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Announcements and Updates

National Memorial Day and Independence Day 2021

National Memorial Day Eve, Tuesday April 13th, the library will close at 7pm.

National Memorial Day, Wednesday April 14th, the library will close at 1pm.

Independence Day, Thursday April 15th, the library will be closed.

Updated Opening Hours

As of Sunday, March 14th, 2021, the National Library's opening hours will be extended, with doors remaining open from Sunday to Thursday from 9 am to 8 pm, and on Friday from 9 am to 1 pm.

Seating is available by advance reservation (it is possible to book 2 visits per day), or, if you do not book a reservation in advance, on the basis of first come, first served.

1) The changes in schedule can be seen below

Judaica Islam, Humanities, Reference: 09:00-14:30, 14:30-20:00

Special Reading Rooms Collection: 09:00-13:30, 13:30-18:00

Scholem, Music: 09:00-12:30, 12:30-16:00

Visitation hours will be atomically updated for those who have already booked visits under the previous schedule.

2) Reading Room Active on Friday

The Judaica-Islam, Humanities and Reference Reading Rooms will be open on Friday, from 9 am to 1 pm.
Seating will be available on Friday, without reservation, on a first come, first served basis.

3) Visitors are no longer limited to one visit per day, you can now book reservations for both visitation windows on the same day.

For more information, and to book your visit

Book Delivery from the Library to Your Home

The Library can now come to you! This service allows those with loan memberships to request books to be delivered from the Library building to your home (for a fee of 40 ₪ per delivery).

You may order items using this online form

After filling out the form, our staff will check if the item is available and if you have the proper permissions, after which they will contact you.

We are at your service if you have any questions. Contact us at or by phone 074-7336414.