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Due to an event, the library will be closed on February 12, 2015 from 5 PM (CET); the General Reading Room will be closed all day. On February 17, 2014 (Shrove Tuesday/"Faschingsdienstag") the Bavarian State Library will be generally closed to the public.
On the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the death of Hartmann Schedel (1440-1514), the Bavarian State Library shows his personal copy of the Nuremberg Chronicle which came to Munich in the 16th century together with the whole library of the Schedel family. The gradual construction of the collection is traced through the stations of Schedels life. To March 1, 2015.