What would you like to know?
The Library welcomes your questions. Please note that reference questions received from members of the Library are given first priority, and therefore, due to the volume of questions, we may not be able to treat reference queries from the general public as promptly as we would like.
Location & Hours
Metro : École Militaire (line 8), Alma-Marceau (line 9)
RER : Pont de l’Alma (line C) Station closed for renovation until January 2019
Bus Routes : 42, 63, 69, 80, 82, 87, 92
Thursday 10h-22h (July & August until 19h)
Sunday 13h-19h (Sept-June only)
2018 Summer hours (17 July–25 August):
The Library is open until 22h00 on Thursdays from September through June. The Children’s Library and Teen Mezzanine are closed during late-night Thursdays, however books for children and teens can be retrieved upon request.
The Library will be closed on these dates in 2018:
Sun 1 April – Easter (Pâques)
Tue 1 May – Labor Day (Fête du Travail)
Tue 8 May – WWII Victory Day (Fête de la Victoire 1945)
Thu 10 May – Ascension
Sat 14 July – Bastille Day
Wed 15 August – Assumption
Thu 1 November – All Saints’ Day (Toussaint)
Sun 11 November – Armistice Day (Armistice 1918)
Tue 25 December – Christmas Day
Wed 26 December – Holiday break
Thu 27 December – Holiday break
Fri 28 December – Holiday break
Sat 29 December – Holiday break
Sun 30 December – Holiday break
Tue 1 January – New Year’s Day
The Library is closed on all Sundays in July and August.