Welcome to the EP Library

The EP Library provides online and on-site access to a wide range of material relevant to the work of the European Parliament. Its collection ranges from books, e-books and EP publications to news sources and journals, in electronic and print formats.

Summer closure

The Library Reading Rooms (Brussels and Luxembourg) will be closed from 31 July to 28 August 2020 to allow for collection maintenance work.

Returned books can be dropped in the boxes in front of the entrances or sent to the Library by internal mail:
For Brussels: "EP Library / Spinelli Building 5 D / Brussels"
For Luxembourg: "Historical Library / Schuman Building 00 A 880 / Luxembourg".

All digital Library and EPRS services remain available during this period

- contact us via email: library@europarl.europa.eu
- submit information requests: Members Hotline on EPRS intranet | e-mail 'eprs@ep.europa.eu' | call 88100
EP Library Catalogue Plus

The new EP Library Catalogue Plus allows you to search the EP collection for:

   - journals, books and articles in paper or electronic format

   - EPRS and Policy Department publications


The EP Library is an internal service.  Full access to subscribed electronic sources is only available for Members and EP staff within the EP premises. To get access to the full range of Library services and knowledge sources, please use the EP intranet site or visit the reading rooms.

As an external user, you are welcome to browse and discover the EP Library's collections.


Call us

From any EP building: 88100

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