Opening hours

From October to June the Library operates during the following hours:

  • Monday – Friday 8-22
  • Saturday 9-21
  • Sunday 15-20 (the Circulation Desk and the Closed Stacks are closed)

In July and August and before the finals as well as on class-free days the opening hours are changed.

Opening hours of each department

 Open Stacks

Monday – Friday 8-22
Saturday 9-21
Sunday 15-20

 Information Desk

Monday – Friday 8-22
Saturday 9-21
Sunday 15-20

 Registration for trainings and one-to-one instruction and assistance

Contact us: +48 22 55 25 181, e-mail: askalibrary.buw@uw.edu.pl
Visit us: Room 141 (next to Information Desk, level 1)
Monday – Friday 9-15

 Hours of Subject Librarians

P – language, literature
Contact: Alina Cywińska, e-mail: informator.dziedzinowy@uw.edu.pl, phone +48 22 55 25 381
Monday – Thusday 11-13
Friday 15-17

B, L – psychology, philosophy, religion, education
Contact: The Subject Librarian is unavailable, please contact the main Information Desk.
e-mail: informacja.buw@uw.edu.pl, phone +48 22 55 25 178, +48 22 55 25 179

AM C D-F GN700-875 – history
Contact: Lilianna Nalewajska, e-mail: informator.dziedzinowy@uw.edu.pl, phone +48 22 55 25 160
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 11-13
Wednesday 13-15

GF Q R-V – geography, mathematical, natural and applied sciences
Contact: Maja Bogajczyk , e-mail: informator.dziedzinowy@uw.edu.pl, phone +48 22 55 25 163
Monday – Wednesday, Friday 10-12
Thursday 16-18

K, J – law, political science
Contact: Dorota Bocian, e-mail: informator.dziedzinowy@uw.edu.pl phone +48 22 55 25 202
Monday 18-20
Tuesday 16-18
Wednesday – Friday 11-13

H GN1-673 GR-GV – social science, anthropology
Contact: Anna Białanowicz, e-mail: informator.dziedzinowy@uw.edu.pl, phone +48 22 55-25-193
Monday 18-20
Tuesday 14-16
Wednesday – Friday 10-12

A, Z – general works, library science
Contact: Anna Gimlewicz, e-mail: informator.dziedzinowy@uw.edu.pl, phone +48 22 55 25 189
Monday – Friday 9- 11

M, N – music, architecture, fine arts
Contact: Magdalena Fedorczyk-Falis, e-mail: informator.dziedzinowy@uw.edu.pl, phone +48 22 55 25 196
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 11-13
Wednesday 14-16

 Main Reading Room

Monday – Friday 9-22
Saturday 9-21
Sunday 15-20 (the Closed Stacks are closed)

 Current Periodicals Reading Room

Monday – Friday 8-22
Saturday 9-21
Sunday 15-20

 19th Century Publications Reading Room

Monday – Friday 9-19

 Circulation Desk

Monday – Friday 9-22
Saturday 9-21
Sunday – closed

 Registration

Monday – Friday 9-21
Saturday 9-20
Sunday – closed

 Requests and Complaints

Monday – Friday 9-20 (breaks: 11.30-12, 16-16.30)

 Interlibrary Loans

Monday – Thursday 9-15
Friday 11-18

 Reprographic Office, room 204

phone 48 22 55 25 400, e-mail: reprobuw@uw.edu.pl

Monday – Friday 10-15

 University of Warsaw Library Archives, room 114

phone 48 22 55 25 261, e-mail: m.swiezewski@uw.edu.pl

Tuesday, Thursday 10-14

 Print Room

Tuesday, Thursday 9-18

 Early Printed Books Department

Monday – Friday 9-19

 Manuscripts Department

Tuesday 9-18
Wednesday-Friday 9-15

 Music Department

Monday, Thursday 9-19
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 9-15

 Ephemera Department

Tuesday 9-18
Wednesday – Friday 9-15

 Maps Department

Tuesday – Friday 10-15

 Austrian Library

Monday – Friday 8-22
Saturday 9-21
Sunday 15-20

Registration and circulation:
Monday 13-19
Tuesday – Friday 11-17

Opening hours during summer holidays

From 1st July to 31st August 2018 the Library will be open:

  • Monday – Tuesday 14-21
  • Wednesday – Friday 9-16
  • Saturday, Sunday – closed

Opening hours of each department from 1st July to 31st August 2018

 Information Desk, Circulation Desk, Main Reading Room, Current Periodicals Reading Room, Open Stacks
  • Monday – Tuesday 14-21
  • Wednesday – Friday 9-16
  • Saturday, Sunday – closed
 Registration

phone: 48 22 55 25 382

  • Monday – Tuesday 14-20
  • Wednesday – Friday 9-15
  • Saturday, Sunday – closed

 

Registration for trainings and one-to-one instruction and assistance

Phone: 48 22 55 25 181, e-mail: askalibrary.buw@uw.edu.pl, visit us: Room 141 (next to Information Desk, level 1)

 Requests and Complaints

Phone: 48 22 55 25 182, 55 25 384, e-mail: wypoz.buw@uw.edu.pl

  • Monday – Tuesday 14-20
  • Wednesday – Friday 9-16
  • Saturday, Sunday – closed
 Interlibrary Loans

Phone: 48 22 55 25 209, e-mail: wyp.buw@uw.edu.pl

  • Monday – Tuesday 14-21
  • Wednesday – Friday 9-15
  • Saturday, Sunday – closed
Reprographic Office

Room 204, phone 48 22 55 25 400, e-mail: reprobuw@uw.edu.pl

  • Monday – Tuesday 14-15
  • Wednesday – Friday 10-15
  • Saturday, Sunday – closed
 University of Warsaw Library Archives

Room 114, phone: 48 22 55 25 261, e-mail: m.swiezewski@uw.edu.pl

  • Wednesday, Thursday 9-13
 19th Century Publications Reading Room

Phone: 48 22 55 25 025, e-mail: gabxix.buw@uw.edu.pl

  • Monday – Tuesday 14-19
  • Wednesday – Friday 9-16
  • Saturday, Sunday – closed

Attention! From 1st to 31st August – closed.

 Print Room

Phone: 48 22 55 25 830, e-mail: gabryc.buw@uw.edu.pl

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: closed
  • Tuesday 14-18
  • Thursday 9-15
  • Saturday, Sunday – closed

Attention! From 1st to 31st August – closed.

 Early Printed Books Department

Phone: 48 22 55 25 772, 55 25 767, e-mail: stdruk.buw@uw.edu.pl

  • Monday – Tuesday 14-19
  • Wednesday – Friday 9-15
  • Saturday, Sunday – closed

Attention! From 1st to 31st August – closed.

 Manuscripts Department

Phone: 48 22 55 25 900, 55 25 902, e-mail: rps.buw@uw.edu.pl

  • Monday – Tuesday – closed
  • Wednesday – Friday 9-15
  • Saturday, Sunday – closed

Attention! From 1st to 31st August – closed.

 Music Department

Phone: 48 22 55 25 740, e-mail: muz.buw@uw.edu.pl

  • Monday – Tuesday 14-19
  • Wednesday – Friday 9-15
  • Saturday, Sunday – closed

Attention! From 1st to 31st August – closed.

 Ephemera Department

Phone: 48 22 55 25 720, 55 25 722, e-mail: dzs.buw@uw.edu.pl

  • Monday – closed
  • Tuesday 14-18
  • Wednesday – Friday 9-15
  • Saturday, Sunday – closed

Attention! From 1st to 31st August – closed.

 Maps Department

Phone: 48 22 55 25 885, e-mail: gabkart.buw@uw.edu.pl

  • Monday – Tuesday – closed
  • Wednesday – Friday 10-15
  • Saturday, Sunday – closed

Attention! From 1st to 31st August – closed.

 Austrian Library

Phone: 48 22 55 25 211, e-mail: biblioteka-austriacka.buw@uw.edu.pl

  • Monday – Tuesday 14-21
  • Wednesday – Friday 9-16
  • Saturday, Sunday – closed

Registration and circulation:

  • Monday – Tuesday 14-20
  • Wednesday – Friday 10-16
  • Saturday, Sunday – closed

Fixed closing times of BUW

Public and church holidays and other days announced by the Rector of the University of Warsaw and the Director of BUW in 2018:

  • January 1st (Monday) – New Year
  • January 6th (Saturday) – Epiphany
  • April 1st (Sunday) – Easter
  • April 2nd (Monday) – Easter Monday
  • May 1st (Tuesday) – Labour Day
  • May 3rd (Thursday) – May 3rd Constitution Day
  • May 20th (Sunday) – Pentecost
  • May 31st (Thursday) – Corpus Christi Day
  • August 15th (Wednesday) – Assumption of Mary
  • November 1st (Thursday) – All Saints’ Day
  • November 11th (Sunday) – Independence Day
  • December 24th (Monday) – Christmas Eve
  • December 25th (Tuesday) – Christmas
  • December 26th (Wednesday) – Christmas (second day)
  • December 31 st (Monday)
  • and every Saturday and Sunday in July & August.

We will inform you in advance about any additional days of the Library closures on BUW website.

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