Tallinn Central Library is a public library and the library serves all the inhabitants and visitors of Tallinn.
Our library has 3 departments, 17 branch libraries and a mobile library. Readers only need one unified library card or their Estonian ID-card for using our services in any of our departments or branches.
In 2012 we registered 72 514 readers who visited our libraries 1 056 919 times and borrowed home 1 800 000 documents. 63.7% of the homelendings is made up of fiction. By the end of the year 2012 there were 1 039 319 documents total in our library. Our web site was visited 419 341 times.
Our readers: 20,8% (15 184) below 17 years old, 79,2% adults.
Visitors: 19% (183 227) below 17 years old, 81 % adults.
Borrowers: 10,2% (166 287) below 17 years old, 89,8% adults.
We have set up 208 modern computer workplaces for our readers in our library.
Tallinn Central Library is guided in its activities by the Public Library Act (12.11.1998) and Statutes of Tallinn Central Library.