Public and National Library of Greenland
|Public and National Library of Greenland|
Nunatta Atuagaateqarfia building in the Nuuk Centrum
|Town or city||Nuuk|
The Public and National Library of Greenland (Greenlandic: Nunatta Atuagaateqarfia) is the public and national library of Greenland, located in Nuuk, the capital of Greenland. It is the largest reference library in the country, devoted to the preservation of national cultural heritage and history.
The library holdings are split between the public library in the town centrum, and Ilimmarfik, the campus of the University of Greenland, located in the Nuussuaq district of Nuuk, where the Groenlandica collection of historical material related to Greenland is held. As of 1 January 2008, there are 83,324 items in the library database at Ilimmarfik.
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