Découvrez les bibliothèques de la Ville de Genève
Toute l'offre culturelle


  • La Bibliothèque de Genève déploie sur 4 sites un patrimoine écrit, imprimé, musical et iconographique unique qu’elle sélectionne, protège, valorise et transmet au grand public comme au public scientifique.
  • Site internet de la Bibliothèque de Genève


  • Les Bibliothèques municipales sont des lieux de rencontre, de découverte et de partage qui vous proposent de nombreux documents à emprunter ainsi que des activités gratuites pour petit-e-s et grand-e-s.
  • Site Internet des Bibliothèques municipales


  • Les musées d’art et d’histoire, le Musée d’ethnographie et le Museum d’histoire naturelle, les Conservatoires et Jardin botaniques et le Fond municipal d’art contemporain proposent un accès à leur bibliothèque scientifique .
  • Site internet


  • Vous avez une question et vous souhaitez une réponse personnalisée? Le réseau des bibliothèques genevoises vous offre, en moins de trois jours, un résultat fiable et des sources identifiées.
  • Service Interroge

Historique

COVID-19 INFORMATION
[Latest update: 2021.01.15]

Following the decision to close libraries' reading rooms until further notice to the public due to the current health situation, our loan service is the only one accessible to the public.

An appointment is required for the withdrawal of documents via bge.agenda.ch

The Centre d'Iconographie and the Musée Voltaire are closed for the time being.

Bastions opening hours:
Mon-Fri 9-18h, Sat 9-12h

La Musicale opening hours:
Tue 15-19h, Wed 14-18h, Thu-Fri 13-17h


Bastions

Reading rooms


The Salle Eugénie Droz

Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm  - 10:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
---> Reservation required on bge.agenda.ch

The Salle Bonivard
Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm  - 10:00 pm
---> Reservation required on bge.agenda.ch

The Salle Senebier - manuscripts and  rare books
Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
---> Reservation required on bge.agenda.ch

Circulation
Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 12:00 am
---> Reservation required to retrieve documents on bge.agenda.ch

The Salle Saussure - Open access
Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 12:00 am
---> Open non-stop, no reservation required

Exhibition

Couloir des coups d’œil
Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 12:00 am
---> Open non-stop, no reservation required

The Reference desk

Are you looking for a specific document ? The librarians can help you find it on site or by phone : 022 418 28 60
Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 12:00 am
---> Open non-stop, no reservation required

The Salle du catalogue / The Salle Moynier

Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 12:00 am
---> Reservation required on bge.agenda.ch


Bibliothèque de Genève
Promenade des Bastions 1
1205 Genève
T: +41 22 418 28 00
info.bge(at)ville-ge.ch

Access for all (in french)


How to get here
TPG stops: Place de Neuve, Palais Eynard or Plainpalais.
Deliveries via the service entrance, Rue de Candolle, between 8:00 am and 5:30 pm.
Please contact the front desk beforehand by telephone (022 418 28 00)


Musée Voltaire

Library and Museum

Monday - Friday: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Open every first Saturday of the month: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The library is open to the public weekday mornings, by appointment only.
Guided tours for groups are also available by appointment


La Musicale


Tuesday: 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wednesday: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Thursday: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Friday: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Outside of opening hours a return box is available in the lobby.


Iconographie


Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm by appointment only.


Centre d'iconographie
Passage de la Tour 2

1205 Genève
T: +41 22 418 46 70
cig.bge(at)ville-ge.ch

Access for all (in french)


Library closures in 2021

New Year: Friday 1st January 2021
Easter: Friday 2nd April 2021 to Monday 5th April 2021
Labour Day: Saturday 1st Mai 2021
Ascension: Thursday 13th May 2021
Whitsun: Monday 24th May 2021
National holiday: Sunday 1st August 2021
Jeûne genevois: Thursday 9th September 2021
Course de l'Escalade (Bastions only): Saturday 4th December 2021
Christmas and New Year:
Saturday 25th December 2021 to Saturday 1st January 2022
Restauration de la République: Friday 31st December 2021