Assistance of a librarian
Information about services 24/7
Contacts: , phone (85) 219 5051
You can consult with a librarian working at the Information Desk about the issues related to the Library services.
Librarians are not available in the reading rooms the entire time – they spend only part of their working hours in the reading rooms. At other times you can use self-service facilities.
Rules for using reading rooms
- We ask users to observe the rule of silence in the reading rooms. Please, approach the users who disregard the rule. Areas designated for speaking: the café, Lounge, lobbies and rooms for group work.
- Coffee, tea, non-alcoholic beverages, as well as odourless snacks (chocolates, nuts, biscuits) are allowed in the reading rooms, however, it is forbidden to take odorous meals. Such meals should be taken in the café (SCIC) or Lounge.
- Security cameras and guards ensure that your stay at the Library will be truly safe, but it doesn't mean that you can leave your personal belongings unattended.
- Overcoats, raincoats, and other kinds of outdoor clothing, bags, cases and similar personal belongings should be kept in the cloakroom\or the lockers.
- After you have finished your work, please switch off the table-lamp or floor-lamp – save electricity!
- Leave your place tidy and clean. Please dispose of your rubbish by putting it into the bin.
- Do not rearrange chairs, armchairs and lounge chairs. After finishing your work, please move the chair back to the desk.
- If you have lost or found something while staying in the Library, please contact librarians working at the Information desk.
- After taking the book out of the shelf, please put it into the nearby trolley.
- The Library staff reserves the right to ask you to show your user ID card.
- One of the tasks of the Library staff is to maintain order in the reading rooms, therefore, we ask users to pay attention to the remarks and suggestions of the librarians. In cases when the compromise is not reached, disciplinary actions can be taken by the Library.
The Communication Corner (3rd floor, at the end of Lithuanian Studies Reading Room corridor), a lobby next to the Professor’s Reading Room, Exhibitions’ corridor, Journals’ Reading Room and corridors of the Oriental Studies Reading Room are designated for conversations and relaxation.
At the SCIC you can take your meals, engage in loud conversations with friends and relax with a cup of tea in Anteroom and the Café situated on the 1st floor in block C.
- Users can heat up their food in a microwave located in the Café.
- Cold and hot water dispensers are located on every floor in blocks A and B.
Each reading room has a space with lounge chairs and armchairs for relaxation, silent conversations with colleagues. You are welcome to lay down on lounge chairs for a short time relaxation.
Coats, jackets, wet umbrellas and big bags have to be left in the cloakroom or lockers. Show solidarity with other users and cleaning personnel, do not crum free space with your personal belongings.
Lockers are available in the lobby at the entrance to the Central Library. Please take a note that these are coin return lockers, so you will need 1 € or 2 € coins.
At the SCIC you have to leave your personal belongings in the lockers. The lockers are locked with a 3 digit combination. Each locker has an instruction on how to use it. If you have forgotten your combination, please contact librarians working at the Information Desk.
Cubes and lockers for personal belongings
If you come to the Library daily and bring along heavy bags with books, you are welcome to use a cube or a locker where you can leave your personal belongings: borrowed books you don’t want to take home, your personal books, cups for tea or coffee et ect.
You can book a cube (a small locker with a transparent door) for one month at the Information Desk of the SCIC.
You can book a locker for your personal belongings at the Information desk of the Central Library.