In English

Welcome to the National Library of Sweden. We collect, preserve and make available almost everything that is published in Sweden.

June, July, August

Summer in the library

KB is open, but it may take longer for you to get help. During certain weeks, some services and collections are closed.

Limited service during the summer
About the Library

One library – many assignments

The National Library of Sweden is both a library and a government agency.

More about the National Library

A guide with useful tips when preparing your visit to the National Library (Kungliga biblioteket, KB).

Most of our collection items are held in closed storage rooms and need to be ordered in advance of your visit. To order and access material from our collections, you need to be 18 years or older and a registered user at KB. You can apply for a library card here. External link.

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Bok med kaffefläckar
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Stora läsesalen
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