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Lenka Jasanská to Children
The work of Lenka Jasanská is as diverse as the books she has illustrated. Merry stories by Miloš Kratochvíl, Swedish and Croation folk tales, or serious stories from the history of our country.
National Library Operation
As of 10 September 2020, the users and visitors of the National Library are obliged to wear cloth face coverings or face masks inside the National Library.
Letter by W. A. Mozart´s Son Purchased
The National Library managed to complete the Mozart Memorial by purchasing a letter written by Mozart´s younger son Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart.
East View has extended access
East View provides access to the Russian Central Newspapers database accessible via UDB-COM platform. Now, East View has extended access also to other Slavic e-book ...
The Destruction of Monasterial Libraries
A unique virtual exhibition of the National Library of the CR commemorates the 70th anniversary of Action K and Action Ř – the communist attacks against monasteries and nunneries in Bohemia.
Discovery service EDS
Find an article or book on specific topic in discovery service EDS. Search catalogue of the NL, Union catalogue of the CR or licensed databases at one time.
Concerts in the Klementinum
Since March 11, 2020, cultural events in the Mirror Chapel of the Klementinum, the Klementinum Gallery and regular guided tours for tourists in historical premises have been cancelled.
Opening Hours from January 1, 2020
Details about the opening hours in the National Library from January 1st, 2020 you can find here ...
Closure of the Main Hall
Due to technical reasons, the Main Hall will be From Friday, December 13, to Saturday, December 14, the Main Hall will closed for technical reasons. Alternative operation of direct services will not be provided.
Closure of the NL and online services
The NL will be closed on Saturday March 2. Online services of the NL will be out of order from March 1, 10 p.m. to March 3, 12 p.m. Thank you for your understanding.
Digital library Kramerius 5 out of order
Digital library Kramerius 5 will be out of order from January 11, 9 p.m. to January 14, 8 a.m. due to technical reasons. Thank you for your understanding.
Hostivař Reading Room is closed today Tuesday August 29th
Hostivař RR is closed today Tuesday August 29th due to technical reason (water outage in Praha-Hostivař). We are very sorry for any inconvenience. Thank you for understanding.
Closure of the National Library
The National Library of the CR will be closed due to technical reason on Saturday June 17, 2017. We highly apologize for eventual inconveniences and thank you for understanding.
Christmas closure
The National Library will be closed from Saturday, December 24 to Monday, December 26 and from Saturday, December 31, 2016 to Sunday, January 1, 2017. Thank you for understanding.
Shibboleth system update
On May 21-22, 2016, the Shibboleth system will be updated, through which the NL provides access to the online licensed databases. There may be short-term disruptions ...
Hostivař Reading Room
On Tuesday, December 1, 2015 the Hostivař Reading Room will be opened from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. only. Thank you for understanding.
Online catalogues of the NL out of order
Online catalogues of the NL and remote access to the databases are out of order on 23rd June due to technical reasons. Thank you for your understanding and apologize for the inconvenience.
KATIF system (scanned catalogues) is out of order
If you do not find a book or a serial in the electronic catalogue you may send the request to the service points. Here you can check the status of your orders.
The Klementinum area will be closed
The Klementinum area will be closed to the public on July 24-25 due to the shutdown of power supply. Thank you for understanding.
Season's Greeting
Season's Greetings and Best Wishes for the New Year. National Library of the CR.
Closure of the National Library
We apologize for the closure of the National Library of the CR due to water mains accident today 21st March. Thank you for understanding.
Special Display in the Mirror Chapel