Czytelnia Główna

Main Reading Room

Location: K Building (Old Deputies’ House), upper ground floor, room 5; entrance from 2 Wiejska Street

Telephone information: +48 22 694-10-73

Opening hours:

  • Monday – Friday: 08:30-19:00
  • days of the Sejm sessions: 8.30 until the end of the debate (if the debate ends after 19.00)

When the Sejm is in session, external visitors are not admitted to the Library.

Range of services:

  • open access to the permanent reference book collection of the Reading Room and selected current periodicals, particularly Polish and foreign newspapers and magazines;
  • open access to the publications of the Sejm and the Senate from 1919 (bills, verbatim records);
  • on-site access to material of the main library collection held in the closed stacks;
  • copying of material coming only from the Library collection;
  • individual loans (only for the deputies, senators, members of the Constitutional Tribunal, Tribunal of State, and also staff of the Chancellery of the Sejm, Chancellery of the Senate and Bureau of the Constitutional Tribunal);
  • interlibrary loans.