The Russian state library for young people is the largest in the country, the library focused on this age category, one of the 8 Russian libraries at the Federal level. However, to visit it all citizens over the age of 14, regardless of place of residence.
A library was set up in 1966 on the basis of the youth branch of the State public historical library. Its organizer and first director was Irina Viktorovna Bakhmutskaya. Since 2006, the library is headed by Irina Borisovna Mihnova.
There are about 900 thousand publications in the Fund of RGBM, including more than 650 thousand copies of books and magazines (about 500 titles). The users have access to more than 1000 CDS and DVDs with audio books, 400 videos, 35 thousand records, 36 thousand notes.
All who comes into the library provided access to Internet resources and digital libraries (over 1 million titles) as with computers in the library, and – thanks to free wi-fi on their laptops.
In the registered users of the library have a unique opportunity right from the house to work with electronic resources library systems "Bibliorossica", "Znanium", "University library on-line", "Litres Library" is enough to register in the personal cabinet.
On the basis of RFID technology" (Radio Frequency IDentification – RFID) organized a full cycle of the reader's self – service upon receipt and delivery of publications. Around – the – clock station to return books, located on the outside wall of the building at the entrance to the library.
Pay attention! The entrance to the library is absolutely free for all regardless of whether they are registered users or not. In the lobby of the library located in the lobby Area, an open access population from 9:00 daily. Here before the opening of the library – you can use the copier/scanner self – service information kiosk that hosts an electronic catalog with the ability to obtain a printout of the list of publications.
Industry and specialized halls, combining the functions of the reading room and pass vendor, provide the maximum free access to books, periodicals, CDS, DVDs, digital libraries. Each room service has librarians consultants who will assist visitors in selecting literature to read and work with library technology and electronic resources.
The library provides information support to youth in educational and self – educational process, providing career guidance, psychological, educational services; organizes educational and cultural work. The library has about 15 clubs and associations of interest. A professional psychologist conducts individual consultations on various issues of concern to young people.
For users with physical disabilities in the library are created the necessary conditions. For wheelchairs equipped with a ramp, sliding automatic doors, special toilet, stair lifts; wheelchair with a table for books/laptop. In all rooms there is a low shelving, increased the distance between them gives the possibility to move freely in a wheelchair. For services to the visually impaired – reading scanner, electronic magnifier, audiobooks. For the hearing impaired there are a selection of videos with subtitles.
If necessary, visitors can use the services sector small printing. The library has a small bookstore Shop "Botany". There is a café with coffee and shnekovym devices.
The Russian state library has the status of information – consulting center for work with youth to youth network, youth and Junior libraries of Russia, as well as other public libraries serving young people. She is a model and database testing new forms and methods of work with young people for public libraries of Russia, is intended to facilitate the cooperation of libraries with each other, integrating them into the global library environment, the introduction of ideas of a specialized library services in the public consciousness.
Basic facilities and services:
Mon – Fri: 11:00 – 22:00
Sat – Sun: 12:00 – 20:00
The Hall of rare books: it is not working till 25 August.
Mon – Tue: 13:00 – 17:00
Closed: Sat – Sun
Mon – Fri: 11:00 – 20:00
Sat – Sun: Closed.
Mon – Fri: 12:00 – 20:00
Closed: Sat – Sun
Dear friends, pay your attention, to the fact that the time and days of work of "Russian state library for young people" can change, so before visiting it we recommend you to call +7 (499) 922 – 66 – 77.