Ukraine

Національна бібліотека України імені В. І. Вернадського / Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine

How to find us

Main Building: Ukraine, 03039, Kyiv, Holosiivskyi ave., 3 (metro station “Demiivska”)
The building in Volodymyrska Street:  Kyiv,  Volodymyrska Str., 62

Phone

Tel: +38 (044) 524-81-36 (for information)
Tel: +38 (044) 525-40-74 ( Vernadsky National Library Press Service)
Tel: +38 (044) 525-81-04 ( Director General reception)
Tel. / Fax: +38 (044) 525-56-02 (Office)

Email

library@nbuv.gov.ua

Director

Lyubov Andriivna Dubrovina

Architect

The Library has two buildings: The building in Volodymyrska Street, 62 – architects P. Alyoshyn and V. Osmak; Main building – architects V. Hopkalo, V. Hrechyna, V. Peskovetsky

Year founded

1918

The Vernadsky National library of Ukraine is the largest library of the state. It houses 15,833,167 items, and offers an international inter-library loan, grants access to an online union catalogue and bibliographic databases. The library’s priceless collection of old and rare manuscripts includes the “Assyrian-Babylonian book list” from the 3rd century B.C. The Library also owns one of two existing copies of the “History of Animals” by Aristotle published in Venice in 1476.

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