Seongnam Central Library

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Seongnam Central Library
Revised Romanization Seongnamsi jungang doseogwan
McCune–Reischauer Sŏngnamsi chungang tosŏgwan

The Seongnam Central Library is located in Yatap-dong, Seongnam, South Korea. It opened at 2001, and is the largest library in Seongnam city.

Library layout[edit]

The library has five levels


  • Cafeteria
  • Convenience Store

First Floor[edit]

  • Family Reading Room
  • Kids Reading Room
  • Kids Library
  • Disabilities Reading Room
  • Main Hall
  • Hall Reading Room (approximately 200 seats)

Second Floor[edit]

  • Cyber Room (including DVD seats, Audio seats, Computer seats and Laptop seats)
  • "First Library" (Science, Art, Religion, Language, Philosophy, Society, Others, Encyclopedia, English books)
  • "Second Library" (Literature, History)

(The collections include over 300 000 books)

Third Floor[edit]

  • First Reading Room (216 seats, no carells)
  • Second Reading Room (216 seats)
  • Outside Terrace
  • Screen Room

Fourth Floor[edit]

  • Third Reading Room (216 seats, for adults)
  • Fourth Reading Room( 216 seats)

Library conditions of use[edit]

  • Under 12 years old children (Korean are 14 years old) cannot use Reading room, Cyber room and Library (except for those specifically designated for children)
  • Library users must create an account with a card (this can use every library in Seongnam). It can access all rooms. Exceptions for children and cafeteria usage.
  • Access to reading room seats (except Kid's reading rooms) requires the card.


  • Without parential guidance, children are not allowed in many of the library spaces
  • During Exam Seasons (late April-early May, July, late September-early October, December) and vacation (peak season Summer and Winter) seating may in high demand.
  • The First and Second Reading Room close at 10 pm.
  • The library is closed on Mondays.