The Swiss National Bank library

The Swiss National Bank (SNB) 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 NEBIS network (

Latest information

The library is currently closed owing to the coronavirus.

Documents can be neither ordered nor borrowed. Borrowed media may be kept at home until further notice. The reminder process is on hold and no new fees will be charged.

If you have any questions, please contact us at

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 information desk during the SNB Forum's opening hours.


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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