The General Library of Jakarta Province Region and Filing Service is one of the working units in the Provincial Government of DKI Jakarta. The library is managed by DKI Jakarta Province located at Taman Ismail Marzuki Complex, Jl. Cikini Raya No. 73, Menteng, Central Jakarta. The library location is on the right after the entrance gate is adjacent to Gallery Cipta II and Planetarium. The library is open from 09.00 - 17.00 every day. Friday’s are open from 11.30 - 13.00 and closed on National holidays.
Regional Library Building consists of 4 (four) floors. Ground floor is an exhibition gallery, information service place, registration service, circulation room as well as goods / locker service. Upon entering our facilities, you will be greeted paintings of children displayed in the gallery space which are results of various competitions held in the Regional Public Library and herbarium collection. Herbarium is the first term used by Turnefor (1700) for medicinal plants that are dried as a collection. Every visitor who comes must fill the guest book located at the left entrance.
Public library is on the 1st floor. There is a vast collection of books ranging from novels to applied research books. Much like a library, the room atmosphere calm and near to silent so visitors can focus to do their tasks at ease. The 1st floor is equipped with a computer area which visitors can access. All the books contained in the 1st floor room may be borrowed upon membership.
2nd floor is the children's library / child service. There is a reading room equipped with colorful seating, educational toys, and playground with a variety of games. Playground facility is only for children maximum 5 years old with maximum height 110 cm. Rules and regulations to facilities apply.
For visitors who are looking for reference books that can be written up is located on the 3rd floor. There, work of arts, dictionaries and encyclopedias can be found. Books contained in this room can only be read on the premises and not allowed to take home.
Receiving an A level certificate from the National Library of Indonesia In 2016, this library applies the concept of living library and a sense of the Indonesian culture with state of the art appearance. With its vast resources and facilities, this library can be one of the greatest literacy destinations that can be an option for the citizens of DKI Jakarta and surrounding areas.
DKI Jakarta Public Library
Taman Ismail Marzuki, No. 73, Jl. Cikini Raya, Menteng, Central Jakarta City, Special Capital Region of Jakarta 10330
Day of operation: Monday - Sunday.
Opening hours: 9am - 5pm
Friday: temporarily close at 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
National Day: CLOSE