• 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).

Get a library card

KBR is a reference library, which means that you can only consult books in the reading rooms.
Users are required to have a reader’s card issued by the library.

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.

Upcoming events

Prints in the Age of Bruegel

27.02.2019 @ 10:00

The exhibition Prints in the Age of Bruegel, presented jointly by BOZAR and KBR, paints a picture of […]