Armoury

The Armoury - the Central Library si located at the heart of the Palacký University in Olomouc, it provides all sorts of library services, 280 000 documents on all topics, large study space and additional services. There are hundreds of study places and up-to-date environment in the historical building, which also hosts specialized departments centralized for the whole Palacký University Library. The Armoury is also a favourite meeting place, place for study teams, exhibitions, reading events and other events hold by the library. The employees offer personal consultations on electronic information resources. There is a night reading room opened continuously.

Virtual tour

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Contact Details

The Library of Palacký University in Olomouc
Biskupské nám. 1
779 00 Olomouc
1st. Floor
GPS: 49°35'44"N, 17°15'36"E
Phone: 585 631 749
Email: vypujcka@upol.cz

Opening hours

  Normal operation Night study room
Monday 8:00 - 22:00 0:00 - 24:00
Tuesday 8:00 - 22:00 0:00 - 24:00
Wednesday 8:00 - 22:00 0:00 - 24:00
Thursday 8:00 - 22:00 0:00 - 24:00
Friday 8:00 - 19:00 0:00 - 24:00
Saturday 9:00 - 16:00 (stocking rooms non-operational) 0:00 - 24:00
Sunday Closed 0:00 - 24:00

Enter and exit from the space of night study room is every hour (+/-10 minutes). Only from the side of the porter's lodge - Biskupské náměstí 1. It is necessary to prove with card ISIC.

Changes to opening hours

The Loans Department

Shift manager

Mgr. Lenka Bobáčková

585 631 749 lenka.bobackova@upol.cz

Shift manager

Mgr. Anna Pajerská

585 631 749 anna.pajerska@upol.cz
  Mgr. Petra Absolonová 585 631 749 petra.absolonova@upol.cz
  Mgr. Marek Boháč 585 631 749 marek.bohac@upol.cz
  Mgr. Lenka Hanáková 585 631 749 lenka.hanakova@upol.cz
  Michal Henzl 585 631 749 michal.henzl@upol.cz
  Bc. Barbora Cholastová 585 631 749 barbora.cholastova@upol.cz
  Mgr. Petr Jurečka 585 631 749 p.jurecka@upol.cz
  Linda Kollárová 585 631 749 linda.kollarova@upol.cz
  Jana Kovářová 585 631 749 jana.kovarova@upol.cz
  Bc. Zdeňka Krampolová 585 631 749 zdenka.krampolova@upol.cz
  Milena Matuchová 585 631 749 milena.matuchova@upol.cz
  Mgr. Jana Nemčoková 585 631 749 jana.nemcokova@upol.cz

The Preservation Department

 Marie Doleželová

585 631 739

marie.dolezelova@upol.cz

Mgr. Jiří Obdržálek

585 631 753

jiri.obdrzalek@upol.cz

Michal Blažek

585 631 753

michal.blazek@upol.cz
Bc. Marie Skopalová, DiS.585 631 730

marie.skopalova@upol.cz

Mgr. Tamara Stránská585 631 730

tamara.stranska@upol.cz

The Loans Department

1st. floor of the Armoury, wheelchair accessible

Plan of the library

Plan of types of books

Services

All library information services are provided in eight halls, with a free selection of books. There are 450 study places and in the journal reading room computers with Internet access available to our users.

To lend

  • Headphones
  • Chargers for mobile phones
  • Flash drives
  • Laptops
  • Tablets

Available

  • Cabinets to leave laptops (at the loans desk)
  • Plastic comb binder (at the loans desk)
  • Paper guillotine (at the loans desk)
  • Microwave and kettles (in the corridor between halls 4 and 5, also on the premises of the night study room)
  • Two clubhouses Slytherin and Gryffindor
  • Children's play area
  • Sitting bags, acoustic armchairs, relaxing place
  • Earplugs (in the hallways near the clubhouses)
  • Self-service skener (at the loans desk)
  • Vending machines

Tours

Tours for the professional and general public. The participants are familiarised with orientation in the library and its services. Tours are free of charge. Order in advance at tel. 585 631 749 or vypujcka@upol.cz.

Lost and Found

Palacky University Library publishes a list of the things forgotten in the Armoury.

The list of forgotten things

The History of the building of the Theresian Armoury

The professional department and the loan services of Palacky University Library are housed in the historic building of the former Theresian Armoury for artillery, which is part of the immovable cultural heritage.