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Library at Heldenplatz opening hours


Reading RoomsOpening hours
Main Reading Room (Ls 1)
Austriaca Reading Room (Ls 2)
Newspaper and Magazine Reading Room (Ls 3)           
Large Format Reading Room (Ls 4)
Sonderlesesaal (Ls 5)
Microform Services (Ls 6)
Ludwig Wittgenstein Research Reading Room (Ls 7)


Mon-Sun: 9 a.m - 9 p.m.

Information Services


Mon-Fri: 9 a.m - 9 p.m.

Local & Interlibrary Loans


Mon-Fri: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

​*25 July until 5 August, 24 December, 31 December, Good Friday, Holy Saturday and public holidays closed. On 2 November the Library closes at 12 noon.  


Opening hours of other institutions keeping holdings of the Austrian National Library
Palais Lobkowitz
Lobkowitzplatz 2, 1010 Vienna


Albertina Studiensaal
Albertinaplatz 1, 1010 Vienna


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Capacity library area at Heldenplatz

Due to the minimum distance required by the authorities, currently not all seats are available in the reading rooms. The capacity indicator serves as an orientation for your visit


302 seats (reading rooms, lounge or research zone) are still available.

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