This is a specialized library within the NMU institution, which has about 12,000 books and over 9,000 titles in the field of archeology, ethnology, art history, history, numismatics and secondary historical sciences. In addition to books, periodicals, journals and press, the library has a substantial collection of early Serbian manuscripts and printed books as well as a collection of Turkish manuscripts.
The Library Fund has been enriched through purchase, exchange, repurchase and gifts, as well as through selling of its own publications.
In addition to museum professionals and staff, the library fund is used by a large number of students, cultural and scientific workers, journalists and others.
A museum librarian is Radivoje Papic, museum advisor, historian.