Study spaces and reading rooms
- Laptops are allowed everywhere, including the quiet reading rooms.
- Food is not allowed in the library. Drinks in containers with lids or caps are allowed.
1st floor, north part. Take a right after passing by the information desk and then use the stairs on your left.
- 30 booths
- study spaces along the railing, with a view of the entrance. Here you can hear background noise from the hustle and bustle of library life.
1st floor, south-west part. Use the stairs or the lift to the left of the information desk, follow the signs for Riksdagstrycket.
Here you will find:
- 12 booths
Quiet reading rooms
To be utilized for quiet independent study only. Conversations are to be avoided. Cell phones are to be turned off or in silent mode and computers are to only be used with earphones, without sound leaking into the surroundings.
Ground floor, north part. Take a right after passing the information desk, then a left through the reference collection.
- 40 booths
Ground floor, south-east part. Take a right after passing the information desk and then a right again. Pass through the wooden and glass double doors.
- 32 study spaces
Ground floor, south-east part. Take a right after passing by the information desk, then walk straight until you reach the green staircase.
- 41 study spaces
The Special Collections Reading Room
Basement, north-east part.
Open Monday–Friday 9:00 to 17:00 (See the Start page for limited opening hours).
- 24 study spaces
Here you study the following types of material:
- all items printed before 1900
- daily newspapers
- manuscripts and archives
- sheet music prints and musical scores