Libraries in Prague

If you are searching for libraries in Prague have a look at our list below. Our recommended Prague libraries include foreign and cultural centers as well, especially useful for expatriates residing in the city of Prague. All of the Czech and foreign libraries in Prague are represented here at Prague-Stay with complete descriptions, photographs, and contact and map information. Furthermore the majority of the Prague libraries feature cultural events as well including the showing of films, gallery viewings and more. The majority of the libraries also boast cool cafes where you can meet and greet people. If you are searching for libraries in Prague, you have come to the right place!
 

  • Klementinum | Baroque Library Klementinum

    The Klementinum sits on over 2 hectares and is one of the largest complexes in Europe and is home to the Czech Republic’s National Library. Situated in the romantic area of Prague’s Old Town, the Klementinum dates back to the 11th century when a chapel was erected and dedicated to St. Clement. In the middle ages, the complex became a Dominican monastery and afterwards in 1556 a Jesuit college and was at one point the third largest Jesuit college in...

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  • Goethe-Institut | Prague Goethe-Institut in Prague

    Goethe-Institut at Masarykovo Nábřeží is the center of German culture in Prague that organizes not only language courses of all levels, but also various cultural and educational events and spreads awareness of the contemporary cultural and political life in Germany. German courses cater to all levels of German and to your individual needs as to the intensity and main focus of the course. You can choose from among standard and intensive courses, German conversation, grammar, individual courses, German language courses...

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  • Library at the Italian Cultural Institute | Prague Library at the Italian Cultural Institute

    Throughout the centuries Italy and the Czech lands have had rich cultural contacts including strong artistic bonds ever since the 16th century when members of the Jesuit Order from Italy made up a minority of Prague’s foreigners. It is also easy to see Italian influence throughout the city regarding the architecture and design in Prague, even in more modern times. Two major buildings that serve as historical evidence for this tight relationship are the Italian Chapel in the spacious Klementinum...

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  • Prague City Library | Exterior Prague City Library

    Located in the center of Old Town on Marianske Square is the headquarters of the Prague City Library. The Prague City Library (Mestska Knihovna in Czech) network is user-friendly and surely has a lot to offer with an extensive list of titles to borrow from prose to poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and much more. While the library’s branches are located throughout Prague the headquarters is most impressive with an attractive interior complete with two floors of books in Czech and other...

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  • Institut Francais de Prague Institut Francais de Prague

    The French Institute is located in Prague near Wenceslas Square on Štěpánská Street and is an irreplaceable cultural resource for all the inhabitants of Prague interested in French language and culture. The Institute features a well-stocked library and media center offering currently over 70,000 documents including fiction, non-fiction, reference books (dictionaries, encyclopedias and directories), comic books and French-as-a-foreign-language teaching and learning resources. The registered members of the media center can borrow over 150 titles of magazines and newspapers, French music...

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  • Prague Multicultural Center Library | Interior Prague Multicultural Center Library

    Visit the Prague Multicultural Center and open doors to the world! If you are interested in different cultures, intercultural coexistence and communication, ethnic minorities and refugees you might already be familiar with the positive work and activities accomplished and organized by the Prague Multicultural Center. This accomplished civil association aims at providing priceless information to the general public about ethnic groups in the Czech Republic and around the world as well. Besides organizing lectures, discussions and exhibitions, the center runs...

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  • Carlos Fuentes Library | Cervantes Institute, Prague The Carlos Fuentes Library at the Cervantes Institute

    If you are intrigued by Spanish and Hispanic American culture, do not miss the Carlos Fuentes Library, which is operated by the Cervantes Institute. The Cervantes Institute is based in Madrid, Spain and promotes the beauty and importance of the Spanish-language culture all around the world. In 2005 the Prague branch of the Cervantes Institute on Na Rybnicku Street was inaugurated by the Spanish Crown Prince and Princess. The Cervantes Institute offers Spanish language courses, the DELE language exam and...

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  • Austrian Cultural Forum | Prague Austrian Cultural Forum Library

    Located in the city center of Prague is the Austrian Cultural Forum, which features an extensive library. The Austrian Cultural Forum, an international institution has branches in capitals throughout the world including New York, London, Paris, Budapest and Prague. The cultural society exists mainly to enable all those interested in Austrian culture to get to know it better at a more intimate level. Because of this interest in Austrian culture the Austrian Cultural Forum exists and provides Austrian libraries for...

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  • American Center | Prague The Library at the American Center

    Operated by the American Embassy in Prague is the Library at the American Center. If you are searching for a wide selection of English books to read, this is the place with the best selection of English books available. Everyone knows that the selection of English books is okay in Prague, however if you wish to purchase English language books the prices can be quite steep. One of the best ways to avoid overpaying for English books is to visit...

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  • Prague Christian Library | Story Hour Prague Christian Library

    Offering over 5,000 books, videos, DVDs, CDs and more in Czech and English the Prague Christian Library is convenient for those interested in accessing rich literature about Christianity. The idea to create such a library came from Willard Black, who in 1990 after the fall of Communism recognized the deficiency of Christian sources in the Czech Republic and set about opening a library for the general public. In 1997 Black’s idea was made a reality by Jim and Laurie Barnes...

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  • Průhonice Library | Activities for Parents and Children Průhonice Library

    If you are looking for a library to go to with your children, do not miss the Průhonice Library located in Průhonice near Prague. The Průhonice Library – which has a collection of over 10,000 books, newspapers, magaznes, e-books, sound and data recordings, and more – is involved in the “All of the Czech Republic Reads to Kids” program and so books are read out loud to children every even hour. At the library children's corner, which is open throughout...

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