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.



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.


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

Water Fountain

Available in all floors of the headquarter building.


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