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Manuscripts and Early Printed Books Department


Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

27. 12. (Wen)          11:00 - 14:00

28. 12. (Thu)            9:00 - 14:00

All departments of the National Library are closed:

Christmas (23. 12 - 26. 12.) + New Years´ Holidays (30. 12. 2017 - 1. 1. 2018)

New titles in the Study Room´s Library

New titles have been added to the Study Room´s library. The library is accessible in the Study Room, partly by free choice, partly on demand by the service.


Small book with a great mystery

National Library of the Czech Republic boutht a small prayer book from 1655 at Dreweatts and Bloomsbury Auctions in London. This interesting manuscript belonging to Anna Kateřina Karbanová from Volšany also served as a memorial and brought many new insights into the Bohemian exultant culture.



Order books to our Reading Room electronically: from the General Catalogue I, separate (the separate mode is for ordering 1. Manuscripts, Incunabula; 2. Early Printed Books via STT).


New virtual exhibition "and the word became music" from our collections.




Veronika Procházková


Nov 29, 2017
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