Welcome to the library

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

Highlight of the month

Árni Thorlacius (1802-1891) was one of the founders of a reading club in Stykkishólmur in 1841. ...

News

22/3
2017

The National and University Library of Iceland offers trial access to ProQuest Ebook Central...

14/3
2017

2017 Long Night against Procrastination National and University Library of Iceland Thursday, March 16, 17:00-22:00 Work...

6/3
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...