The National Library of Greece Opens its Doors at its New “Home” in the SNFCC
17 DECEMBER 2018

A new chapter begins today for the National Library of Greece (NLG), as it opens its doors to the public, for the very first time, in its new premises at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC).

Researchers, students, and the general public will have free access there to collections of thousands of journals and manuscripts, while they will also be able to borrow works of literature and essays through the Library’s Lending Department.
The public will also soon gain access to all collections of the research library. The process is expected to be completed by Monday, January 14, 2019, in the historical Vallianos building, in the center of Athens.

The historic transition of NLG to the SNFCC was made possible through an exclusive grant of €5 million from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, covering the development of the NLG’s collection, the creation of the Library’s digital services, the development of the Library’s Public Section, an audience development campaign, staff training, and more.

For further information, please visit NLG’s website at