Working hours of library: Mon – Fri from 08:00 to 16:00

Working hours of our reading rooms: Mon – Fri from 08:00 to 18:00 Sat from 09:00 to 16:00

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Gazi Husrev-bey Library currently holds about 100.000 library items (manuscripts, printed books, magazines and various documents) in Arabic, Turkish, Persian, Bosnian and some other European languages. More than 10,500 library units are manuscript codices with approximately 20,000 works in Islamic sciences, oriental languages, fine literature, philosophy, logic, history, medicine, veterinary science, mathematics, astronomy and other sciences.
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Reading rooms

The reading room is divided according to the purpose of its use. The student reading room provides an environment for learning, while the research room enables the study of old archive documents and manuscripts in digitized form.


Student reading room

In addition to the benefits of a study space and free wireless internet signal, each seat has an electrical outlet enabling students to use laptops for longer periods of time.


Research reading room

It is intended for anyone who wants to use the manuscript and archive material of the Library in their research work. This type of documentation is available in digitalized form and can be read only on computers in the reading room.

Your membership implies the right to use all funds, reading rooms and other public spaces of Gazi Husrev-bey Library.

Working hours
Mon – Fri from 08:00 to 18:00
Sat from 09:00 to 16:00

Exhibits of exceptional value


Numerous contents of the Library are complemented with a permanent exhibition of artefacts that provide the visitors with an insight into the way of life, work, religious practice, customs and folklore of Bosniaks who lived in BiH.

We recommend group visits to the Museum to be booked in advance so that the Library may provide a guided tour of the Museum.

Cijena ulaznice: 3KM
Popust za učenike i studente

Working hours
Mon – Fri from 09:00 to 18:00
Sat from 09:00 to 16:00

Ideal conditions for the organization of congress and conference meetings

Congress hall and conference rooms

The new building of the Gazi Husrev-bey Library offers the most modern multimedia spaces suitable for conferences, promotions, meetings, seminars and all kinds of academic, scientific, business and other gatherings. There are four halls, which, in addition to technical support, also include services of cafeteria. Additional advantage of usage of these rooms is that they are in the new building of Library located in the heart of Baščaršija.

Congress Hall

Multifunctional hall with 220 seats, simultaneous translation cabins, modern technical equipment, space for the media and other high standard advantages.

VIP room

It has a specially adapted ambient intended for participants of plenary sessions for separate meetings. Connected with the Congress Hall, the VIP Room is included in its renting arrangement with an additional fee.

Medium conference room

Since there are frequent requirements for medium and small capacity conferences or meetings, this room with 70 seats is an ideal place for such gatherings. Its special advantage is the adjustment between capacity needs and economy.

Small conference room

It is intended for ad hoc meetings, press conferences and other small gatherings. It is unique space that perfectly suits its purpose. From the windows of this room, one can see a beautiful view of the neighbouring Kuršumli Madrasah.

A Public relations department of the Library shall develop an offer for conference room use, and provide additional information on rates and conditions.

Photo and video gallery

The Library

Gazi Husrev-bey Library is an outstanding building. This photo gallery shows part of what you can see when you visit us.


The library is regularly visited by students from Sarajevo and BiH. Take a look at the atmosphere and the faces of children that are the future of our country.

Virtual tour

Take a walk through the building from the comfort of your home and get a better insight of the services and benefits that the Library offers.

GHB YouTube channel

On the Husrev-bey Library’s YouTube channel you may watch some interesting videos about the Library and its activities.