UPDATE: Library operation rules valid from June 1

Information on the operation of Academic Library from 1 June 2020


The library will be open every working day from 8 am to 4 pm.

  • Magazine study rooms are closed.
  • There will be an information desk on the ground floor and loan desks on both floors.
  • Reserved study places.
  • Printing, scanning and copying will be possible on request at the loan desk on the first floor. Only one person will be allowed in the copier premises.
  • Only computers for catalogue search and printing will be in operation. Access to databases will be possible on selected computers.
  • All toilets open.


Rules for entering the building

  • Entry to the building is allowed only with the veil on.
  • Spacing 2 meters.
  • There will be a limit on the number of people present (max. 100 people at a time) in the common areas of the library.
  • Stay in the AL is allowed only for the necessary time.
  • The rules for entering the building are governed by the instructions of the library staff.



  • Only absentee loans will be allowed.
  • For registered users of AL.
  • Free selection will be allowed only when using protective equipment (disinfection, gloves)


Returning documents

  • Attention! From 1 June 2020, the usual loan mode is set.
  • The status of loans can be checked after logging in to the online catalogue: http://katalog.jcu.cz/
  • Books can be returned using the self-service device on the side of the building.
  • Upon return, the books will be quarantined for several days.


Penalties for late return

  • Attention! From 1 June 2020, the usual regime of fines is reset.
  • Penalties for late returns at the time of closing the library will not be counted.


Other services


Shop script

  • The script store is open - normal operation.
  • Entrance to the sales area only one at a time and in a veil.
  • Perform hand disinfection at the entrance to the store.
  • We prefer cashless payments.
  • If you are interested in more titles, we recommend ordering titles in advance.
  • We also send the script by mail.
  • Sales of promotional items.


Operation of study rooms from June 1, 2020:

  • Dukelská (PF) closed until further notice.
  • Vltava (ZSF) - printing services and short-term loans allowed.
  • The rules for entering the study room are governed by the instructions of the library staff.
  • FLFW branch - only loans and returns.


If you have any questions about loans and returning books, send e-mail to library@lib.jcu.cz.