The National Library is a multi-functional science center with a total area of 280,000 square meters and is housed in three buildings. The area of the main building is 80.5 thousand square meters, and it is possible to serve 8 thousand readers at the same time. In a single day, the National Library can accommodate 12 thousand readers. The annual number of readers is 5.2 million.
The library houses a collection of approximately 45 million copies of books, including some of the oldest books in the world. The oldest printed book in its possession is 1,600 years old. The library also preserves written artifacts dating back 3,000 years, such as inscriptions on turtle shells and bones.
The library stores 1300 terabytes of electronic resources and extensively uses innovative modern tools.