28 August 1821
Gathering, classification and service of bibliographic and photographic materials, newspapers and periodicals, manuscripts and various posters.
Avenida De la Poesía 160, San Borja – Lima.
01-5136900 / anexo 7000
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Person in chargeAlejandro Arturo Neyra Sánchez - Director
Objectives of the institution
Gathering, classification and service of bibliographic materials about Peru.
Heritage documents under its protection
It has European incunabulum books from the end of the 15th century and the important photographic collection of the Courret Studio (end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th century) portraying part of the life of the city of Lima.
The state of conservation of this documentation is good.
Public access for research purposes.
Periodicals published by the institution
Fénix. Magazine of the National Library of Peru (N° 46, 2017)
Libros y Artes. Cultural Magazine of the National Library of Peru (N° 86-87, 2017)