Reykjavik City Library's Principles

Welcome to Reykjavik City Library | Our Principles


  • The library is our shares space.
  • We treat each other with respect and take other people into consideration.


  • The library is a safe space for both users and staff.
  • Racism, hate speech, harassment, violent behaviour and discrimination have no place at the library.
  • The consumption of alcohol or drugs is not allowed.


  • Take care of our shared space, let's help each other to keep the library in a good condition.
  • Your comfort is important to us, and we ask you to respect the comfort and well-being of others.
  • You are free to use the library for relaxation and to make use of the facilities as you wish, but using the space for sleeping is not allowed.


Users are encouraged to talk to a member of the staff if they feel the principles above are disrespected.
If you violate these principles, you will have to leave the library.