- Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
- Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Smaller Reading Rooms close earlier, please check their opening hours below.
The Royal Library is closed on:
- Saturdays in July and August
- Saturday 21 July (National Day)
- Wednesday 15 August (Assumption Day)
- from Thursday 1 to Saturday 3 November (All Saints' Day)
- Thursday 15 November (King's Feast)
- Monday 24 December
- from 25 December to 1 January
The Royal Library closes at 5 p.m.
- the day before public holidays
- in July and August