The reading halls are open to the public, in compliance with Home Front Command regulations. "The Treasures" (the exhibits and interactive display) are set to open on December 1.
Get to know the new home of Israel's greatest cultural treasures. Discover your story, and our story. Tours take place every Wednesday at 12 pm.
The former building of the National Library of Israel on the Givat Ram Campus will serve as a school for hundreds of children from the northern town of Shlomi, who were forced to evacuate from their homes.
On Saturday, October 7 2023, Hamas launched a brutal attack on the Israeli communities of the Gaza border region, including cities, towns, kibbutzim and moshavim. Each one of these communities has thousands of stories to tell. These are stories of pioneers, stories of heroism and stories of national revival.
The National Library of Israel is offering all of you, children and adults, a chance to turn off the news and give yourselves a healthy break. We've put together a special program of lectures and cultural encounters that will raise your spirits, help you relax and remember that better days lie ahead.
Millions of books, manuscripts. archives, photos and rare archives are just a click away!
The new National Library of Israel is now open to the public. Opening hours: Sun-Thurs, 9am-8pm; Fri: 9am-1pm . Please see below for further details.
Enjoy some coffee, soft drinks, sandwiches and pastries from the coffee cart found on floor -2. Opening hours: Sun-Thurs, 8am-5pm
The National Library of Israel will serve as the central repository for projects documenting the events of October 7 and the ensuing war
Special | Educational materials to help teachers and students cope with war
The Library has begun the process of transferring the rare items in our collection to our new building. This is a delicate process and as a result these items will be unavailable for viewing during this period
In response to the war, NLI is bringing educational and cultural initiatives to fortify communities in Israel and abroad.