General information and cards room


2nd floor Central building

+34 91 580 78 23
+34 91 580 77 19
+34 91 580 78 05

This is the room where the Library access cards are issued and you can find out practical information (opening times, calendar, rules and regulations etc.)

Information is also given and you can enrol on user training courses, where you can learn how to use the Library and its services.

The card processing will be done online.

Once a request has been received, the BNE will contact the applicant to arrange the time of the visit.

For any doubt, please contact the membership service

You can find further information about the remaining measures and conditions affecting the loan service during the "new normal" period in this document (PDF)

The Biblioteca Nacional is a reference library; it does not offer its collections for home loans and users are not allowed to use its rooms for studying. Public libraries and study rooms cater for this need:

Processing of cards
User training
Consultation computers
Related contents
Processing of the reader's card

Aimed at anyone interested in consulting collections published after 1958.

Processing of the researcher's card

For anyone interested in available funds issued before 1958.

General information
User training

Training sessions for users who wish to expand their knowledge of the library and the possibilities it offers them.

Documents / Links of interest