Vedoucí: Ing. Jana Dvořáková
  • +420 286 010 543
  • dep. +420 286 010 119

The Masaryk Institute and Archive of the CAS Library is publicly accessible and comprises two separate libraries.

The CAS Archive Library is housed at Gabčíkova 2362/10. Orders can be made with PhDr. Irena Kraitlová or in person during visits to the Reading Room.

PhDr. Irena Kraitlová
Tel. +420 286 010 117

CAS Archive Library opening hours

Tue: 8,30 – 16,00
Wend: 8,30 – 14,00
Fri: 8,00 – 12,00


The library of the formerly separate ASCR Masaryk Institute, which looks after the original fonds of the Masaryk Library and the new fonds that have been built up since 1995, is based at Na Florenci 3. Books can be ordered for in-house study with ing. Jana Dvořáková. more about the library (cz)

Na Florenci Library opening hours

Po: 8,30 – 15,00
St: 8,00 – 12,00
Čt: 8,00 - 12,00


Library rules (cz)


The following are available for in-house study:

  • documents from the original TGM Institute Library fonds:
    • books and other independently published works by TGM and Edvard Beneš
    • books and other independently published works on the life and work of TGM and Edvard Beneš
  • periodicals:
    • original fonds – a representative selection of Czech and Slovak journals, historical anthologies and gazettes (end of the 19th and beginning of 20th century and First Republic, with overlapping in individual cases)
    • a selection of contemporary specialist periodicals (19th and 20th century)
  • documents from reference libraries – current book production:
    • life and work of TGM
    • life and work of Edvard Beneš
    • the history of the Czech Lands and Czechoslovakia 1848-1948
    • bibliography
    • encyclopedic dictionaries
  • Čas journal
    • The Masaryk Institute Library provides the ASCR Czech Literature Institute journal Čas for scanning; individual years are available in digitized form.
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