Libraries

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Public Libraries in Gwangju

  • Each operator: 3 city libraries, 13 gu (district) libraries (1 in Dong-gu, 3 in Seo-gu, 2 in Nam-gu, 2 in Buk-gu, 5 in Gwangsan-gu), 6 education office libraries
  • Each location: 3 in Dong-gu, 5 in Seo-gu, 4 in Nam-gu, 4 in Buk-gu, 6 in Gwangsan-gu
  • Each function: 18 public libraries (3 in Dong-gu, 3 in Seo-gu, 3 in Nam-gu, 4 in Buk-gu, 5 in Gwangsan-gu), 4 children libraries (1 in Dong-gu, 1 in Seo-gu, 1 in Nam-gu, 1 in Gwangsan-gu)

(As of January 1, 2017)

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No Classification Name of Library Year, Month and Date of Opening Size Number of
Books
Number of
Members
Remarks
Building (㎡) Seats Number
of
Librarians
Total 22 libraries 92,133 12,305 248
(110)
2,288,499 681,470
1 City Libraries Mudeung Library ’81.12.15 9,148 1,400 30(15) 359,428 126,610
2 Sajik Library ’89. 4.18 5,236 656 9(4) 211,098 44,211
3 Sansu Library ’97.11.14 4,532 781 9(4) 154,863 32,636
4 Dong-gu Gyerim Kkumnamu Library ’08. 4.30 453 97 1(1) 19,251 1,442 Children's Library
5 Seo-gu Seo-gu Public Library ’00. 4.15 835 440 2(1) 50,174 31,876
6 Seo-gu Children's Ecology Learning Library ’08.11.26 1,323 150 3(1) 30,821 14,456 Children's Library
7 * Sangrok Library ‘15.3.31 1,696 238 1(1) 25,296 1,762
8 Nam-gu Nam-gu Culture/Information Library ’03.11.21 990 350 6(3) 83,551 39,962
9 *Pureungil Library ’13.12.19 1,462 150 4(2) 21,652 2,457 Children's Library, built in 2013
10 Buk-gu Buk-gu Ilgok Library ’00. 9.16 5,318 1,050 17(10) 131,030 74,600
11 *Buk-gu Un-am Library ’12. 4.18 2,618 185 9(4) 37,831 11,634 Built in 2012
12 Gwangsan-gu Shinga Library ’01. 5.14 1,888 500 4(2) 51,838 17,888
13 Cheomdan Library ’06.11.13 1,997 500 4(2) 42,003 29,355
14 Unnam Children's Library ’08.12.18 814 203 4(2) 30,519 14,457 Children's Library
15 *Jangdeok Library ’13.12.27 2,844 575 5(3) 25,489 6,201 Built in 2013
16 Iyagi Kkot Library ’16.10.29 2,900 500 5(3) 18,490 50
17 Education Office Gwangju Student Independence Movement Memorial Hall ’67.11. 3
(Relocated and opened on September 20, 2014)
13,783 1,411 30(10) 178,030 17,817
18 Jungang Library ’91. 7. 2 3,980 790 26(12) 239,008 52,938
19 Seokbong Library (Branch of Jungang Library) ’14. 4. 2 1,775 206 9,185 1,197
20 Geumho Life-long Education Hall ’96. 4. 2 6,908 823 25(11) 187,423 44,911
21 Gwangju Education and Cultural Center for Students ’01. 9. 3 18,323 696 36(11) 182,615 68,749
22 Songjeong Library ’90. 4.10 3,310 604 18(8) 198,904 46,261

Note: A library with an asterisk is built in an area with limited access to books, etc. with municipal investments.

Division in Charge : Culture City Policy Division

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