Welcome to the library

A new video presenting the building and the services of the National and University Library. ...

Highlight of the month

The Icelandic Chinese Cultural Society, KIM, was founded in Reykjavík 20 October 1953. ...

News

22/2
2017

On Sunday February 26th at 2:00pm, Gunnar Marel Hinriksson from the National and University Library of Iceland will guide visitors...

20/2
2017

To commemorate the cententary of painter Louisa Matthíasdóttir The Women's History Archives has put up a small exhibition at the...

13/2
2017

  On Tuesdays, during lunch-break, the National and University Library of Iceland offers a series of lectures and events about...

Exhibitions

13/11
2016

  The Icelandic Literary Society celebrated its bicentennial in 2016. On Thursday May 12th an exhibition opened at the National and...

12/11
2016

On Saturday the 12th of November an exhibition, CHINA and ICELAND, friendly exchanges, opened in The National and University...

10/11
2016

In 2016, the National Library’s manuscript collection celebrated it’s 170th anniversary. It was established on June 5th 1846. In...