House of Reading is a combination of library and cultural and social center. Our main theme are stories and their handing over. Therefor, you can find here a plenty of short stories, novels and their film and audio processing and a wide range of literary magazines. Thereto we offer regular literary-cultural program . (only in czech)
We organize author readings, literary, cultural and composed programs, public discussions on current topics, lectures and programs for children and the whole family, or for schools.
All this is offered in an open environment arranged for the convenience of our guests, where don´t miss armchairs and sofas, lockers and seating in the summer garden. Of course there is barrier-free access or even changing table. House of reading and continues in the trend of Municipal Library of Prague, which is based on current trends in European librarianship – the transformation libraries into ** „a living room of a city“ **.
The library is easily accessible from metro station Strašnická. Also trams number 22, 7 and 4 from the stop Průběžná, 24 from the stop Kubánské náměstí. A bus 175 passing through a metro station Florenc and Flora stops at the bus station Pod Rapidem directly in front of the library.
Sections & departments
Department for kids & teens
Disabled AccessDisabled access for wheelchairs and parents with prams.
Internet and wi-fiFree.
Facilitation and assistance for the disabled
The Induction LoopIn some areas of the library (classrooms, auditoriums) is installed the device for induction listening.
Online translation into Czech sign language
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