Schedules and Facilities

Information about opening hours at headquarters building and reading rooms, and amenities offered by the institution to visitors.

The Brazilian National Library opens from Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 7 pm, and on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 3 pm.

Reading rooms opening hours

Site
3rd floor
Phone number
  • +55 (21) 3095-3977
Opening times
  • Monday to Friday, from 10 am to 6 pm
  • requests accepted until half an hour before closing
  • returning works up to 10 minutes before closing
Site
3rd floor
Phone number
  • +55 (21) 2220-1726
Opening times
  • monday to friday, from 10 am to 6 pm
Site
3rd floor
Phone number
  • +55 (21) 3095-3980
  • +55 (21) 3095-3981
  • +55 (21) 2220-1643
Opening times
  • monday to friday, from 10 am to 6 pm
Site
2nd floor
Phone number
  • +55 (21) 3095-3864
  • +55 (21) 3095-3865
Opening times
  • monday to friday, from 10 am to 6 pm
Site
2nd floor
Phone number
  • +55 (21) 2220-3100
Opening times
  • monday to friday, from 9 am to 7 pm
  • saturdays from 10:30 am to 3 pm
  • Warning: Entry permitted until 1 hour before closing.
  • Stay for up to 10 min prior to closing.
Site
2nd floor
Phone number
  • +55 (21) 3095-3868
Opening times
  • monday to friday, from 9 am to 7 pm
  • saturdays from 10:30 am to 3 pm
  • Warning: Entry permitted until 1 hour before closing.
  • Stay for up to 10 min prior to closing.
Site
2nd floor
Phone number
  • +55 (21) 3095-3874
Opening times
  • from monday to friday, from 9 am to 7 pm
  • Warning: Entry permitted until 1 hour before closing.
  • Stay for up to 10 min prior to closing.
  • Guidance for use of the Digital Newspapers and Periodicals Library
  • until 1 hour before closing.
  • Request periodicals:
  • Microfilmed - up to 30 min prior to closing.
  • Printed - up to 1 hour before closing.
  • Saturdays do not provide access to printed periodicals.

Facilities

Acessibility

The headquarter building has an access ramp and two elevators that carry people to the reading rooms floors and to the corridors where expositions are carried out. The Accessible Library service is also available for visual impaired people and elderly.

Book Store

Located at the headquarter building lobby, the Book Store sells publications produced by the National Library or in co-publishing system. Books, magazines and exposition catalogues may be found. The payment must be done in check or cash.

Socket

In the reading halls, there are energy points available to visitors.

Water Fountain

Available in all floors of the headquarter building.

Wi-Fi

To use the Wi-Fi network just ask the reading halls employees for the password