We lend books, of which we have more than 344,000, and everyone — children, adults, students and seniors – can find something to suit their taste in our library. You can also find musical recordings, films and pictures in our library. You can connect to the internet for free in all branches. You can find our branches in 42 places throughout Prague, and three mobile libraries visit areas without bricks and mortar branches. Throughout the entire year there are cultural events in our libraries for which a minimal fee is charged or which are completely free of charge. We organise art workshops for children and parents, lectures, training sessions, seminars, film projections, concerts of famous musicians, theatrical performances and many other things.
Services at branches
We lend books, music, films and pictures, sheet music, newspapers, magazines, maps, spoken word and from October 2010 e-readers. We provide information services, the possibility of black-and-white copying from the library's stock and printing in limited runs (A3, A4). Selected branches offer local access to databases. You can find a digital piano for playing compositions in the Central Library and in Bohnice, some branches have a camera magnifier or other compensation devices for the blind and partially sighted, and sportsmen can play virtual golf or tennis in Smíchov, Opatov and in the Central Library. The Art Library in the Opatov branch lends pictures and graphic works.
We will be glad to get hold of the titles that you can’t find in the Municipal Library of Prague via the Interlibrary Lending Service.