The Library of the Cervantes Institute in Prague bears the name of the Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes and since 2006 has been a specialised centre which focuses on providing information, items and references related to the language and culture of Spain and other Spanish speaking countries.
- Reference catalogue – direct link to the book stock and other collections within the Cervantes Institute Library Network (RBIC).
- Loans – circulatory loans of items for the purpose of study off the library premises.
- Interlibrary loans – access to publications which are not in the library stock but are available via a library within the Cervantes Institute Library Network or other Spanish libraries.
- My library – access to your account, electronic space, via which it is possible to arrange loans or make reservations, including for books already out on loan.
- Electronic library
- Audio books: downloads in digital form, download possible in MP3 format, audio books by classic and contemporary Spanish authors in the original version.
- Electronic books: downloads of thousands of books in digital form, on such topics as linguistics, Spanish as a foreign language, classic and contemporary literary works by Spanish and Hispano-American authors, history, etc.
- Electronic sources: reference sources, bibliographical database, press and digital periodicals, etc.
- Library updates – selection of the most recent additions to the library.
- Recommended publications section – aimed directly at students of Charles University studying for bachelor and master degrees and other study programmes.
- Selection from the book stock of the library – thematic selection from the book stock available directly on the webpage Library updates.
- Specialised bibliographical information – compilation of thematic reading list information for theses and other academic works; guaranteed response within 48 hours.
- Internet access – for consultation and specialised searches
- Tuition for users – tuition familiarising all users with the library’s services and resources.
- Cultural events – book samples
Tel.: +420 221 595 242