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Recommended Libraries in Jakarta

Recommended Libraries in Jakarta


Visiting a library may be a boring activity for some people. Quiet, gloomy, and dusty room may be the images of it. But nope, there are lots of modern libraries in Jakarta which have complete facilities. These are some comfortable and fun libraries in Jakarta for you who want to calm your mind with books.

1. Freedom Institute Library
Saying this library as an artwork does not sound overrated. The building is brought with minimalist design with many aesthetic sides. Chandelier and comfy sofa will make you feel comfortable reading books here.

Address: Jl. Proklamasi 41, Jakarta
Operational hour: Monday – Friday 09.00 – 19.00 WIB, Saturday – Sunday 10.00 – 17.00 WIB

2. Reading Room
This library has a fusion concept of restaurant and library. In here, you can also buy books you want with various price ranges.

Address: Jalan Kemang Timur No 57A, Jakarta 12730, Indonesia
Operational hour: Monday – Friday 10.00-24.00 WIB, Saturday – Sunday 10.00-02.00 WIB

3. Goethe Institut Library
Goethe-Institut itself is an organizer and supporter of Germany cultural events and cultural exchange in many countries. The beautiful interior and spacious area with unique books collection can be the reason for you to stay longer here.

Address: Pusat Kebudayaan Jerman Jakarta, Jl. Sam Ratulangi 9-15 Jakarta
Operational hour: Monday – Saturday 12.30–19.00 WIB, Sunday 11.00-15.00 WIB

4. Japan Foundation Library
Like its name, this library has many literatures about this Cherry Blossom country. Besides books, they also have a lot of paintings in their audio visual room.

Address: Gedung Summitmas 1 3rd Floor, Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kavling 61-62, Jakarta
Operational hour: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 09.30–18.00 WIB, Saturday 09.00-12.00 WIB

5. Comic Café
For you who like pictures more than writings, Comic Café can be your favorite library. The reading room in Comic Café was designed by the owner with various comic themes from wallpaper, wall decorations, to tablecloth.

Address: Jalan Tebet Raya No. 53D, Tebet, South Jakarta, DKI Jakarta
Operational hour: Monday – Sunday 10.00–23.00 WIB