volunteer at the national library

We are looking for volunteers to help us organize activities in addition to our current programmes and projects and to help us improve the image of the National Library at the national or international level. 

Why would you choose to volunteer at the National Library of Romania?
► You will understand what a national library is;
► You will gain experience in a complex organization;
► You will understand the path of the book from the publisher to the reader;
► You will work in a dynamic environment, stimmulating for personal development;
► You will learn about the "unseen side of the library, those activities that make their mark on intellectual development;

The volunteering internships are carried out under the general conditions of Law no. 78/2014 regarding the regulation of volunteering activity in Romania.
The main advantage of carrying out a volunteering activity under the conditions provided by the abovementioned Law is stipulated  in Article 10, (2):
Volunteering activity is considered to be professional and / or speciality experience, depending on the type of activity, if it is done in the field of studies you graduated from.

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Opening hours

Registration of readers:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10.00 – 17.45
Tuesday, Thursday: 12.00 – 19.45

Reference desk and reading rooms for current collections:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10.00 – 18.00
Tuesday, Thursday: 12.00 – 20.00

Reading rooms foe special collections:
►„Alexandre Saint Georges” reading room (old and rare books, manuscripts, photographs, historical archive.), 5th floor: 
Monday- Friday: 10.00 – 18.00.

►The audio-video "George Enescu" reading room is temporarily closed, starting June 5, 2018. Special musical documents can be found at the "Alexandre Saint Georges" reading room, the 5th floor:
Tuesday - Thursday: 10:00 - 18:00.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10.00 - 12.30

Open reading spaces:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 08.00 – 18.00
Tuesday, Thursday: 08.00 – 20.00
Saturday: 09.00 – 17.00 

The National ISBN-ISSN-CIP Center - informations by phone:
Monday - Friday: 12.00 - 16.00


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Volunteer at the Library

The Programme Volunteer at the National Library gives you the opportunity toplay an active role in the activity and promotion of the National Library.



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