Library Membership


Who can be a reader of the National library

Every citizen of Georgia or other country aged 14 and over who produces an ID card at the National Library Reader Registration Office may become the Library member.

Where to obtain the National Library Membership Card

To register for the Library Membership Card, or to renew or replace it, please visit the National Library Building II at Purtseladze Street.

Required documents

ID card or passport is necessary for the registration. The National Library Membership Card is valid for five years.

The National Library services are free of charge. 

Working hours: every day from 9:00 to 18:00.


The Library card holder is expected to:

  • Present the Library Membership Card while entering and leaving the Library buildings, and whenever requested by the Library staff
  • Leave big size bags, parcels, brief cases, coats, jackets, umbrellas, etc. in the cloakrooms, before entering reading halls
  • Keep silence and good order in the Library reading halls
  • Observe the norms of public behaviour and hygiene
  • Check the books, periodicals, etc. Upon receiving and immediately inform a librarian if any flaws or damages are being detected. Otherwise, the card holder will be held responsible for a damage.
  • Preserve the Library property
  • Inform the Registration Office immediately in case of a loss of the Library Membership Card.

The Library card holder is not allowed to:

  • Transfer his/her Library Membership Card to other person
  • Make written notes on books or documents, fold pages or make any other damages to the Library collections
  • Smoke in the Library buildings
  • Remove cards from the card catalogues
  • Take out books from the reading halls without special permission from a librarian
  • Use a mobile phone in the reading halls.
  • Smoke in the Library buildings
  • Personal books, magazines, newspapers or any other printed materials, Notebooks, cameras may be used in the reading halls only with the permission of a librarian

Contact Information:
Address: 5 Gudiashvili (Building II, Entrance from Purtseladze Street )
Tel.: +(995 32) 297 16 58
Reader Registratsion Office