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
Summer hours (Tue 16 July 2019 to Sat 24 August 2019):
The Library is open until 22h00 on Thursdays from September through 14 July. 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 2019:
Sun 21 April – Easter (Pâques)
Wed 1 May – Labor Day (Fête du Travail)
Wed 8 May – WWII Victory Day (Fête de la Victoire 1945)
Thu 30 May – Ascension
Sun 14 July – Bastille Day
Thu 15 August – Assumption
Fri 1 November – All Saints’ Day (Toussaint)
Tue 24 December – Christmas Eve
Wed 25 December – Christmas Day
Thu 26 December – Holiday break
Fri 27 December – Holiday break
Sat 28 December – Holiday break
Sun 29 December – Holiday break
Tue 31 December – New Year’s Eve
Wed 1 January – New Year’s Day
The Library has reduced operating hours from mid-July until end-August.