Dear Library users,

Due to the confinement annoucement by the Dutch governement on December 14, 2020, the Peace Palace Library will be closed from December 15, 2020 until January 19, 2021.

All online resources will be available during confinement and our programs will run without interruption, with the exception of our Interlibrary Loan (ILL) services.

If you need to contact the Services Desk or you would like to speak to a Librarian, please send an email to From December 24 until December 27, the Library will be closed, as well as from December 31 until January 4, 2021 due to the Holidays.

As soon as we are legally able, we will gradually reopen the Library.

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Stay healthy, stay safe, the PPL Staff