Opening hours

The Royal Library of Belgium is open from Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Smaller Reading Rooms have other opening hours. The details are listed below.

You will find the opening hours of Librarium, our shop, the cafeteria and the registration desk on the relevant pages.

The Library is closed

  • from Thursday 25 May to Saturday 27 May
  • on Monday 5 June
  • on Friday 21 July - National Day
  • on Tuesday 15 August
  • from Wednesday 1 November to Friday 3 November
  • on Saturday 11 November
  • on Wednesday 15 November
  • from Monday 25 December 2017 to Monday 1 January 2018

The Library closes at 5 p.m.:

  • on Wednesday 24 May

  • on Tuesday 31 October
  • on Friday 10 November