Longer-term planned research time slots in the General Reading Rooms
If you live outside of Berlin or Brandenburg, you can book guaranteed access to the General Reading Rooms in advance if you wish to use Staatsbibliothek collections and plan your stay securely. The booking does not include a reservation of a specific workstation. For information on access and hygiene rules, please refer to our Covid-19-FAQ.
The library card can be applied for or renewed online. It will be activated daily at 9 am four weeks in advance. Please note that your reservation will not be confirmed immediately, but is subject to review.