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Readers Registration


The basic services provided by the Slavonic Library are free of charge. Reader’s registration, photocopying, and specialized searches are subject to charges.

All fees are determined by the Table of Services and Charges according to the Rules and Regulations of the National Library and Loan Regulations of the Slavonic Library.


Library Cards:

Any person, institution, or organization is entitled to become a library reader following registration and issuance of a library card.

The two types of library cards are as follows:


A library card valid for one year, permitting in-house and at-home lending to:

  • citizens of the Czech Republic and foreign citizens with permanent residence status above 18 years of age
  • foreign citizens with long-term residence status in the Czech Republic, who have submitted a library reference deposit. The refundable deposit is valid for the full stay in the Czech Republic and is tied to the number of materials borrowed. The maximum deposit is 2.000 CZK allowing for five borrowings at a time.

A library card permitting in-house lending only to:

  • foreign citizens with short-term residence status in the Czech Republic
  • foreign citizens with long-term status above 15 years of age who have not deposited the required lending fee
  • citizens of the Czech Republic older than 15 years of age and to users who are interested in short term use of the Slavonic Library, without borrowing privileges


Registration fees:

Registration fee to issue or extend the library card:

In-house library card:

retired over 70 years
other natural persons

for 1-9 months
for 10-12 months
free of charge
10-90,-CZK
100,-CZK


Home borrowing card:

retired over 70 years
other natural persons

for  1 year
free of charge
100,-CZK


The Registration and Borrowing Rules of the Slavonic Library

Rules and Regulations of the National Library of the Czech Republic

Price List of the Paid Services and Fees of the National Library of the Czech Republic

Lukáš Babka

Mar 14, 2016
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