Find out how the library can be accessed and how it works in the current health context.

Mandatory mask

The wearing of a mask and the respect of barrier gestures are compulsory in all areas of the library at all times.

Location and schedule 

  • The libraries at 27 and 30 rue Saint-Guillaume are open from 9am to 9.30pm Monday to Friday and from 9.30am to 8pm on Saturday.
    The reading rooms are only accessible by reservation.
    You can choose one of the three slots offered (9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; 12:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.; 6:30 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.).
    The rooms are ventilated and disinfected between each time slot.
  • The research library is open from 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday. The reading rooms are accessible only after an access control. 

Public welcome and services

All audiences of Sciences Po (students, teachers, researchers and employees) will be accommodated in the reading rooms subject to availability of places, while respecting the physical distance (public filtered at the entrance according to the occupancy rate). 

External readers only have access to the loan of documents at the desk at 30 rue Saint Guillaume. 

WARNING, no new inscriptions.  All active accounts of external readers will be extended until the end of September.

AVAILABLE Collections

All documents are available via the online request on the library catalogue. Please note: it is forbidden to help yourself directly from the shelves!

Local Campus Loans service (PCR) and delivery service in Paris are open.

The terms and conditions are subject to change and we will keep you informed on our website and on Twitter. 

Updated on 18/09/2020

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