Covid-19 restrictions

All Reykjavik City Libraries are open. A maximum of 150 guests may be admitted to each separate space that meets the conditions set regarding floor area in square metres. The use of masks is mandatory. Restrictions on numbers do not apply to children born in or after 2005; they are exempted from the rules on gathering sizes, social distancing and the using of face-masks.

Click here for all opening hours.

We remind our users that it is possible to reserve books, extend loans, renew library cards and much more, under My library, here on the website. We encourage you to use this service as much as possible. Here are instructions on how to make a reservation. 

Feel free to give us a call on 411 6100 or send us a Facebook Message for any advice and help.

Regular cleaning and disinfection

Returned items are always disinfected and we will continue to do so, as well as regularly disinfecting frequently touched surfaces.


Don't forget that the E-Library is always open! Read more about the E-Library here.