How to Get Here

There are 32 reading rooms which are located in the Main and New Buildings of the National Library of Russia, in the Building on the Fontanka Embankment and in the Plekhanov House.

Main Building

National Library of Russia. Main Building
National Library of Russia. Main Building

 

Address: 1-3, Ostrovsky Square, Saint Petersburg
How to get:
By metro: the nearest metro station is Gostiny Dvor.
By bus: take the 3, 7, 22, 24, 27, 181 or 191 buses to the Gostiny Dvor Metro Stop at Nevksy Prospect.
By trolleybus: take the 1, 5, 7, 10, 11, 22 trolleybuses to the Gostiny Dvor Metro Stop at Nevksy Prospect.
Help by phone: 8-800-100-01-96, +7(812)310-71-37

 


Krylov House

Krylov House
Krylov House

 

Address: 20, Sadovaya st., Saint Petersburg
How to get
By metro: the nearest metro station is Gostiny Dvor.
By bus: take the 3, 7, 22, 24, 27, 181 or 191 buses to the Gostiny Dvor Metro Stop at Nevksy Prospect.
By trolleybus: take the 1, 5, 7, 10, 11, 22 trolleybuses to the Gostiny Dvor Metro Stop at Nevksy Prospect.
Help by phone: +7(812)310-71-37

 


New Building

New Building
New Building

 

Address: 165/2, Moskovsky Prospekt, Saint Petersburg
How to get:
By metro: the nearest metro station is Park Pobedy.
By bus: take the 3, 16, 26, 50, 63 or 72 buses to the Park Pobedy Metro Stop at Moskovsky Prospekt.
By tram: take the 29 or 45 trams to the Park Pobedy Metro Stop at Moskovsky Prospekt.
Help by phone: 8-800-100-01-96, +7(812)415-97-89

 


Building on the Fontanka Embankment

Building on the Fontanka Embankment
Building on the Fontanka Embankment

 

Address: 36, the Fontanka Embankment, Saint Petersburg
How to get:
By metro: the nearest metro station is Gostiny Dvor.
By bus: take the 3, 7, 22, 24, 27, 181 or 191 buses to the Liteyny Prospekt Stop at Nevksy Prospect.
By trolleybus: take the 1, 5, 7, 10, 11, 22 trolleybuses to the Liteyny Prospekt Stop at Nevksy Prospect.
Help by phone: +7(812)272-47-41, +7(812)272-39-02, +7(812)272-21-09

 


Plekhanov House

Plekhanov House
Plekhanov House

 

Address: 1/33, Chetvertaya Krasnoarmeiskaia st., Saint Petersburg
How to get:
By metro: the nearest metro station is Tekhnologicheskiy Institut
By trolleybus: take the 3, 8, 15, 17 trolleybuses to the Tekhnologicheskiy Institut Metro Stop at Pervaya Krasnoarmeiskaia Street.
Help by phone: +7(812)316-74-11

 

 

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The Library is open
Monday—Friday from 9:00 to 21:00;
Saturday, Sunday from 11:00 to 19:00.


The Library is closed on public holidays and last Tuesday of each month.
On pre-holidays, the Library is open from 9:00 to 16:00.