Access to the reading rooms is currently by appointment only and with proof of a full vaccination or recovery (2G). For full access and hygiene rules, please see our Covid-19-FAQ (only in German).
Please check the validity of your library card in advance. Renewal is possible online.
For a visit at short notice, you can book a time slot that have become available, or contact us directly on site.
You do not need an appointment to borrow books outside the library, to return books or to register.
Booking a visit for the special reading rooms in the Haus Unter den Linden
Activation of the time slotes:
We offer separate morning and evening appointments for the General Reading Rooms and the Newspaper Reading Room. Activation takes place daily at 9am for the morning appointment and at 2pm for the afternoon appointment two days in advance. The time slots for Monday and Tuesday will already be released on Friday.