Asian & African Collection Room

Asian & African Collection Room
Asian & African Collection Room


Opening Hours:

Monday — Friday:   9:00 to 21:00;
Saturday, Sunday: 11:00 to 19:00.

Number of seats : 26 (of these, 1 has a PC)

Contact us: 

Telephone: +7(812) 415-97-62
Address: 165/2, Moskovsky Prospekt, Saint Petersburg

Where to find us: Second Floor Plan


The main part of the Asian & African Collection is books, periodicals and newspapers in Oriental, African and some other languages, including the rarest editions, fine examples of printed and binding art. The Asian & African holdings include items on Oriental studies, written in Eastern and Latin scripts, related to the peoples of Asia and Africa, Australia and Oceania, on all types of media: books and brochures, journals and serials, newspapers, leaflets, audio and vidio documents, electronic publications.

Use the catalogues located in the room to get information about the collection.



Location Maps

Reader Registration

Reading Rooms

Floor Plans

Using the Reading Rooms

Food, Drink

Cloakrooms, Storage, Wi-Fi


Book Shop

The Library is open
Monday—Friday from 9:00 to 21:00;
Saturday, Sunday from 11:00 to 19:00.

The Library is closed on public holidays and last Tuesday of each month.
On pre-holidays, the Library is open from 9:00 to 16:00.