Gen. Klapálka 1641
272 01 Kladno
Czech Republic

opening hours
monday 09:00 - 18:00
tuesday 09:00 - 18:00
wednesday closed
thursday 09:00 - 19:00
friday 09:00 - 18:00
saturday 09:00 - 12:00
contacts

office
tel: 312 813 111
email: library@svkkl.cz

literature loan department
tel: 312 813 123
email: pujcovna@svkkl.cz

reference centre & reading room
tel: 312 813 122 (113)
email: is@svkkl.cz

music department
tel: 312 813 131
email: hudebni@svkkl.cz

Central bohemian research library in Kladno - key details

Brief description

The Central Bohemian Research Library in Kladno is a regional library providing public library and information services in the sense of Act No. 275/2001 Coll., as amended by Act No. 1/2005 Coll., on Libraries and the Conditions for Operating Library and Information Services (Libraries Act). Its founder is the Central Bohemian Regional Authority.

Library holdings

The Central Bohemian Research Library in Kladno creates universal library holdings. It permanently holds a conservation collection and a historical collection. The universal collection includes a special collection of regional documents, i.e. documents relating to the Central Bohemian Region.

Size and structure of the library holdings

(in library units)

Type of document

state as of 31. 12. 2008

stock SVK exchange stock total
Books: - - -
Non-fiction 321 577 30 549 352 126
Fiction 176 073 26 905 202 978
For children and young adults 73 319 66 932 140 251
Total books 570 969 124 386 695 355
Cartographic documents 6 917 - 6 917
Other documents: - - -
Standards 27 230 - 27 230
Sheet music (scores) 7 272 - 7 272
Audio documents 19 003 - 19 003
Audiovisual documents 610 - 610
Electronic resources 543 - 543
Total other documents 54 658 - 54 658
TOTAL (non-periodical documents) 632 544 124 386 756 930

Additions to the library holdings

Type of document 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Books 18207 17508 13021 17274 18081 15964 13260 13491 14227
Cartographic documents 639 363 374 429 344 296 138 244 262
Standards 2135 312 3135 1862 1718 1697 1158 880 714
Sheet music (scores) 114 147 101 239 159 104 107 86 278
Audio recordings (CDs, cassettes) 802 786 988 866 805 931 951 782 1112
Audiovisual documents 55 62 7 26 11 0 0 7 129
Electronic resources 32 47 0 35 53 36 56 56 100
Total non-periodical documents 21984 19225 17626 20731 21171 19028 15670 15546 16822
Serials – number of titles 2084 2512 2703 2861 2910 3067 3232 3272 3360

Visitors and loans

- as of 31.12.2005 as of 31.12.2006 as of 31.12.2007
Registered users 4 210 5 346 5 566
Visitors 103 782 126 269 141 449
Loans 221 334 242 075 241 732
Literature loans section 169 463 198 496 198 496
Music section 28 715 21 943 24 658
Study 22 120 19 808 18 578
Outside loans 197 452 222 267 222 267
Loans for reference only 23 882 19 808 19 465
Interlibrary loans 5 358 9 313 13 589

Collaboration with libraries

The Central Bohemian Research Library in Kladno