British Council library in Cluj-Napoca

Join the British Council's library in Cluj today to improve your English language, experience British literature and get free internet access.

Our collection

Our library offers you easy access to English language materials such as books and DVDs on various topics including; management, marketing, advertising, public relations, information technology, social sciences, arts, literature, personal development, as well as exam preparation materials.

View the British Council Cluj library book collection. (PDF, 3MB)

How to join

We have a wide range of membership types, including a long distance and kids option. To join our library, simply choose the membership option that suits you and follow the instructions on our how to join page.

Please note that the library is closed during August.

Membership types

We have a range of different membership types, with different fees and loan limits.

Irrespective of the membership type, all members can access any available resource on the library premises.

Membership type  Loan limits per visit

 Fee (RON) 

  Books Magazines DVDs/CDs Exam materials 

 

Standard

5 1 2 2 100 (1 year)
60 (6 months)

Youth / Seniors
(for pupils, students and seniors)

5 1 2 2 100 (1 year)
60 (6 months)

English students

7 1 2 2 70 (1 year)
40 (6 months)

English teachers

7 1 2 3 70 (1 year)
40 (6 months)
Kids
(for children aged 7-13 years old)
2  1 1  1 40 (1 year)
Long distance

Any 2 items from the library's collection. Items will be delivered and returned by post. Find out more about this membership by reading the Long distance membership regulations (PDF, 119 KB).

250 (1 year)

1 day entry pass

On the premises access to all collections

Free photocopying (20 pages)

10 (day)

* Cluj membership gives you access to all three British Council libraries in Romania. The validity of the membership includes one month holiday in August. 

MEMBERSHIP ADD-ONS

You can personalise your membership by choosing an add-on.

Membership add-ons Fee ( RON)
Give a family member access to your membership 10
Additional loan materials 10 ( per material)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Only registered members are allowed to access library resources.

We reserve the right to cancel membership in case of serious infringement of regulations.

Members must produce their membership card on request. The membership card is not transferable.

The membership fee is non-refundable. If you are unable to further benefit from our services, you can transfer your membership to another person, without an additional fee. The new holder can use the membership until the expiry date of the card.

Contact us if you would like more information on which membership type is best for you.

Membership discounts and special offers

  • Disabled persons can become a Standard member free of charge.
  • If you are already a member and decide to renew your library membership card within one month after its expiry date, you will benefit from a 10% discount. This discount only applies when you renew your membership in the same city that you were previously registered in.
  • International Student Identity card holders also benefit from a 10% discount on membership fees.
  • If you refer a friend and they join the library, you can add an extra item to your loan limit.

Loan periods, fines and charges

Books can be borrowed for three weeks.

Magazines, periodicals, CDs and DVDs can be borrowed for one week.

You can renew borrowed materials once, provided they have not been reserved by another library member. We will notify you by email or SMS once the item is available. We will hold the item for one week only.

Only you and a close relative, nominated by you, can use your membership. Materials can only be borrowed on presentation of your membership card.

Daily overdue fine Fee (RON)
Books/ magazines/ periodicals/DVDs/ CDs  (per item) 1 (per day)

You must pay any overdue fines within one month of receiving them. If you do not, we will suspend your membership.

Charges Fee (RON)
Replacement membership card 15
Lost/damaged materials catalogue price + 10%
English language level test 15
Photocopies (per page) 0.5
Printout from internet or library catalogue (per page) 0.5

Address and opening times

Address: Arany Janos 11, Cluj-Napoca 400028 

Opening times:

Monday, Wednesday

13:00 - 19.00
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10:00 - 16:00
Saturday, Sunday Closed

Public holidays when our Library in Cluj-Napoca is closed to the public:

  • 6 - 17 April 2018
  • 30 April - 1 May 2018
  • 28 May 2018
  • 1 June 2018
  • 1 August - 1 September 2018
  • 19 December 2018 - 9 January 2019

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