Library facilities

Location and opening hours

@ Where: building 52-1-052 on the Meyrin campus

g Opening hours:

  • Library is accessible 24/7.
  • Library desk (loans, returns, enquiries): Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. (5 p.m. as of November 9, 2020)
  • You can return books outside these opening hours by depositing them in the red box in the entrance.
Locate the Library: Find us from the CERN Reception:


PLEASE NOTE: We ask our readers to respect hygiene measures due to the COVID-19 pandemic: follow the signs, wear a mask at all times, disinfect your hands before touching the books and do not move the chairs. The Library reading room currently operates with fewer seats and less computer stations. Several distributors of hydro-alcoholic solution are available.


  • 6 PC stations
  • 3 Linux stations


Two printers are available free of charge on the main floor of the library, accessible through the CERN network:

  • 52-LIB-HPB (black & white printer)
  • 52-LIB1-CANB3 (black & white printer and scanner/copy machine)

More information on the Printing Services website

Working places

84 working places. Library is air-conditioned.

Last modified
13 November, 2020