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Opening hours and location

Access to main building, customer parking and lending: Monday to Friday 08.30 to 11.00 / 14.00 to 16.30 hours

Opening hours lending and service desk
Monday to Friday
08.30 - 11.00 / 14.00 - 16.30 hours
Opening hours workstations
Monday to Friday
08.30 - 16.30 hours
Extraordinary closings
Public holidays Weekday and date
Good Friday Friday April 15th 2022
Easter Monday Monday April 18th 2022 
Ascension Day Thursday May 26th 2022
Whit Monday Monday June 6th 2022
Swiss national holiday Monday August 1st 2022
Christmas/New Year 2022/2023 Ab Donnerstag 24. Dezember 2020 bis und mit Freitag, 1. Januar 2021

Situation map

Arrival by public transport

  • From Bern‘s main railway station: Tram 9 in the direction of Wankdorf station until the Guisanplatz Expo stop.
    The BiG is situated directly at the junction, diagonally opposite the tram stop.
    Travel time is approx. 11 minutes.
  • From the Wankdorf railway station: Tram 9 in the direction of Wabern until the Guisanplatz Expo stop.
    The BiG is situated directly at the junction, diagonally opposite the tram stop.
    Travel time is approx. 5 minutes.

Arrival by car 

  • After leaving the motorway at the Bern Wankdorf exit, take the direction ‘Einkaufszentrum Stade de Suisse’ (shopping centre). After passing the stadium, continue on the Papiermühlestrasse and cross the next junction.
  • Turn right into the first driveway immediately after the junction.
  • Directly in front of the library there are a few parking spaces (marked in yellow) that are free of charge including a parking space for the disabled. More parking spaces (marked in white) are subject to a charge. There is also a space for a Mobility car. 


Library Am Guisanplatz User Services
Papiermühlestrasse 21a
CH-3003 Bern
Tel.
+41 58 464 50 99

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Library Am Guisanplatz

User Services
Papiermühlestrasse 21a
CH-3003 Bern