The library remains open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on all days except Fridays and national holidays.
On July 26, 2003 started 24 hours reader service, which ceased on March 1, 2004 since drug abusers were taking opportunity of those hours.
The district and branch libraries managed by the Department of the Public Libraries remain open from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on all days except Fridays and government holidays.
Lending facilities were introduced in 1994. As of 2004, the average number of readers was about 2,500 a day.