Using the library

Would you like to become a member of our Library?

Just visit any of the Ljubljana City Library branches and fill in the registration form. By signing it you bind yourself to act according to the Regulations on the Operation of the Ljubljana City Library.

As a member of the Ljubljana City Library with the membership card Urbana, which is valid in all the branches, you can use all the services offered by the Library.

For a reduced membership fee are eligible: students, regular students, seniors and the disabled. Up to 18 members years old, unemployed and asylum seekers are – upon the presentation of a valid piece of evidence – exempt from paying membership fees. Exempt from membership fees are also employees in MKL, members of the Library Association of Ljubljana and members residing in the homes of senior citizens. Library members who live in difficult social conditions or staying in hospitals, related organizations and prisons are, upon the presentation of a valid piece of evidence, granted free membership.

For non-profit organizations is allowed fee paid for a maximum of five collective membership cards. Commercial organizations pay membership dues for each membership card, or for any person specially authorized.

On the reduction or exemption from fees in other specific cases decides library director or regional unit manager at the written request of the interested user.

How long can you keep our material?

books (paper, audio)

21 days

 + prolong for 21 days

journals

21 days

 + prolong for 21 days

newspapers

7 days

 

audio CDs (children)

21 days

 + prolong for 21 days

audio CDs, DVDs (adults)

7 days

 

video DVDs, Blu-rays - movies

7 days

 

video DVDs - various courses

21 days

 + prolong for 21 days

toys and other items

21 days

 + prolong for 21 days

maps

21 days

 + prolong for 21 days

librettos

21 days

 + prolong for 21 days

Mobile Library items

75 days

 + prolong for 75 days

On every visit the user shall receive a delivery slip of the borrowed material, the date of return and a possible debt. Please, always check the delivery slip.

Prolongation of the term of borrowing 

The loan period of library's material can be renewed once only; the renewal can be made personally in the libraryby making a phone call  and via Internet (see My Library).