The National Library will be closed on Good Friday, 14 April.

All reading rooms will be closed over the Easter long weekend from Good Friday (14 April) to Easter Monday (17 April). Reading rooms will also be closed on Anzac Day (25 April). 

Exhibition galleries, Bookplate cafe and the bookshop will be open on Easter Saturday to Easter Monday and on Anzac Day at these times:

  • Exhibition galleries: 10am-5pm
  • Bookshop: 9am-5pm
  • Bookplate cafe: 10am-3pm
  • Paperplate cafe: closed

 Please check our full opening hours when planning your visit.

This year, the Orthodox celebration of Páscha will fall on the same day as Easter, so Kaló Páscha (Happy Easter) to everyone!