On 48. session of the City Assembly of the City of Zagreb, held at 20. December 2016. a decision was made on the right to free entry in the Zagreb City Library for children from birth until the end of the calendar year in which they reach 15 years of age and reside in the City of Zagreb.

The decision was made "for the purpose of gaining the habits of reading, encouraging the overall education of children and protecting the standards of children, students and their parents within the framework of overall demographic and pronatality policies."

The decision is in line with the Development Strategy of the Zagreb City Library, where it is planned for 2020. ensure the free enrollment of citizens to 18. years.
Children with residence in the County of Zagreb also have the right to free entry.