Bibliothèque cantonale et universitaire – Lausanne, site Renens
Av. du Silo 1
1020 Renens

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Access by public transport

From Renens railway station

  • Bus 25, towards Pully gare, Censuy stop
  • Bus 32, towards Galicien, Censuy stop
  • Bus 33, towards Mout-Goulin, Censuy stop

From Lausanne

  • Métro M1, towards Renens-Gare, Renens-Gare stop

More information : Transports publics lausannois (tl)

Eco-friendly transport

Direct street access to the ground floor of the building from rue du Simplon

Access for people with reduced mobility

Step-free access via the entrance on rue du Simplon

By car from the motorway

A1 motorway towards Lausanne-Sud, Malley exit, then avenue du Chablais and avenue de Longemalle towards avenue du Silo in Renens.

Site Renens
CH - 1020
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Self-check machine


Multi-function printers

45 work spaces

14 public computers


Special services

Open to the public

Open to both pupils and teachers, and to the general public

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Workshops are organised for GYRE classes according to need and for school work.

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Other items available to borrow

DVD players, e-book readers and Thymio robots are available at the loans desk.

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Collections and heritage

We offer access to all kinds of useful documentation for secondary-school teaching. The collections cover areas ranging from culture to school subjects and current affairs. We offer a selection of non-fiction books, manuals, dictionaries and magazines.

You can also dive into the world of literature with novels, comic books and mangas. The audiovisual collections offer a selection of fiction films and documentaries.

The collections are regularly updated and supplemented by digital resources, which are accessible from the public computers.