Municipal Library of Prague

The Municipal Library of Prague (Czech: Městská knihovna v Praze) is one of the largest libraries in Prague, Czech Republic.

Municipal Library of Prague
Městská knihovna v Praze
Městská knihovna (Staré Město), Praha 1, Mariánské nám., Valentinská, Žatecká 1, Staré Město.jpg
Main building of the library in the Old Town of Prague (so-called Central Library)
CountryCzech Republic
TypePublic library
Established1891
LocationPrague
Coordinates50°5′14.57″N 14°25′2.57″E / 50.0873806°N 14.4173806°E / 50.0873806; 14.4173806Coordinates: 50°5′14.57″N 14°25′2.57″E / 50.0873806°N 14.4173806°E / 50.0873806; 14.4173806
Branches40[1]
Collection
Items collectedBooks, magazines, maps, electronic media
Size2,071,323 items[1]
Access and use
Population servedGeneral public
Members180,508[1]
Other information
Staff480[1]
Websitehttp://www.mlp.cz/en/
Map

The oldest item in the library's collections is a print of the Prague Bible from 1488.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "The Library in Numbers". www.mlp.cz. Municipal Library of Prague. Retrieved 11 January 2016.

External linksEdit

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