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Meet your reading goals with Busan e-Library


The Busan e-Library, established in 2020, offers a vast collection of books, audiobooks, periodicals, music and more to all Busan citizens.

Register for a library card at your local branch or via the e-Library website to access the content. Foreign residents must submit their alien registration number when joining. After joining, users can access content through the website or various smartphone apps.

As of March, the e-library houses 15,000 e-books and audiobooks, from classics to new releases. Users can check out up to five books at a time for up to 15 days; books are returned automatically. Book due dates may be extended up to seven days after the initial check-out. 

The e-library also offers subscription services in collaboration with domestic e-book providers such as Kyobo, Aladin, Bookcube and others. The e-book service providers offer a total of 220,000 books. Users may check out up to 30 books per month, which are automatically returned 15 days after the check-out date.

Busan e-Library offers 18 kinds of content covering poetry, kids’ English books, magazines, newspapers, music, papers and lectures on humanities, foreign language lectures and IT.

◎ Busan Metropolitan City e-Library:

◎ Inquiry: e-Library (051-310-5465), e-book Subscription and online content (051-310-5431)

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