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The Library and the Information Center

The library with a reading room is located on the 2nd floor of the building in Jáchymova 3, Prague 1. Opening hours:

Monday, Tuesday:                  10 AM - 7 PM

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday     9 AM - 3 PM

The library comprises approximately 5000 volumes. The Judaica section offers its visitors a range of books on Judaism and Jewish history and culture. Volumes of Židovská ročenka (Jewish Yearbook) or calendars are available in the library as well; for reference (library use only) you can use the three-volume encyclopedia Jews of Czechoslovakia or the thirteen-volumes of Encyclopaedia Judaica. Foreign language dictionaries and general encyclopedias are also at hand for library use. The library collections are continually updated with new books. The library has a music collection of 80 CDs as well.

The JCP library serves both the JCP members and the wider public interested in Judaism. The collections are divided into Judaica and Fiction sections. Books from the Judaica section are library use only, while the fiction titles can be checked out for one month. The library is equipped with a computer and a copy machine.

The Information Center provides general information regarding the activities of the Community or its individual departments.

The IC also searches for answers to queries concerning Judaism.

Reservations for the two rooms in the building are processed by the IC as well.

Contact address: Jáchymova 3, Prague 1, 110 00

Phone: +420 226 235 052 (Library), 226 235 051 (Information Center)

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