Library-branch number 4 - special. It is here, in the building on the 13, Metallurg street in 1954 the city library No1 was opened, the history of the Centralized Library System of the city of Ust-Kamenogorsk began.
During its existence, the library has firmly established itself as the most important link in the social infrastructure of the district. Today it is actively introducing new information technologies, creating a media library, and making full use of the Internet.
At the service of readers is a subscription, a reading room, a children's department, a computer room with Internet access and linguaphone equipment.
The fund is as close to the users as possible and makes over 22,000 copies of books, magazines, audio and electronic publications in all fields of knowledge.To the services of readers 54 names of periodicals for children and adults.
Annually the library serves more than 2400 readers of different ages.
The library works according to the target program «Library - the center of aesthetic education». The program is implemented in two main directions:
- creation of an information resource on art;
- information and enlightenment and leisure activities.
In addition to the extensive book collection, the library has a full-text database «Art», which presents materials on the following thematic blocks: «Web Resources», «Music Literacy», «Directing. Theater.cinema».
The music fund includes dozens of works by the great composers of the world.
Today, music lovers in the library-branch number 4 gather the club «Elegy». The children's club «Atameken» and the educational and leisure club «Ogonyok» continue to operate, which brings together older people.
• Loan of documents for temporary use;
• Access to the universal reference device - electronic catalog;
• Issuing materials to the home - a security deposit;
• Home library loan for readers with disabilities;
• Organization and holding events for promotion reading, improving the information culture, organizing leisure;
• Organization of watching video and movies;
• Information support for lessons, seminars, conferences, events for students and teachers;
• Individual information on the subject of reader;
• Bibliographic references;
• Access to external and internal databases;
• Access to the database "Electronic books", "Audiobooks", "Abstracts", "Presentations", etc .;
• Provision of information from the legal reference and search database "Zan";
• Access to the database Republican Intercollegiate Electronic Library (RIEL);
• Access to ELS" Lan";
• Access to the Internet and Wi-Fi;
• Virtual reference service «Ask the librarian»;
• Electronic delivery of documents;
• Extension of the use of books online through the site www.kitaphana.kz;
• Making copies of printed materials from the library's funds;
• Club «Огонек»;
• Club «Элегия»;
• Club «Атамекен».