Antique maps of Iceland

A digital collection of antique maps of Iceland from before 1900 ...

Highlight of the month

Eggert Ólafsson and Bjarni Pálsson received a special grant from the Danish government to travel around Iceland ...

News

 

A few letters from children are preserved at the National and University Library of Iceland. Some of those letters are now on...

03.07.2015

 

Worakot Janemathukom, the representative of the Thai Embassy in Iceland based in Copenhagen, visited the National and University...

29.06.2015

 

Now summer is here the summer opening hours will start next Saturday. During summer the library is open from 9am to 5pm on weekdays...

07.05.2015

Exhibitions

 

Saturday the 16th of May 2015 an exhibition commemorating the Centenary of women´s suffrage in Iceland opened at the National and...

20.05.2015

 

Exhibition about Hafsteinn Guðmundsson designer, bookmaker, teacher, printing house director and publisher Publisher Hafsteinn...

18.02.2015

 

The history of printing in Iceland In the exhibition „Examples of books from printing presses“ there is a copy from every printer...

12.02.2015