Mon–Fri 10.00–18.00

Sat  11.00–15.00

Closed every last Friday of a month!


 22.12 open 10.00-15.00

The library is closed from 23.12 to 7.01

On 2.-5.01, you can order books at the e-mail library@artun.ee

Orders received before 15.00, can be picked up at the information desk during the following working day. You have to ring the doorbell to enter the house.




In opening hours, the library continues to help everyone at a distance: responds to information requests, helps to find digital materials, scans from books, prints etc. Visit also our e-library and use different resources you can find there.

Please send all information requests to the e-mail library@artun.ee

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The library is a specialized university library. We acquire reference books, scientific literature and textbooks. The areas of activity include art, architecture, design, media art, art history, art criticism, cultural heritage, restoration, semiotics, culture, theatre, photo and cinema art, and the history of religion.
The library is located on the ground floor of the D building of the Academy. The materials are located on open shelves.
Our students, faculty members, employees, graduates, art teachers, students at other schools of higher education and other people interested in art can register as readers.




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Põhja pst 7
10412 Tallinn

+372 626 7334 loan desk

+372 626 7340 head of library Mait Väljas
+372 626 7367 bibliographers

+372 626 7362 managing specialist


Established in 1914

Registered users : 5763

Size of collections: 86869

Printed matter: 84178 ( 2510 manuscripts)

AV materials; 2691

Research library status from 2005

Member of Estonian Association of Art Libraries and ELNET Consortium