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The National Library
of the Komi Republic
A smart library for the knowledge-based society
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Collection and resources

More than 50,000 books:

  • fiction, from classical literature to contemporary authors (all genres, including drama, romance, thriller, crime, sci-fi, fantasy and others). Russian translations of foreign authors.
  • textbooks and manuals in history, ethnography, law, social sciences, sports, etc.
  • training materials for school exams in all a wide range of disciplines (Russian, algebra, history, biology, physics, etc.).
  • popular science books in psychology, linguistics, medicine, biology, pedagogics and other sciences.
  • travel guides (cities, countries and continents).
  • The Life of Remarkable Personalities book series. 
  • books by authors from the Komi Republic in Russian and Komi.
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What you can do:

  • get free book loans for off-site use;
  • get access to LitRes online library;
  • take part in workshops, trainings, club meetings and other activities.


LitRes e-library stores 800,000 licensed e-books; 4,000 new books are added every month. 
You can get your personal login and password for free access to LitRes at the Circulation Department visiting the library in person or requesting them by e-mail.

Also available:

• computer work place;
• interest clubs (read about clubs here);
• online inquiry service;
• thematic lectures;
• free Wi-Fi.

    Explore our collections
    • The Marvellous Republic of Komi
      Compiled and edited by Natalia Melnikova
    • Komi Highlights
      Elvira Kagantsova
    • Менам муза абу вуза / Ma muse n'est pas à vendre
      Ivan Kouratov
    • From the Cincinnati Reds to the Moscow Reds. The Memoirs of Irvin Weil
      Irvin Weil
    • On the Border of Language and Dialect. Studia Fennica Linguistica 21, 2018
      Edited by Marjatta Palander, Helka Riionheimo and Vesa Koivisto
    • Russian Settlement in the North
      Terence Armstrong
    • Biarmia. Komi eepos
      Žakov Kallistrat
    • In Zeiten des abnehmenden Lichts
      Eugen Ruge
    • One of Us. The Story of a Massacre and its Aftermath
      Ã…sne Seierstad
    • Albert Edelfelt and The Tales of Ensign StÃ¥l
      Marina Catani, Maritta Pitkanen, Marketta Tamminen
    • Komi Mythology
      N.D. Konakov
    • Hidden Rituals & Public Performances: Traditions & Belonging Among the Post-Soviet Khanty, Komi & Udmurts
      Anna-Leena Siikala and Oleg Ulyashev
    • Mostly Mittens. Traditional Knitting Patterns from Russia's Komi People
      Charlene Schurch
    • The Komi Republic by Motorcycle - an expedition to the northeastern corner of Europe
      Kenneth Mikko
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