Vergoldete Stuck-Details an korinthischer Säule.

Whether you adopt a book as a private individual, or organise a specific sponsorship scheme for your business

As a supporter of the Austrian National Library you will be helping to preserve our shared cultural heritage for future generations. We will be pleased to tell you about the various ways you can help.

Here is a quick overview of our initiatives:

Book adoption

Make it possible, as a book sponsor, to save thousands of individual books.
Innenansicht des Prunksaals

Become a partner or sponsor

As a sponsor of the Austrian National Library, you help to preserve our common cultural heritage for future generations.
Historische Zeichnunge einer mexikanischen Zwerbeutelratte

Become an animal Sponsor

In order to preserve the treasures of the zoological picture collection for future generations, we need your help.
Lesesaal mit braunen Holztischen und Regalen, darüber Wandmalereien

Become a member

There are different ways to become part of the Society of Friends of the Austrian National Library.
Person liest in einem aufgeschlagenen Buch.

Donations

As a sponsor of the Austrian National Library, you help to preserve our common cultural heritage for future generations.
Ein Potpourrie historischen Blumendarstellungen

Sponsorship for a flower

We invite you to sponsor a historical flower display from the imperial collections.
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State Hall and Augustinian Reading Room

Due to filming, the State Hall will be closed from February 27 until March 12, 2024. 

The Augustinian Reading Room will be closed from February 27 until March 8, 2024. During this time, no books can be provided from the collection in the State Hall. As a substitute, the Reading Room of the Collection of Manuscripts and Old Prints (Josefsplatz 1 in the left wing of the building, Manuscripts Staircase 2nd floor) will be available during regular opening hours.
Thank you for your understanding.