Vaclav Havel Library

Vaclav Havel Library

Prague, Czech Republic

The Václav Havel Library at Kateřinská 18 in Prague 2 functions as a centre for the documentation and research of modern Czech history, with an emphasis on promoting the ideas and works of Václav Havel: playwright, fighter against totalitarianism, leader of the 1989 Velvet Revolution, Czechoslovak and Czech president, and a symbol of vigilance against despotism.

The permanent exhibition “Václav Havel, or Havel in a Nutshell” is located at Galerie Montmartre at Řetězová 7 in Prague’s Old Town. The Václav Havel Library holds various seminars, readings, exhibitions, concerts and theatre performances at the same venue.

www.vaclavhavel-library.org