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Public Libraries - Seoul

Public Libraries - Seoul

Following is a list of some of the public librairies and reading rooms in Seoul. Note that not all allow foreign residents/visitors to use and/or borrow books.

Name of Library Closed Telephone    Location
Dobong Library 2nd/4th Wed 906-2668 Ssangmoondong,Dobong
Dongdaemun Library  2nd/4th Wed 2254-1845 Sinseoldong, Dongdaemun
Dongjak Library 2nd/4th Fri 823-6418 Noryangjin2dong,Dongjak
Eunpyong Library# 2nd/4th Tue 385-1671 Bulgwang2dong, Eunpyong
Gangnam Library 1st/3rd Wed 3448-4744 Samseong Stn, Gangnam
Gangdong Library 1st/3rd Thur 483-0178 Gil-dong, Gangdong
Gangseo Library 1st/3rd Fri 2653-1231 Deungchon-dong
Gaepo Library 2nd/4th Thurs   3462-1987 Gaepodong, Gangnam
Gocheok Library 2nd/4th Wed 2615-0526 Gochukdong, Gangdong
Godeok Library 2nd/4th Mon 426-2018 Godukdong, Gangdon
Guro Library 1st.3rd Wed 861-6493 Guro-5dong, Guro
Jongdok Library* 1st/3rd Wed 2100-6779 Hwadong, Jongno
Jongno Library 2nd/4th Mon 737-1703 Sajikdong, Jongno
Namsan Library*# 1st/3rd Mon 754-8195 Hoamdong,Yongsan
Seodaemun Library* 1st/3rd Tue 396-3158 Yeonhui3dong, Seodaemun
Songpa Library 2nd/4th Tue 404-7914 Songpa
Yangchun Library 1st/3rd Thur 2643-3806  
Yongsan Library 2nd/4th Tue 754-3439 Hoamdong, Yongsan
Children's Library 1st/3rd Mon 736-8912 Sajikdong, Jongno
KCFC Library - closed      
Natl Assembly Library  2nd/4th Sat    788-4143 Yeoidodong,Yeoungdeungpo
Natl Library of Korea 2nd/4th Mon 590-0513 Banpodong, Seocho
Mapo Public Library  2nd/4th Mon 3141-4765 Mapo-gu
Ahyon Branch 2nd4th Mon 362-1809 Ahyeon1dong, Mapo
Yeongdeungpo 2nd/4th Mon 2676-8884 Dangsandong,Yeongdeungpo
Junggye 2nd/4th Mon. 979-1743 Junggyedong, Nowon-gu

* Librairies non-Koreans can use. For more, see Librairies Expats Can Use in this section.

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Photo: Jeongdok Public Library, Seoul


Last Updated on 2021-02-08

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