The General and Referential Literature Reading-Room offers users 40 reading-room seats equipped to use of lap-top computers and other portable electronic equipment. Its traditional academic atmosphere for individual work makes a stay in the General and Referential Literature Reading-room very pleasant. The option to use one’s own books, or copy or scan parts of library holdings, attracts a large number of students. Therein, usually all seats are occupied on the Library’s ground floor, which has 10,000 referential publications, dictionaries, encyclopedias, lexicons, manuals, and the like.
The Electronic Reading-Room is the first of its kind in the region and is equipped with modern electronic equipment. It offers the use of PC computers at 6 networked work stations, which allow members and others to check e-mail, use Internet services, print, scan, photocopy, and so on.
The Arts Department Reading-Room is located on the second floor of the Library and provides 64 seats to work at.
The Reading-room is also used for hosting cultural and arts events. The number of seats can be increased up to 120 for this purpose. Having hosted a range of programs from areas of visual arts, architecture, archeology, music, and philosophy, the Reading-Room is included among one of the representative cultural venues of Belgrade.