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Notice

Due to an instance of COVID-19 in Jenštejn external depository, all books located there are currently unavailable.
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Opening of the library on Monday, August 31, in restricted mode

Beginning on Monday, August 31, 2020, the library will be open with certain restrictions.
Opening hours are adjusted until further notice:
Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–6 p.m. (including individual study rooms).
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SUMMER LIBRARY CLOSURE

Until Friday July 31, 2020 the library will be open:
Monday–Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The LIBRARY will be CLOSED from August 1, 2020 until August 30, 2020
During the closure of the library, the loan services won’t be available. The main study, Computer Study, Research Room and Cloak room will be closed.
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New version of the library regulations

In connection with the availability of a second book return box, the change in access to historical books and changes in service fees, a new version of the Library regulations becomes effective on 8 June 2020.
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Current information about operation of the library

All library services have been restored, but operation is partially limited until further notice. Please follow the conditions for using the study room and other library services below. Opening hours are adjusted until further notice: Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. (including … Read more »

Until 15. 6. 2020 fees for late return and loan period extension according to the exception to the library regulations

Since the library was closed to the public from 16. 3. to 24. 4. 2020 because of the state of emergency, all books that were due to be returned on 13. 3. 2020 or after, and could not have their loan period extended automatically, will have their loan period extended until 15. 6. 2020.

Fees for late return charged to a library account from 13. 3. 2020 to 15. 6. 2020 will be waived. Fees for late return charged before and on 12. 3. 2020 as well as those charged on 16. 6. 2020 and after will not be waived.

We will inform you of possible changes and new measures by which we will respond to other resolutions and recommendations issued by the Government of the Czech Republic on our website and social networks.
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Beginning on Monday 1. 6. 2020 the study room is being opened with certain restrictions

Beginning on Monday 1. 6. 2020 the study room is once again opened to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday. The number of seats is limited to 73 in the study room and 7 in the computer study in order to keep social distance. Individual study room are again available for reservation and can be used during opening hours. Rare books can be studied under supervision from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Monday to Friday.

Library user and visitors are required to wear a face mask and to disinfect their hands before entering the study room. Wearing gloves when handling books is suggested. Disinfectant and gloves are provided near the entrance and next to the loans desk and self-checkout.
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Waiving charges for late return after re-opening the library

We will continue to waive the charges for late return of the off-site loans incurred from Friday, March 13. We will announce the termination of this exception to the Library Regulations at least 14 days in advance on our website and social networks. We will also inform you in advance of all other changes and measures by which we will respond to resolutions and recommendations issued by the government of the Czech Republic.
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The “on-line access for 1 CZK” event ends

Today, April 27 at 9 a.m., we are opening a study room in a restricted mode for making loans of printed documents. The special offer “on-line access for 1 CZK” will be no longer available. For remote access to electronic information sources, you can still register for a fee according to the price list, i.e. for 150 CZK.
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Restoration of the loan services from Monday, April 27

From Monday, April 27, users will be allowed to make off-site loans of documents ordered in advance. The opening hours will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday. The study room (including the computer study room, catalogues, individual study rooms and the research room) remains closed.

Books and journals intended for on-site loan only will be available to you for a maximum of 30 minutes. During this time, you can copy, scan or take a photo of the materials. Documents available for off-site loans can be borrowed within a few minutes using the selfcheck; you need to have an off-site membership if you want to take the books home.

For the health and safety of all, it is required to wear a face mask and gloves and use the hand disinfection before entering the library. Disinfection and disposable gloves will be available in front of the door to the improvised loan desk. Stay in the library will be allowed for a maximum of 4 people keeping a distance of at least 2 meters and it’s limited only to the time necessary to make the loan.
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