Opening hours

Area / serviceWeek daysWinter
Aug 28-May 9
Summer
May 10-Aug 27
Main library area Mon - Thu 8:15-22:00 9:00-17:00
Friday 8:15-19:00 9:00-17:00
Saturday 10:00-17:00  10:00-14:00 
Sunday 11:00-17:00  closed
Manuscripts collection Mon - Fri 9:00-17:00 9:00-17:00
National collection Mon - Thu 8:15-19:00 9:00-17:00
Friday 8:15-17:00 9:00-17:00
Saturday 10:00-17:00 closed
Women's history archives Mon - Fri 10:00-15:00 10:00-15:00
Oral history archives Tue - Thu 13:00-16:00 13:00-16:00
Information desk Mon - Fri 8:15-16:00 9:00-16:00
Restaurant Mon - Thu 9:00-19:00 10:30-16:00
Friday 9:00-17:00 10:30-16:00
Saturday 11:00-16:00  closed 
Sunday 12:00-16:00  closed

Longer opening hours during exams in Desember 2017

During exams in Desember at the University of Iceland the library is open 

weekdays 8:15am-10:00pm 
Saturdays 10:00am-6:00pm
Sundays 10:00am-6:00pm

Opening hours Desember 19th 2017 - January 7th 2018

weekdays 9:00am-5:00pm
Saturdays 10:00am-2:00pm
Sundays closed


Public holidays

The library is closed on the following days unless otherwise advertised: New Year's Day, January 2 (or the first work day of January), Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday, Ascension Day, First Day of Summer (first Thursday after April 18), May Day, Whit Sunday, Whit Monday, June 17, first Monday in August, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Eve.