Jan Palach Library

Opening hours

(Valid from 29 November 2021)

From: To:
Mon 9 am 6 pm
Tue 9 am 6 pm
Wed 9 am 6 pm
Thu 9 am 6 pm
Fri 9 am 6 pm

During national holidays, the library is always closed.

Contact Us

Jan Palach Library
nám. Jana Palacha 2
116 38 Prague 1

reception desk:
+420 221 619 418
loan desk:
+420 221 619 338
Staff contact

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Library Manual

Jan Palach Library is a multipurpose library that was founded in 2010 and serves as a central library of the elementary study literature for students of the BA programmes at CU FA as well as a departmental library of several departments and institutions. The library collections correspond to that: elementary study literature of departments and institutions at CU FA, language coursebooks, Slavic philology, Russian Studies, Linguistics, Scandinavian Studies, Dutch Studies, Film Studies, Theatre Studies, Baltic Studies, Finnish Studies, Alban Studies. You may find us in the basement of the main building, entrance is under the stairs on the left when facing Faculty’s café.


nám. J. Palacha 2, 116 38 Prague 1

(-1 floor, basement)

Directions: Use the staircase next to the Faculty’s café entrance or elevator (-2)


See Opening hours page





Phone: +420 221 619 418; +420 221 619 338

E-mail: kjp@ff.cuni.cz

Facebook: facebook.com/kjpffuk

Instagram: @knihovnapalach

Head Librarian: Mgr. Jan Kamenický

Librarians: Mgr. Anna Hausenblasová; Denisa Kubiš; Mgr. Zuzana Macháčková; Renata Naušová; Bc. Anna Krejzová, Mgr. Tomáš Vejvoda; Šárka Zámečníková


Teamwork Study Room: The users of the library may book the team study room with audio-visual equipment (projector, screen, notebook, sound system) for a group of 2-18 people to work on team assignments, school and research projects, tutoring etc.

PC lab: The users may use the PC lab with desktop computers, multifunctional printers, and book scanner for easy book scanning.


The operation of the library is governed by Circulation Rules and Regulations of the Faculty of Arts of Charles University.