The Embassy of Ireland's donation to readers of MESZL

2021.06.15 - Metropolitan Ervin Szabó Library

The Embassy of Ireland to Hungary donated 50-50 copies of James Joyce's  „Ulysses” and „A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man” to the Ervin Szabó Library. 

Metropolitan Ervin Szabó Library reopened on 5th May 2021

2021.05.03 - Metropolitan Ervin Szabó Library

The library also takes the attention of high priority to people who cannot verify immunity against coronavirus, so, under the terms of legal regulations in effect they are not allowed to enter the library buildings.

Library from home

2021.02.02 - Metropolitan Ervin Szabó Library

New online information service to support education and learning


Central Library

1088 Budapest, Szabó Ervin tér 1.
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Opening hours
    Today 10:00-18:00
    Tomorrow: 10:00-18:00
Opening hours of the Children's Dragon Library can be read here.

Library Swap Point is available

Mo-Fr: 10 - 6 pm
Sa: 10 - 4 pm
Phone number:
(1) 411-5017
Manager: Dr. Dippold Péter (igazgató)

Registration for natural and legal persons:
free of charge / 12 months
Administration fee of registration reader card:
HUF 200 / 12 months

Daily card: HUF 1100 / day

Borrowing privileges in one library:
HUF 4600 / 12 months
HUF 3500 / 6 months
HUF 2500 / 3 months

Establishment of membership for using all branches simultaneously:
HUF 9500 / 12 months
HUF 6600 / 6 months


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