Welcome to the library

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

Highlight of the month

Selma Jónsdóttir was the first Icelander to finish a degree in art history and the first woman to receive a doctorate from the University of Iceland. ...

News

8/8
2017

  From August 12 the library will be open on Saturdays. Summer opening hours (May 10 - August 27): Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. -...

14/6
2017

      The activities carried out by the Icelandic Music Museum in Kópavogur and its collection will be transferred to the...

26/5
2017

An exhibition about composer Sigvaldi Kaldalóns was opened at the National Library 24 May. The exhibition is in cooperation of the...

Exhibitions

12/7
2017

An exhition has been opened in the library where in the spotlight is one woman, Hólmfríður Sigurðardóttir. The wife of the priest...

26/5
2017

An exhibition about composer Sigvaldi Kaldalóns was opened at the National and University Library 24 May. The exhibition is in...

25/5
2017

On 19 June 2017 there are 50 years since the Women’s House Hallveigarstaðir was inaugurated. The idea of the house was that it...