LIBRARY OF THE SLOVAK DESIGN CENTER - The library specializes in design, art history, crafts and architecture.

The Services Offered:
The basic services are free, while special services may be provided for payment.

The basic services are as follows:

  • Loan services within and outside the library premises
  • Renewals of loan periods – the so-called prolongation
  • Provision factual and bibliographic information verbally

Special services are as follows:

  • Reservation of documents requested
  • Bibliographies  in writing and research
  • Electronic software and database available on CD
  • International interlibrary loans
  • Free Internet access
  • Reprographic services
  • The services of the library are provided on the basis of categorization of the users according to the age, possibly education and professional orientation.


Library users: staff of the Slovak Design Center, scientists, designers, students of technical, artistic, philosophical and economic colleges, students of secondary technical schools and others

Resources of the library consist of books, periodicals and specialized documents.

  • Books (encyclopedias, monographs, picture publications, manuals, overviews, dictionaries, charts, textbooks,  exhibition catalogues, information bulletins, company directories,
  • magazines  – 86 domestic and foreign magazines
  • CDs
  • Databases on CD

Resources of the library are available at:

Fees: students EUR 2,-; the employed EUR 4; pensioner EUR 0,-



Library Hours:
Monday:      1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday:    10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Thursday:    1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: Closed

Contact: Anna Faklová, phone number: 02/20477316 ,

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