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Welcome to a new semester at KTH Library

Published Jun 03, 2021

At the library, you can find study places, books and digital resources. We also offer tutorials, talking books introductions, lectures and seminars. Here is all the information you need about the library's services during the autumn semester.

Open with regular opening hours

KTH Library is happy to welcome all students back to campus this autumn. As of August 16, the main library is open Monday–Friday 8 am–6 pm, and as of August 30, we have regular opening hours, which means the main library is open 8 am–9 pm Monday–Thursday, 8 am–7 pm on Fridays and 10 am–4 pm on Saturdays. Our libraries in Kista and Södertälje are open from August 6, and manned from August 16.

Please note that between 8 and 9.30 am, KTH main library is only available to KTH students and employees with access cards. The entrance hall is open to everyone from 8 am.

Read more about our opening hours here

meter showing the occupancy in the library

However, we would like to stress that it is still important to maintain physical distance, and to stay home even with mild symptoms.

To help you plan your visit to the main library, we have sensors that tell you how many people are in the library at any given moment.

Here you can see the real time occupancy in the library

If you feel unsafe, or if you see anything we can improve for the wellbeing of our visitors, don’t hesitate to let us know.

Activate your library account

The first thing to do as a new student is to activate your library account. Use your library account to borrow books and access all our electronic resources.
Click here to activate your library account.

Find study places and book group study rooms

At KTH Library there are several study spaces, both individual tables and group areas. You will also find stationary computers, printers and scanners. As a KTH student you can also book one of our group study rooms.

Click here to book group study rooms

Click here to watch our digital tour of the main library.

Access to electronic material off campus

As a student or employee with a KTH account, you automatically have access to all electronic material through the library, even if you work remotely.

Access to electronic material.

Book a consultation or teaching activity

If you need help with information retrieval, writing or reference management, you can book a tutorial with us. We also offer teaching activities and open seminars.

Attend our open lectures and seminars

Each semester, the KTH Library offers several different lectures and seminars in everything from reference management and rhetoric to popular science lectures.

Have a look in our calendar to see all upcoming events.

Use the speech synthesis program Tortalk

All students at KTH get free access to Tortalk on their computer. Tortalk reads digital texts out loud. It is a great aid for those with reading difficulties, as well as those who prefer to read and listen at the same time.
Find out more about Tortalk.

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Contact us

Don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or if you need help.

Phone: 08-790 70 88 (11 am–1 pm)
Chat: (9 am–4 pm)


A short introduction film about the library