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Rules and recommendations

The operation of libraries is allowed without restrictions.

Although there are no longer any special precautions, please continue to observe basic hygiene rules.

Ensure that children's hands are washed and disinfected regularly. Ensure that the recommended spacing of at least 1.5 m is observed. Alternatively, wear nose and mouth protection (respirator/mask) if you and your child feel safer doing so.

Above all, you are protecting yourself and your loved ones.

We recommend borrowing pre-ordered books and returning them via the circulation window or contactless.

If you need to know the exact borrowing rules set by each library, check their websites.

If you need books - whether for study, for your profession, or for entertainment - try the electronic resources databases. Keep an eye on the range of electronic resources on each library's website. For university students, most universities offer free access to these databases. Look for these options on university or faculty websites.