Vilnius University Library

Vilnius University Library
Vilnius, Lithuania


Vilnius University Library – the oldest and largest academic library in Lithuania, celebrated its 450th anniversary in 2020. Started with valuable donations of Grand Duke Sigismund Augustus and suffragan bishop of Vilnius Georgius Albinius in mid-16th century, the library currently stores over 5 million documents dating as early as 13th century. The unique collection of cultural heritage items contains incunabula, post-incunabula, early Lithuanian books (including the first printed Lithuanian book – "Catechism" by Martynas Mažvydas), valuable collected works of cartography, manuscripts, the richest collection of graphic arts in Lithuania, and so much more. All this is a significant part of humanity’s history and Vilnius University Library is eager to share its treasury of knowledge with the public.

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Vilnius University LibraryUniversiteto g. 3
01513 Vilnius
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Opening hours
Monday9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Tuesday9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Wednesday9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Thursday9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Friday9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Saturday9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
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