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Main Hall

National Library of the CR has decided to support the governmental regulations aimed at restricting contacts and movement of persons, formulated in the Government Resolution No. 216 dated of 26 February 2021, and it has been closed to the public from Saturday, 6 March 2021, until further notice. - more >>

LOCATION Ground floor, to the right at the entrance
TELEPHONE 221 663 248 - information
221 663 244 - circulation
221 663 131 - to pick up photocopies 221 663 111 (operator)
Anybody may use the Main Hall

It is still necessary to search older documents in the card catalogues.

  • information on the National Library collections and services
  • main public catalogues
  • readers registration
    • permanent library card (good for reading rooms and borrowing books) is issued for one year
    • admission ticket to the reading rooms (validity 1 day, good for open access colections)
  • ordering of library materials
  • circulation services
  • (lending outside loans)
    • Fill out the order form
    • Your book(s) should arrive within 2-3 hours, and it will be kept for you for 14 days
    • Books located outside the Klementinum in the Central Depository should be available the next day in the afternoon
    • The loan period is one month, and you may ask for a renewal.
  • renewals
  • reservations
  • self-service photocopying
    • on the self-service photocopiers you may copy library material or your own material

    1 page A4 - self-service....................2,50 Kč
    1 page A3 - self-service....................5,00 Kč

    • we provide further photoduplication services (only NL materials) such as reproductions, microfilms and paper copies of microfilms
    • out-of town users may order photocopies by mail C.O.D. It takes about three weeks and billing is done according to the current price list


Librarian in charge: PhDr. Vlasta Kostlánová

Vlasta Kostlánová