Moravian Library

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Moravian Library
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Moravian Library in Brno
Country Czech Republic
Type Regional library
Established 1770 (247 years ago) (1770)
Location Brno
Coordinates 49°12′31.14″N 16°35′38.5″E / 49.2086500°N 16.594028°E / 49.2086500; 16.594028Coordinates: 49°12′31.14″N 16°35′38.5″E / 49.2086500°N 16.594028°E / 49.2086500; 16.594028
Collection
Size 4,129,742 total items[1]
Other information
Director Tomáš Kubíček
Website www.mzk.cz

Moravian Library (Czech: Moravská zemská knihovna) is the second biggest library in the Czech Republic. The Library is located in Brno, Czech Republic. Established in 1770, the library moved to a new building in 2001. The Moravian Library is a universal research library and the regional library of the South Moravian Region. The library holds more than 4 million[1] books, and more than 20,000[1] people use the library every year. It plays an irreplaceable role in the preservation of cultural heritage and contributes by various projects of digitalization and access to documents. It has a valuable collection of old maps, incunabula and medieval manuscripts.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Moravská zemská knihovna: Výroční zpráva o činnosti a hospodaření za rok 2014. 2015. ISBN 978-80-7051-204-3.