From november 18th: BiblioDrive is back in operation

From November 18th, the loan and return of items is once again open to the Sciences Po community. Online requests for material via le catalogue will resume on the same day.

The library has been open since 4 November according to the very precise terms and conditions detailed in this article.

Online information is available from Monday to Friday. Do not hesitate to contact us!

 (Update November 27th)

Only the library at 27 rue Saint-Guillaume opens, the other Parisian libraries remain closed.

Other campus libraries are also open (check your library's timetables at the bottom of the page).

Respect to barrier gestures, physical distance and the wearing of a mask are required during the entire stay in the library.

Who?

Borrowing and returning books and working/studying at the library are open to students, researchers and teachers who are members of the Sciences Po community. 

From 1 December external readers can again borrow and return their documents.

How?

To work/study at the library:

  • Access is only possible by booking a seat at the library: 
      • via the main entrance of Sciences Po, 27 rue Saint-Guillaume 
      • after checking the cards (student, teacher) or the invitation to the competitions and the booking confirmation e-mail.
  • Please notice that you need an exemption certificate to circulate and get to the library
      • download and fill in your exemption certificate from the French home office Ministère de l'intérieur) website or write it down on a paper
      • the situation box to check (or copy down) is "Commuting to and from work or university and training places; business trips that cannot be delayed"
      • be sure to have your ID documents and the booking confirmation or availability notice emailed by the library in order to prove your presence outdoors is authorized 

Borrowing and returning books 

  • Access is only possible : 
      • via the main entrance of Sciences Po, 27 rue Saint-Guillaume 
      • after checking the cards (student, teacher) or the invitation to the competitions and the availability notice that was emailed to you.
  • Please notice that you need an exemption certificate to circulate and get to the library
      • download and fill in your exemption certificate from the French home office Ministère de l'intérieur) website or write it down on a paper
      • the situation box to check (or copy down) is "Commuting to and from work or university and training places; business trips that cannot be delayed"
      • be sure to have your ID documents and the booking confirmation or availability notice emailed by the library in order to prove your presence outdoors is authorized 
  • Please note: during this period, items in the remote shops are not available for borrowing.

When? (Update November 27th)

Work/study at the library :

  • Monday to Friday from 9am to 7.30pm from November 30th to December 18th
  • Closed on Saturdays and Sundays.

Borrowing and returning books :

  • The circulation desk at the 25 rue St Guillaume Library building opens from Monday to Friday from 10am to 5.30pm.
  • You have 5 days to retrieve the requested items before they are sent back.

Table of opening hours and days by campus

Campus From Time slot Weekly range
Paris november 4th 9am-5pm From monday to friday
Dijon november 3rd 9am-5pm From monday to friday
Le Havre november 5th 2pm-6pm Monday, tuesday, thursday, friday
Menton november 3rd 9.30am-5pm From monday to friday
Nancy november 3rd 9am-5pm From monday to friday
Poitiers november 3rd 1.30pm-5.30pm From monday to friday
Reims november 4th 9am-5pm From monday to friday
Updated on 27/11/2020

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