Try to find answers to your questions before you use the “Ask a Librarian” service.
In order to become a registered reader of our library, please visit the main information and registration desk (on the 2nd floor) and follow these steps:
You can also obtain a reader pass and modify or update your registration details via the e-service portal ibiblioteka.lt.
A reader pass enables you to use in-library computers, order publications from the depository, use remote services (access subscription databases and services offered at ibiblioteka.lt), and book meeting rooms for up to 2 hours free of charge.
Yes, there is Wi-Fi available at the library and you can use your laptop in the library. Only registered users may access the internet from the National Library’s computers. If you want to register to use public access computers, please approach the main information and registration desk (on the 2nd floor) or ask the reading room staff and they will create an account for you.
You can find the publications available in the library by exploring the interactive service portal ibiblioteka.lt. Older foreign-language books (acquired by the library prior to 1994) that have not yet been included in the National Library’s Online Catalogue, can be found by using the National Library’s Image Catalogue.
You can extend a loan period or check item details by visiting the library interactive service portal ibiblioteka.lt. Click “Log in” and enter your reader’s card number and password. Your profile details will be displayed on the top field of the portal. Click “Orders” and then go to “Documents”. You will be able to see the libraries from which you have borrowed books, your order statuses, due dates as well as extension options.
The purpose of this service is to provide concise information. We will email answers to questions about the library, its collections, how services work, the National Library’s databases, catalogues and how to search for documents. More information.
We will answer your question within two business day of receiving it, except for weekends and unscheduled occasions when the National Library is closed.
The National Library invites visitors to make use of its meeting rooms. We will gladly host students working on projects, business meetings, various club meetings and anyone looking for a convenient and well-equipped space for productive meetings. More information ›
The library does not provide genealogical information. Please refer to the Lithuanian State Historical Archives with such enquiries. The office can be found at the following address:
LT-03107 Vilnius, Lithuania
Telephone: +370 5 219 5320, +370 5 213 7484
Fax: +370 5 278 43 69