Photogenic Science in the Klementinum
The exhibition features the most interesting photographs selected from the contest organized for employees of the Czech Academy of Sciences every year since 2014.
Christmas market and winter book bazaar
A traditional Christmas market with a book bazaar will take place in the main Klementinum courtyard on Wednesday, December 14, 2022. Visitors are also invited to attend...
President of the Republic of Lithuania
President of the Republic of Lithuania Gitanas Nausėda visited the National Library on 16 November, 2022. During his short stay in the library he was accompanied by general director Tomáš Foltýn.
The Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the NL
On 15 November 2022, H. E. Mr. Seyed Majid Ghafeleh Bashi, new Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the Czech Republic, visited the NL to introduce himself and...
Monlam Grand Tibetan Dictionary
On Tuesday, 30 August, 2022, the Tibetan Government-in-exile donated to the National Library of the CR a precious document - the Monlam Grand Tibetan Dictionary.
Véronique Firkusny-Callegari visited the NL
On Thursday, 10 November 2022, Véronique Firkusny-Callegari, a daughter of the piano virtuoso Rudolf Firkušný (1912-1994), and Elena Sokol, an American Slavist, visited the NL.
Día de Muertos in the Klementinum
Come and enjoy the Mexican Day of the Dead at the Klementinum Gallery. There will be a traditional flower altar, prepared are guided tours and if you come...
Signal Festival Prague in the Klementinum
Signal Festival celebrates 10 years. For one decade we have been connecting art, urban space and modern technology. This year’s annual programme is busier than ever.
Restoration of the Treasures of the NL
The exhibition takes visitors to the world of restoration and permanent preservation of original books in order to save them for future generations. Featured are...
Professor Tobias G. Natter Donated Books
Austrian art historian and an internationally renowned expert on artistic Vienna at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries donated to the NL precious publications.
Sheet Music Published in 19th Century Prague
English version of the publication, which focuses on the sheet music that constitutes part of the collection of the Music Department of the NL.
Book World Prague 2022
Join the National Library exhibition at the International Book Fair and Literary Festival Book World Prague 2022, June 9-12, 2022, Prague Exhibition Grounds - Holešovice.
The Future in Bubbles 2
To commemorate the last-year 100th birth anniversary of renowned Polish writer and futurologist Stanisław Lem the Polish Institute in Prague announced an open comics competition for Czech artists.
You can pay your fees online
Have you got some overdue library fees? You can now pay certain fines and fees online. The link for payment will show up in your library account.
Free registration for Citizens of Ukraine
From Friday, 1 April 2022, we offer citizens of Ukraine free registration in the NL. After registration you will get access to the collections, online sources and library services - more in Ukrainian.
Art Sales Catalogues Online (ASCO)
Free access to complete historical art sales catalogues for the period 1600 to 1900 for NL´s users until June 30, 2022. The scanned catalogues come from libraries in Europe and the USA.
New Chill Out and Individual Study Zone
The zone is open to all registered users and holders of a one-day admission ticket. It offers new study areas where readers can study their own materials, while...
The Association of Ukrainians and Supporters of Ukraine and the Slavic Library are organizing a musical and literary afternoon on Saturday, March 12, 2022 at 4:00 pm.
Božena Němcová. Her Personality, Work ...
The exhibition presents Božena Němcová in mutual tension among the known biography, her literary work and its later functioning in Czech culture and its response in the world.
Exhibit of the Month - March 2022
A codex from the famous library of King Matthias Corvinus containing Thomas Aquinas´ commentary on Aristotle´s cosmological treatise On the Heavens...