The Swiss National Bank library

The Swiss National Bank maintains a library / documentation and information centre at its Zurich head office.
The collection contains 37,000 books as well as numerous academic and specialist publications on monetary policy, economics, cash and banking.

The SNB library is open to the public. It is part of the SLSP (Swiss Library Service Platform) network, where it figures among specialist libraries in the Zurich region.

Latest information

The library will be closed on 12 and 13 January 2023 for staff training.

Use of the library

Searches for books and other items in the library:

For information on lending, please see the Provisions governing use of the library:


Documents can be viewed, collected or returned at the SNB Forum's information desk during the following times:

Monday to Friday 12.30–4.30 pm or by telephone appointment.


Tel.: +41 58 631 11 50

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Swiss National Bank
P.O. Box
CH-8022 Zurich

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Swiss National Bank
Börsenstrasse 15
CH-8001 Zurich