Operating hours of a specific type of library are as follows:
- National library: nine hours without brakes, five days a week, five hours on Saturdays;
- General and regional general library: eight hours a day, five days a week, five hours on Saturdays;
- Local library: four hours a week (up to 2000 citizens), 15 hours per week (up to 6000 citizens), four hours a day and five days a week (over 6000 citizens;
- Bibliobus: one visit of a densely populated settlement twice a month.
Summer and pre-holiday operating time is defined in the Library Operating Rules.
The library must be opened during the hours that suit the maximum number of its potential users.
Operating hours are displayed at the visible spot near the library entrance.