The Ján Langoš Library

Ján Langoš, photographer Andrej Bán

The library manages and provides access to a unique collection comprising Czech and foreign publications, documents and electronic resources focused on the history of totalitarian regimes in the Czech Republic and the world. Readers are free to use literature and other materials available in the library. All the documents can only be used in our reading room. The basic services provided by the Ján Langoš Library are free of charge. Readers are allowed to use their own digital cameras, hand-held scanners and laptops. Publications published by the Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes are available for purchase in the library.

Opening hours:

Monday 09.00–12.00
Tuesday 09.00–18.00
Wednesday 09.00–17.00
Thursday 09.00–13.00


  • Address: The Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes, The Ján Langoš Library, Siwiecova 2, 130 00 Praha 3, Czech Republic
  • Phone: +420 221 008 306
  • Contact person: PhDr. Ingrid Hronovská