Libraries

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Public Libraries in Gwangju

  • By operator: 3 city libraries, 14 district libraries (1 Dong-gu, 3 Seo-gu, 3 Nam-gu, 2 Buk-gu 5 Gwangsan-gu), 6 education office libraries
  • By location: 3 in Dong-gu, 5 in Seo-gu, 5 in Nam-gu, 4 in Buk-gu, 6 in Gwangsan-gu
  • By function: 18 public libraries (3 in Dong-gu, 4 in Seo-gu, 3 in Nam-gu, 4 in Buk-gu, 4 in Gwangsan-gu), 4 children libraries (1 in each district), 1 youth library (in Nam-gu)

(as of: January 1, 2018)

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No Operator Name Director
(Rank)
Division
Chief
Size Collections
(volumes)
Members Lenders Books
lent
(volumes)
Collections expanded in 2017 (by purchase or donation)
Building
(㎡)
Seats Staff
(Librarians)
Total 23 95,398 11,893 246
(119)
2,569,174 712,644 1,025,312 2,663,329 188,333
1 City Moodueng HWANG, Eunju(4) 9,148 1,004 28(15) 370,265 125,262 193,695 390,665 21,161
2 Sajik CHOI, Kyounghwa(5) 5,236 837 8(4) 227,062 20,622 102,264 253,088 12,528
3 Sansu JIN, Jaeho(5) 4,532 581 8(4) 176,575 12,302 50,802 189,924 11,073
4 Dong-gu
(Human rights & Youth Division)
Gyelim Ggoomnamu AHN, Daesoon(5) 453 108 1(1) 26,125 1,692 5,278 14,791 3,004
5 Seo-gu
(Library Division)
Seo-gu Public Entrusted to a private operator 835 440 0(0) 54,065 35,870 16,401 46,432 3,420
6 Children Ecology Learning KIM, Youngchul(5) KIM, Minsuk(6) 1,323 150 2(2) 38,858 17,874 21,912 92,832 4,540
7 Sangrok KIM, Youngchul(5) KIM, Minsuk(6) 1,722 238 8(3) 39,922 6,635 20,123 88,201 4,455
8 Nam-gu
(Library Division)
Cultural Information SHIN, Sunchul(6) 1,251 350 5(4) 97,376 45,334 46,37899,484 4,277
9 Pureungil PARK, Keunsuk(6) 1,462 150 4(2) 38,296 6,995 42,114 92,639 4,083
10 Youth MOON, Jiwon(6) 2,099 218 5(2) 31,370 1,659 18,446 47,645 29,490
11 Buk-gu
(Library Division)
Ilgok SONG,Gyounghui(5) 5,318 934 17(10) 148,747 81,025 54,194 113,187 8,393
12 Unam SONG, Gyounghui(5) 2,618 413 11(7) 71,496 20,241 55,002 118,846 14,314
13 Gwangsan-gu
(Library Division)
Shin ga PARK, Jungseok(5) YU, Seungwoo(6) 1,888 254 5(4) 51,986 19,574 11,841 25,019 3,832
14 Cheomdan PARK, Jungseok(5) HAN, Hyunjung(6) 1,997 389 5(3) 48,388 27,579 35,525 73,853 2,687
15 Unnam Children PARK, Jungseok(5) HONG, Yunok(6) 814 54 3(2) 42,655 16,735 18,732 76,968 5,636
16 Jangduk PARK, Jungseok(5) SUNG, Jihui(6) 2,844 345 4(2) 49,416 16,963 59,752 150,655 5,515
17 Yiyagiggot PARK, Jungseok(5) SONG, Mira(6) 3,276 500 5(3) 29,588 3,055 24,001 65,493 8,983
18 Education
Office
Student's Independence Movement Memorial JANG, Huisup(3) PARK, Geumhwa(5) 13,783 1,411 28(10) 206,249 28,272 51,150 163,724 6,203
19 Songjung CHOI, Sangil(5) SHIM, Hyundeok(5) 3,310 425 17(8) 181,764 51,354 35,280 74,760 6,763
20 Joongang LEE, Langsoon(4) KIM, Junghui(5) 4,010 689 19(8) 227,183 60,087 22,908 83,310 5,872
21 Geumho Lifetime Education Hall NA, Jonghoon(4) CHOO, Sunmi(5) 6,968 1,283 24(11) 186,525 39,403 35,005 85,590 7,036
22 Student Education and Culture Hall PARK, Taeil(3) MOON, Myungsuk(5) 18,350 696 35(11) 198,779 67,907 86,068 263,040 7,075
23 Sukbong Branch, Central Library LEE, Langsoon(4) 2,161 424 4(3) 26,484 6,204 18,441 53,183 7,993

Note: * indicates a library established by city fund in a blind spot

Division in Charge : Culture City Policy Division

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