Libraries are traditional institutions with many non-traditional services

There are 289 public libraries in the Ústí Region, one of which is regional
(North Bohemian Research Library in Ústí nad Labem),
7 libraries in charge of regional functions, 37 professional, 244 libraries with non-professional librarians and 45 branches. Furthermore,
there are 1 university library (the Scientific Library of the J. E. Purkyně University),
4 medical libraries and several libraries of museums, galleries and archives.
Last but not least, we have many school libraries in the Ústí Region, which we want to help in the framework of interdepartmental cooperation Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Education,
Youth and Sports.