Library was founded in 1978 based on the books, journals and scientific works, collected as result of international book-exchange which started at the time of the International geophysical year (1957–1958).
Now total fund of the library is 51 thousand of the printed items, more than a half is foreign publications.
In the library the literature on the following subjects is collected:
- Geomagnetism and high layers of the atmosphere;
- Physics of the Earth;
- Hydrology of land;
- General issues of Geology;
- Protection of Environment;
- Computing and Programming.
The library has alphabetical and systematic catalogs, retrospective catalogs of foreign and domestic journals.
Informational and library service is the basis of the library work; in particular, every month themed exhibitions are organized, every week the exhibitions of the new books are organized.