• Public entrance: Boulevard de l'Empereur 2, 1000 Brussels
  • Mailing address: Boulevard de l'Empereur 4, 1000 Brussels


  • Big packages: delivery at Place de la Justice 9.
  • Small packages: drop off at the desk at the public entrance (Boulevard de l'Empereur 2).

Membership fees

You can only consult books in the reading rooms. You are required to have a reader’s card issued by the library in order to have access to the reading rooms.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 9 am to 7 pm
Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm

Hours for reading rooms vary. KBR is closed on public holidays and certain additional closing days, and on Saturdays in July and August.

Requesting materials

Please use the online catalogue for requests from the closed stacks, both in the reading rooms and from home.

Tickets for events

KBR organises exhibitions, afternoon concerts, guided tours and much more.

Practical information

Upcoming events

Rooftop Concert Book of air VVOLK

14.10.2019 @ 12:30

Kick off “The World of Bruegel in Black and White” with the unveiling of a mural by Phlegm and a concert by AB.