Basic service

    • Catalog

      The Library develops an electronic catalog of the whole library holdings and part of the electronic documents related to the holdings which is available in the library system and on the internet. This catalog is freely available for anyone without library membership both in the library system and on the internet.

    • ​Library use

      Basic service available with a registration card in any of the branch libraries. All library visitors have to accept and observe Terms of Use of the Metropolitan Ervin Szabó Library.

    Local use

    • Local use of databases

      Subscribed databases can be used only by patrons with a valid library membership (with daily ticket and reader's card authorizing for borrowing) on the computers provided by the library or on own devices using WiFi.

    • Local use

      Documents for local use only are determined by the library; their usage requires registration; the service is available in all branch libraries.

    • Use of computers

      The computers of the Library may be used only by patrons with a valid library membership (with registration card, daily ticket, reader's card authorizing for borrowing). Patrons may not use the internet service in the Library for business purpose and illegal actions, nor may they disturb or hamper the work of others. Should the librarian perceive such an occurence,  Terms of Use in V.2. point takes effect. If the user saves the identifiers necessary for Internet use while using world wide web through library computers and so he/she gives chance for misuse, the Library does not take the responsibility, it cannot be impeached.

    • The use of WiFi with own device

      Broadband internet connection (Wifi usage) for indefinite time is provided  in the Central Library and other designated libraries, during opening hours, with own device for readers with library memberships or a daily library card, and also for people purchasing tourist tickets to the Central Library, available for the duration of their stay. 

      The list of libraries providing this service can be found here



    Loan

    • Reservation

      Documents sought by the patron - and on loan or under delivery to branch libraries - may be reserved having paid the fee of notification and procedure in person in the branch libraries and on the web-based catalog of the Library after login. The reserved document is monitored by the Library until the date required by the library patron, or for two months at most. If the reserved document arrives, the patron will be notified in email or on telephone. The document is held by the Library for 8 calendar days after notification, the reservation will be nullified thereafter. The reservations will be satisfied by the Library in the sequence of requests.

      The fee of the service:
      HUF 300 / volume

      The charge of utilization of the service is contained in the list of rates and Appendix #7  of Terms of Use.

    • Home delivery service

      The Library delivers documents to be loaned to the home of users bound temporarily or permanently for home stay if necessary,  player devices are also delivered. The list of branch libraries providing the services is in here.

    • Renewal

      The term of loan – except for success books and reserved works – can be renewed twice before the due date, until the end of the term of the library membership at most in person, by telephone, in email in opening hours of the library or via the Library’s website in 24 hours (non-stop). On his/her renewal through the website the library patron gets a message on the interface and, in case he/she has given his/her email address, a feedback in email as well.

    • Loan - Slides

      For 2 weeks; maximum 6 titles (items).

    • Loan - DVD

      For 1 week; maximum 6 titles (items). Persons with serious impairments are allowed to borrow max. 2 titles without paying a fee.

      The fee of the service:
      HUF 300 / disc / week

      The fees are contained in the chart of rates (see Appendix #7).

    • Loan - collection of children's library

      For 4 weeks max. 8 titles (items). With a child reader card, aged 0 to 10 years, only documents belonging to the stock of the children's library may be borrowed.

    • Loan - weekly, periodical

      For two weeks; maximum 10 pieces can be borrowed.

    • Loan - book

      For 4 weeks; max. 10 titles can be borrowed with library membership card authorizing to borrow, after paying membership fee. They can be renewed twice if they are not reserved and validity of the reader's card is not due.

    • ​Loan - Education pack

      For 4 weeks, max. 2 packs can be borrowed. Persons with serious impairments are allowed to borrow max 2 titles without paying a fee.

      The fee of the service:
      HUF 500 / pack / 4 weeks

      The fees are contained in the chart of rates (see Appendix #7; Terms of Use).

    • Loan - bestseller

      For 2 weeks; max. 2 titles. The loan period of bestsellers is not renewable.

    • Interlibrary loan among FSZEK branches
      Documents missing from the holdings of certain branch libraries can be transferred on loan from another branch library by the library patron for a fee. The fee of the transfer loan are contained in the list of rates (see Appendix #7). The fee of the transfer loan must be paid when the request is submitted. The document requested in transfer loan is secured for the library patron by the Library within 20 working days calculated from its accessibility in the branch library where the request was submitted as a member. The fees of reprography of documents or document parts not to be loaned and available only in copy to be sent must be reimbursed by the library patron. The due date of the documents transferred on loan may not be renewed.

      The fee of the service:
      HUF 500/volume

      The fees of copying are contained in the list of rates (see Appendix #7; Terms of Use).

    • Loan - Audiobooks - on CD

      For 4 weeks, max. 6 titles.

      Fee of the service:
      HUF 300 / title / 4 weeks

      Persons with serious visual impairments and blind people are allowed to borrow (with the player device) without paying a fee.

      The fees are contained in the chart of rates (see Appendix #7, Terms of Use).

    Remote use

    • Remote use of databases

      Readers with a valid membership card can use the subscribed contents of the library either from home or from any part of the world; those ones which are permitted by the content provider.
      Some alterations by editing the settings of the browser – to set up the proxy settings – are necessary to use the service (help is provided below); then you can identify yourself with your valid membership card.

      The online registration for database access enables users to remotely access the online databases provided by MESZL. Once activated, the virtual ticket remains valid for 30 days, and users can renew it thereafter. You can find the renewal guide here.
      To register for the service, please initiate the process on the Library Catalogue page. Access to the databases is possible after remote payment. Details regarding the fees for online registration are outlined in the table of fees (refer to Appendix 7#, Terms of Use).

    E-mail service

    • Email notification before due date

      For readers, who have given their email address for this purpose, the Library will send a reminder via email about the due date 2 weeks before the end of their memberships, and also on the last day before the due date. 

    • Email notification before order of payment

      The library sends an email as a last warning of the date of commencement of payment order and the expected charges on the 45th day calculated from the due date.

    Remote payment

    • Remote payment

      For settling various fees and debts the Library offers an opportunity for remote payment to its logged-in patrons as an amenity via its website. To utilize this service, the patron must have a bank card and an email address. In case of remote payment an automatically generated voucher is issued in Corvina integrated library system by the Library to the customer; it can be seen and printed by the reader after logging in (individually) via the main page of library website.

    • Payment by credit card
      For settling various fees and debts the Library offers an opportunity for paying with bank card (credit card) by POS terminals,  as an amenity, in the Central Library and big branches. The list of branch libraries providing the services is here.

    Reprography

    • Taking photos of documents by own device

      Photo ticket can be purchased in all branch libraries. Reprographic copy can be made only pursuant to regulations of the copyright law. The service can be used in case of given pages and other parts of documents.

      The fee of the service: HUF 700 / occasion.

      The fees are contained in the chart of rates (see Appendix #7).

    • Photocopy ordering

      The service of photocopy ordering is available in A4 and A3 sizes, in black and white in designated branch libraries.

      The fee of the service:

      - with library membership:

      A4: HUF 45 / page

      A3: HUF 55 / page

      - without library membership:

      A4: HUF 60 / page

      A3: HUF 70 / page

      The fees are contained in the chart of rates and Appendix #7 of Terms of Use.

    • Printing

      Printing is available only in designated libraries, without library membership as well.

      The fee of the service:

      - with library membership:

      In size A4

      Black and white text : HUF 60/page

      Text in color: HUF 270/page

      Picture in black and white (the picture of the printed surface is at least 50 percent) : HUF 200/page

      Picture in color (the picture of the printed surface is at least 50 percent): HUF 300/page

      In size A3

      Black and white text : HUF 110/page

      Text in color: HUF 400/page

      Picture in black and white (the picture of the printed surface is at least 50 percent) : HUF 400/page

      Picture in color (the picture of the printed surface is at least 50 percent): HUF 600/page

      - without library membership:

      In size A4

      Black and white text : HUF 80/page

      Text in color: HUF 300/page

      Picture in black and white (the picture of the printed surface is at least 50 percent) : HUF 250/page

      Picture in color (the picture of the printed surface is at least 50 percent): HUF 400/page

      In size A3

      Black and white text : HUF 150/page

      Text in color: HUF 500/page

      Picture in black and white (the picture of the printed surface is at least 50 percent) : HUF 500/page

      Picture in color (the picture of the printed surface is at least 50 percent): HUF 700/page


      The fees of the service can be seen in the list of rates and Appendix #7 of Terms of Use.

    • Scanning (digital copy)

      Ordering digital copy; the copy is made by the library and it provides to the user for a fee. The service is available in designated libraries.

      Fee of the service with library membership:

      Documents belonging to the holdings of Budapest Collection:

      Scanning from the picture database - available in the Budapest Picture Archive – for public use: HUF 800 / image

      Scanning from the picture collection of the Budapest Picture Archive published on the internet: free of charge

      In the branches:

      Other documents (part of a book, book illustration, article) : HUF 50 / page


      Without library membership:

      Documents belonging to the holdings of Budapest Collection:

      Scanning from the picture database - available in the Budapest Picture Archive – for public use: HUF 800 / image

      Scanning from the picture collection of the Budapest Picture Archive published on the internet: free of charge

      Ordering digital copy of the document owned by the person who orders scanning: HUF 50 / page

      The fees of the service are contained in the list of rates and Appendix #7 of Terms of Use.

    Library visit

    • Programs of library use for school groups

      The service is available without library membership, freely. Before library visit, contact with the competent colleague of the branch library is needed.

    • ​Public library programs

      As a cultural institution with public collection, the Metropolitan Ervin Szabó Library is committed to organize useful cultural programs. Library visit to see public library programs is free for anyone without library membership.

Information

Library of Üllői út

1191 Budapest, Üllői út 255.
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Opening hours
    Today 9:00-15:00
    Tomorrow: Closed-Closed
    Detailed

E-mail: fszek1901@fszek.hu​
Phone number:
(1) 281-1163 vagy (1) 666-1048/1901
Manager: Popovics Beatrix
Head Librarian
Beiratkozás

Registration for natural and legal persons:
free of charge / 12 months
Administration fee of registration reader card:
HUF 400 / 12 months

Daily card: HUF 1650 / day

Borrowing privileges in one library:
HUF 5400 / 12 months
HUF 4100 / 6 months
HUF 3000 / 3 months

Establishment of membership for using all branches simultaneously:
HUF 10000 / 12 months
HUF 7700 / 6 months

Discounts

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