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Under the Patronage of
His Excellency the President of Malta

National Library, Valletta

Opening Times: Monday to Sunday 10.00AM to 06.00PM

Situated in the centre of Valletta, the National Library is one of the major treasures of the Maltese Islands. It is a reference and research library preserving the memory of the nation with collections that span the centuries from medieval times to the digital age. As the guardian of the written memory of Malta for current and future generations, the National Library promotes research and makes its vast collections available to researchers and visitors alike.

The National Library of Malta holds various collections such as books, journals, newspapers, manuscripts and maps, as well as audio and visual recordings by Maltese authors. These holdings are of significant importance not only for the history of the Maltese Islands, but also for the evaluation of European and Mediterranean history.

Getting There


Old Treasury Street,
Other Locations

Auberge d’Aragon

Fort St Angelo, Birgu

Ġgantija Archaeological Park

Gozo Cultural Centre

Grand Master’s Palace

Inquisitor’s Palace, Birgu

Main Guard, Valletta

National Museum of Archaeology, Valletta

St Elmo, Granaries, Valletta

St Elmo, Piazza D’Armi, Valletta

St Elmo, Piazza with Arches, Valletta 

Tal-Pilar Church, Valletta

The Armoury, Birgu

Underground Valletta

Villa Portelli, Kalkara