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Public Libraries in Gwangju

  • By operator: 3 city libraries, 14 district libraries (1 Dong-gu, 3 Seo-gu, 3 Nam-gu, 2 Buk-gu 5 Gwangsan-gu), 6 education office libraries
  • By location: 3 in Dong-gu, 5 in Seo-gu, 5 in Nam-gu, 4 in Buk-gu, 6 in Gwangsan-gu
  • By function: 18 public libraries (3 in Dong-gu, 4 in Seo-gu, 3 in Nam-gu, 4 in Buk-gu, 4 in Gwangsan-gu), 4 children libraries (1 in each district), 1 youth library (in Nam-gu)

(Unit: volumes, people)

Public Libraries in Gwangju
Year Libraries Number of Libraries Seats Number of Materials
Items Books Non-Books Publications
2018 23 10,966 2,652,239 2,590,754 55,981 5,504
             
Mudeung Library (Gwangju Municipal Library) 1 1,004 377,704 355,762 21,705 237
Sajik Library (Gwangju Municipal Library) 1 592 238,124 235,545 2,355 224
Sansu Library (Gwangju Municipal Library) 1 565 191,138 188,761 2,225 152
Gyelim Ggumnamu Library (Dong-gu) 1 108 27,880 27,050 757 73
Munhwa Center Library (Seo-gu) 1 440 57,610 57,544 26 40
Children's Eco-Education Library (Seo-gu) 1 150 43,764 42,772 969 23
Sangrok Library (Seo-gu) 1 348 39,804 39,383 390 31
Munhwa Jeongbo Library (Nam-gu) 1 350 92,226 89,456 2,744 26
Pureungil Library (Nam-gu) 1 170 40,579 40,557 - 22
Namgu Youth Library (Nam-gu) 1 218 34,367 34,192 162 13
Ilgok Library (Buk-gu) 1 934 153,922 150,875 2,934 113
Unam Library (Buk-gu) 1 346 80,985 80,840 55 90
Jangdeok Library (Gwangsan-gu) 1 581 52,349 50,880 1,421 48
Iyagiggot Library (Gwangsan-gu) 1 500 35,502 34,286 1,173 43
Shinga Library (Gwangsan-gu) 1 254 56,921 56,889 - 32
Unnam Children’s Library (Gwangsan-gu) 1 54 47,169 46,693 458 18
Cheomdan Library (Gwangsan-gu) 1 386 54,529 54,130 395 4
Gwangju Student Independence Movement Memorial Center Library (Gwangju Metropolitan Office of Education) 1 1,411 213,364 210,371 1,555 1,438
Jungang Library (Gwangju Metropolitan Office of Education) 1 689 216,439 208,373 7,644 422
Seokbong Library, Jungang Library Branch (Gwangju Metropolitan Office of Education) 1 344 30,160 30,055 - 105
Gwangju Students’ Education and Culture Center Library (Gwangju Metropolitan Office of Education) 1 530 196,541 191,767 4,056 718
Kumho Life Education Center (Gwangju Metropolitan Office of Education) 1 705 181,382 176,172 4,832 378
Songjeong Library (Gwangju Metropolitan Office of Education) 1 287 189,780 188,401 125 1,254

Date : each library in Gwangju

  • Division in Charge : Culture City Policy Division
  • Contact : +82-62-613-3441