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Main Hall

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
    • Price list



Librarian in charge: Romana Ilgnerová

Romana Ilgnerová

Apr 05, 2024
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