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

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

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

17th of June – 21st of June                                  

Mon-Fri: 8 A.M. – 7 P.M.

24th of June – 28th of June                                   

Mon-Fri: 8 A.M. – 7 P.M.

During June Saturdays are CLOSED

1st of July - 31st of July CLOSED

1st of August  – 31st of August                           

Mon, Thu and  Fri: 8 A.M. - 3 P.M.                                                                

Tue and Wed: 8 A.M. - 7 P.M.

During August Saturdays are CLOSED                                                              

2nd of September – 13th of September                         

Mon, Thu and  Fri: 8 A.M. - 3 P.M.                                                               

Tue and Wed: 8 A.M. - 7 P.M. 

Till the half of September Saturdays are CLOSED (exept of European Heritage Days 7th and 8th of September)

From 16th of September regular opening hours



The Loans Department

Shift manager

Mgr. Lenka Bobáčková

585 631 749

Shift manager

Mgr. Anna Pajerská

585 631 749
  Markéta Frömelová, DiS. 585 631 749 
  Mgr. Lenka Hanáková 585 631 749
  Mgr. Petr Jurečka 585 631 749
  Mgr. Michaela Klímová 585 631 749
  Linda Kollárová 585 631 749
  Jana Kovářová 585 631 749
  Zuzana Květoňová 585 631 749 
  Milena Matuchová 585 631 749
  Mgr. Jana Nemčoková 585 631 749
  Mgr. Barbora Pomezná 585 631 749
  Mgr. Petra Absolonová 585 631 749

The Preservation Department

  Marie Doleželová

585 631 747

  Hana Dostálová 585 631 728
585 631 747
  Mgr. Jiří Obdržálek

585 631 753

  Michal Blažek

585 631 753
  Mgr. Tamara Stránská 585 631 730

  Lubomír Borýsek 585 631 730
  Zdeňka Koutná 585 631 241 

The Loans Department

1st. floor of the Armoury, wheelchair accessible

Plan of the library

Plan of types of books


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


  • 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 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

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. 

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