Copenhagen Main Library

Copenhagen Main Library is the largest public library in Denmark.

Ground floor:

  • Comics for adults

  • Loan machines

  • Returning of loans takes place in the return robot
  • 1 free PC you can use without pre-booking. You are allowed to use the PC for 15 minutes per session. You cannot print from the free PC.
  • The Library Café. In the Democratic Coffee Bar you can buy coffee, tea, sandwiches and a selection of cakes.

1st floor:

  • Information  answers your questions regarding loans, returns, fees etc. This is also where you register as a new borrower, return materials that do not fit in the return robot or pay for prints, overdue loans etc.

  • Librarian's Desk
  • Fiction in Danish and several foreign languages. You will also find books and other materials on literature.
  • Audio books
  • Biographies

2nd floor:

  • Children's & youth department: Children's librarians will help you find your way in the large selection of children's and youth literature.

3rd floor:

  • Non-fiction Books and other materials regarding the liberal arts, social science, natural science, information technology, journalism, psychology, politics, economy, law, medicine, cook books, travel literature et al.​

  • Print & Copy Zone - You will need a special account for the use of the print & copy facilities.

  • Free PC's you can use by booking.

4th floor: 

  • Periodicals and magazines.

  • Danish and foreign newspapers in print and access to thousands of newspapers and magazines in foreign languages through the database "Press Reader".

  • A small reference section is found here as well. 

For help on every floor use the screens on the wall to the Library Online.

Go to the The Library Online

Main page for Copenhagen Main Library - including opening hours (Danish)