

Special Collections – Manuscripts, Music, Rare Books

  • Monday - Sunday

    closed

Treasury

  • Monday - Sunday

    closed

Changed opening hours


Informationen zur Teil-Wiedereröffnung:


Die ZB öffnet am 11. Mai 2020 ihre Tore wieder mit reduziertem Angebot.

Weitere Informationen finden sie hier.

Beratungen werden über Telefon, E-Mail und WhatsApp angeboten.
044 268 31 00 / kundenservice@zb.uzh.ch / WhatsApp Chat


Bitte beachten Sie, dass die Spezialsammlungen am Tag vor geistlichen Feiertagen schon um 16.00 Uhr schliessen.

24h-Rückgabe: ZB-Medien können Sie mit Ihrer Bibliothekskarte durchgehend am Automaten in der Chorgasse zurückgeben.

Während der "Mittagsmusik im Predigerchor" bleibt die Musikabteilung von 12.00 bis 13.45 Uhr geschlossen.

  • Pentecost 2020:
    Sun 31.05.2020 all areas are closed.
    Mon 01.06.2020 reading rooms (except Special Collections) open from 9.00am – 5.00pm.
  • 2020 building inspection:
    Fri 03.07.2020 to Sun 12.07.2020 restricted use
    Reduced opening hours: Mon – Fri 8.00am – 6.00pm, Saturday and Sunday closed.
    Open: open stacks (underground floors 2 – 4), self-service borrowing and returns (incl. 24/7), borrowing advice and courier services
    Closed: reading rooms (including research and internet workstations), information and research advice, Special Collections, Treasury
  • Swiss National Day 2020:
    Sat 01.08.2020 all areas closed.
  • Christmas 2020:
    Tue 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
  • Prüfungsmonate Herbstsemester 2020/2021:
    Mo 23.11.2020 bis So. 17.1.2021: Lesesaal und Freihandmagazine von Mo-Fr bis 22 Uhr und Sa-So (Sonntags nur Lesesaal) bis 19 Uhr geöffnet.

Location

Main building

Main building

Zähringerplatz 6
8001 Zürich

Tel: +41 44 268 31 00

(tel. lines open 9:00-17:00)

Fax: +41 44 268 32 90

zb@zb.uzh.ch

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.