Only the members of the Library have access to its materials and services. The materials may be used in the Reading Room or, a limited number of books may be borrowed. A potential member of the Reading Room needs to present an identity card. Beside the identity card, an additional document is required in order to borrow books - an employment or pension certificate, student index or certificate of the regular registration by the Employment Agency for the unemployed. The foreign citizens use the materials and services in the Reading Room after an insight into their identity card or passport.
Membership card can be issued for a year, a month, or a week.
The user fills in the form personally in the Library or via the Internet. The ordered items can be collected after 30 minutes.
Users may borrow 4 titles (6 vols.) for a period of 30 days, which can be extended for additional 30 days. Prolongation can be done in person, by phone 214 892 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
If the borrowed items are kept longer, the overdue fee is charged according to the Price list.
Users can borrow up to 5 book titles (6 vols.), 5 volumes of magazines or journals, and 5 volumes of newspapers.
On request, the Director can permit more titles for users preparing their Ph. D. or M.A. theses or working on a project.
The following materials are used in the Reading room only:
- books printed before 1900 and specially treated and protected items
- incunables, manuscripts, rare books, and parchments
- maps and atlases
- music scores
- notices, posters, picture postcards
- doctor and master’s theses
- CDs, DVDs, floppy discs
- reference books (encyclopaedias, lexicons, dictionaries)
- bibliophile editions
- the Čuka collection
- predominantly illustrated monographs