Inside the new national library in Kirchberg which opened to the public on 1 October
Photo: Edouard Olzewski
Luxembourg’s new national library, the BNL, opened to the public for the first time on Tuesday following an official inauguration with dignitaries on 30 September.
Designed by the German office Bolles+Wilson and built in collaboration with WW+, the Kirchberg building boast 8,570 m2 of public space, 470 seats available to visitors and holds 1.7 million documents.
Documents are available for home loan and on-site consultation, but BNL’s subscribers can also access to online resources via eluxemburgensia.lu and books can also be ordered in advance by visiting a-z.lu.
Members of the public can register as a library user for free, provided they are aged 14 and over and live in Luxembourg or the Greater Region.