• Public entrance: Mont des Arts 28, 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

Picture Festival Nocturne

31.10.2019 @ 17:00

Discover the most beautiful prints by Bruegel and learn how to make a print during the Picture Festival Nocturne.