2014 - 2017
Renovation of the half of the building located along the rue Vivienne. All departments remain open to users.
Reopening of the reading room of the Department of manuscripts
Reopening of the reading room of the Performing arts department
Opening of the INHA (Institut national d’histoire de l’art) library in the Labrouste reading room
Opening of the ENC (École nationale des Chartes) Library in the part of the building located along the rue des petits-champs.
June 2011 - June 2014
Renovation of the half of the building located along the rue de Richelieu.
September 2010 - April 2011
Preparatory operations for renovation work.
6 April 2010
Closing of the half of the building located along the rue de Richelieu.
2007 - 2010
Designation of Bruno Gaudin as the architect leading the renovation project.
Signature of the agreement designating the EMOC (Etablissement de Maîtrise d’Ouvrage des travaux Culturels) to run the renovation project on behalf of both the Ministry of Culture and Communication (MCC – 80% of the total amount of expenses) and the Ministry of Education (MEN – 20% of the total amount of expenses).