Hours of operation by mail


  • Tuesday through Saturday: 8:00 am to 12:00 md and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.




It is the branch of the program responsible for supporting its teaching, research, and social action processes, with the aim of promoting the development of Chinese language education and knowledge of Chinese culture.


The library is located on the first floor of the Institute, adjacent to the School of Architecture, Rodrigo Facio Central Campus of UCR in San Pedro de Montes de Oca.

Materials owned by the Library

It has materials mostly in Mandarin, as well as in English and Spanish.


  • Generalities (directories).
  • Philosophy.
  • Religion.
  • Education, Customs, Sociology, Politics.
  • Languages.
  • Sciences (mathematics).
  • Applied Sciences (inventions, gastronomy, medicine).
  • Art, Architecture, Music, Sports.
  • Literature.
  • History and Geography.


All these subjects can be found in books, CDs, DVDs, magazines, and more. You can also find films such as documentaries about China.


General rules

The library is a space for reading and studying the various information resources it offers. Both university community members and the general community can use the library's service area.

About the provision of services

To request any of the library services, it is necessary to present a valid photo ID (ID card or identity card).


Don't forget that you can also access our online catalog by clicking on the following link: and 


At the moment, IC and SIBDI materials are for room use only. You are allowed to borrow up to five items at a time.


If you wish to contact our library you can do so by phone 2511-6877 or email