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Contact Information

Rotterdam City Library draws over three million visitors annually, making it Rotterdam’s most popular institution. The library is more than just a place to loan books. Very regularly, it hosts performances or presentations. Each year, the highlight is the Reader’s Festival.

Contact Information

Hoogstraat 110, NL–3011 PV Rotterdam
PO Box 22140, NL–3003 DC Rotterdam
Telephone: +31 10 2816 100
E-mail: communicatie [at] bibliotheek [dot] rotterdam [dot] nl

Opening Hours

Monday: 1–8 pm
Tuesday-Friday: 10 am–8 pm
Saturday: 10 am–5 pm

The library may have adjusted opening hours in certain periods, so always consult its website.

Erasmus Reading Room

Books from the Erasmus Collection can be studied in the Erasmus Reading Room (Erasmuszaal) on the fourth floor of the Central Library Building. Please make an appointment beforehand by calling +31 10 2816 188 or by sending an e-mail to Erasmuszaal [at] bibliotheek [dot] rotterdam [dot] nl