Opening hours and contacts

Information and library user services

Changes in the library timetable in the spring semester of 2024

  • Library closed on 26 January, 23 February, from 29 March to 1 April, 1 May, from 4 May to 6 May, 31 May, from 22 June to 24 June.
  • 24/7 Reading room closed from 28 March 14.00 to 2 April 8.30, from 3 May 14.00 to 7 May 8.30, and from 22 June 14.00 to 25 June 8.30.
  • On 28 March, 30 April, 3 May the library will be open to visitors until 14.00.

Opening hours

Central Library (Riga, Paula Valdena Street 5)
Monday – Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
8.30–19.00
8.30–17.00
10.00–15.00
Closed
Outside library opening hours use 24/7 Reading Room. Registration at the ORTUS portal «Library» section
Bindery (Riga, Paula Valdena Street 5–104)
Monday – Friday
Saturday, Sunday
9.00–16.00
Closed
Lending Department of Textbooks (Riga, Paula Valdena street 3–360)
Monday – Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
8.30–18.00
8.30–17.00
10.00–15.00
Closed
Chemistry branch library (Riga, Paula Valdena street 3–465)
Monday – Friday
Saturday, Sunday
9.00–17.00
Closed
Daugavpils branch library (Daugavpils, Smilsu street 90)
Tuesday – Thursday
Friday – Monday
10.00–15.00
Closed
Liepājas branch library (Liepaja, Liedaga street 3)
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday 
Thursday, Friday
12.00–16.00
14.00–18.00
10.00–14.00
Closed
Ventspils branch library (Ventspils, Kuldigas street 55)
Monday – Thursday
Friday – Sunday
13.30–18.30
Closed

Administration 

Post Adrese, telpa Tālrunis E-pasta adrese
Deputy Director Sarmīte Krauze 5 Paula Valdena Street, room 311, Riga +371 67089367
Deputy Director Ilga Neija 5 Paula Valdena Street, room 117, Riga +371 67089381
Head of Collection Management Department Filgita Muižniece 5 Paula Valdena Street, room 105, Riga +371 67089353
+371 67089630