General Information

Users

  • Former and current National Assembly members and staff of the National Assembly.
  • Lifelong or honorary library card holders
  • College students and members of the general public over 18 years of age
  • Teenagers aged 12 to 17 recognized by the Chief Librarian as persons who need to use the materials kept by the Library.
  • People who need to use the Library’s collections as recognized by the Chief Librarian

※ Foreign nationals: holders of passports or certificates of alien registration

Opening Hours

  • Monday - Friday / 09:00 - 21:00
  • Weekends 09:00 - 17:00
  • Closed on national holidays, every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month

Reading Rooms Available on Weekends

  • 1F

    Circulation Desk

  • Room 105

    Children’s Reading Room

  • Room 206

    Legal Information Center

  • Room 208

    Social Science Room

  • 3F, Uijeonggwan

    Digital Information Center

  • 3F, Uijeonggwan

    Dokdo and Unification Resources Room(excluding special materials)

  • Room 524

    Periodicals Room

Reading Rooms Available after 6 PM

  • 1F

    Circulation Desk

  • Room 206

    Legal Information Center

  • Room 208

    Social Science Room

  • Room 524

    Periodicals Room

  • Room 205,
    2F, Members’ Office Building

    Members’ Reading Room

How to apply for use after 6 PM

  • How to use

    Apply for night use at the National Assembly Library website (www.nanet.go.kr)

  • Hours of use

    Monday - Friday / 18:00 - 21:00

  • Hours to reserve

    Monday - Friday / 09:00 - 17:00 on the same day as the reservation

  • Materials requiring reservation
    • Books · Master’s and Doctoral Theses (in closed stacks)
    • Legal/parliamentary materials (published 2+ years ago)
    • Periodicals (published before 2018) international organization-related materials (published before 2018)
    • Materials kept in reading rooms that close at 6PM (Materials kept in the National Strategic Information Center, Humanities and Natural Science Room, reference books, and materials on Dokdo Island and unification)

Photocopying Service

  • Self-service copying : Copiers are available for use in the Copy Room and in each reading room / 50 KRW per page.
  • Commissioned photocopying : Visit the Library and submit the material in the Copy Room. Users can request copying of up to five books at a time / 60 KRW per page.
  • Mailing service : A mailing service for photocopied materials is available at the user’s request at the Copy Room (National Assembly Library website → Users’ Section → Applications and reservations → Application for mail-requested copying). Standard mail : 4,000 KRW / Express mail : 7,000 KRW / 70 KRW per page.
Inquiries 02-6788-4175

Library Tour

Guided Tour

  • Details

    Introduction of the Library, guided tour of the reading rooms

  • Eligibility

    Groups of 5 - 15 persons only

  • Times
    • Monday ~ Friday : 10:00, 14:00, 16:00
    • Saturday : 9:30, 10:30(in Korean)

Reservations must be made at least one week in advance by online request at the Library’s website.

Inquiries 02-6788-4243

Self-guided Tour

Available upon presentation of an ID card at the Information Desk and issuance of a visitor’s pass for an independent tour (Visitors may explore the reading rooms. Unfortunately, lending is not available.).

Meeting Facilities

Meeting Rooms and Equipments

Meeting facilities including an auditorium and a conference room are available to support efficient legislative activities.

This table is a Meeting Rooms and Equipments table and consists of Type, Capacity, Equipment.
Type Capacity Equipment
Auditorium (B105) 299 seats 2 beam projectors, 4 Internet lines, 1 banner (8m long), sound equipment
Conference room (B103) 80 seats 1 beam projector, 4 Internet lines, 1 banner (6m long), sound equipment

Directions

Subway

  • Three minutes’ walk from National Assembly Station, line no. 9, exit 1
  • Fifteen minutes’ walk from Yeouido Station, line no. 5, exit 3
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