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Miloslav Troup / Illustrations
On the occassion of the 100th birth anniversary of a well-known Czech painter and illustrator, the NL presents a survey of his rich graphic work.
Concerts in the Mirror Chapel
Join the concerts in the Mirror Chapel, Klementinum. The Christmas programme offers classical music and chamber concerts in the beautiful and unique space.
Online services of the NL out of order
Online services of the NL will be out of order on Sunday, May 21 due to technical reasons. Thank you for your understanding.
Sightseeing tours cancelled
The Klementinum sightseeing tours are cancelled due to reconstruction. We are very sorry for any inconvenience. National Library of the CR.
Ultimate Databases Trial
Free trial access until 31st March 2017 to Academic Search Ultimate, Business Source Ultimate, Sociology Source Ultimate - in the library or through remote access.
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.
Closure of the Hostivař Reading Room
The Reading Room in Central Depository in Hostivař will be closed due to technical reason on March 7, 2017. We highly apologize for eventual inconveniences.
Bulgarian Collections at the Slavonic Library
The display commemorates the 100th anniversary of Bulgarian studies at the Philosophical Faculty, Charles University, Prague.
Reference centre is closed
Reference centre of the NL is today January 9th closed due to technical reason. We are very sorry for any inconvenience. 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.
The Nativity Scenes in the Klementinum
The traditional exhibition, organised in association with the Museum of Nativity Scenes in Karlštejn, features nativity scenes from the Baroque period up to the end of World War II.
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 ...
Digital libraries Kramerius out of order
Digital libraries Kramerius 3 (partly) and Kramerius 4 are temporarily out of order due to technical reasons. Thank you for your understanding.
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.
Regular Opening Hours in the NL
Regular opening hours from August 31, 2015 to January 31, 2016. Holiday Closures: September 26 - 28, 2015 – Bank Holiday, October 28, 2015 – Bank Holiday.
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.
Book World Prague 2017
Welcome to the NL exhibition stand at the 23rd International Book Fair and Literary Festival: 11-14 May 2017, Palace of Industry, Prague Exhibition Grounds (Holešovice).