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.

You can borrow and return books

The Library Reading Rooms in Brussels (Spinelli 5D) and Luxembourg (Schuman 00A880) are open for borrowing and returning books during plenary sessions weeks on:

Tuesday 9th March (10:00-12:00) and          Tuesday 18th May (10:00-12:00) and

Thursday 11th March (14:30-16:30)             Thursday 20th May (14:30-16:30)

Tuesday 27th April (10:00-12:00) and              Tuesday 8th June (10:00-12:00) and

Thursday 29th April (14:30-16:30)                   Thursday 10th June (14:30-16:30)


Outside these times, books canbe ordered online and delivered directly to your office or left in thebox outside the Library when you wish to return them.

You can contact us by phone: 88100 from inside the EP network or using Jabber; from any other phone please dial +322 284 8100.

You can also send an e-mail to library@europa.europa.eu for more information about our services.

The use of the EPRS online services,including the Members' Hotline, LibGuides and digital services shouldremain your first choice (more information: http://www.eprs.sso.ep.parl.union.eu/eprs/auth/en/services.html).

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.


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From any EP building: 88100

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