There in the reading hall of the Service of world literature are presented the editions in more than 123 languages of the world. There for the readers is provided the open access to the books in all branches of science, the works of the Kazakhstani writers in the foreign languages, the classics of Russian and foreign literature, to the reference literature in the Russian and other languages of the world, and also the periodical editions. There in the hall is the electronic catalogue of National library of the RK, the users have the possibility of viewing the audio-visual films on different carriers.
There in the reading hall of world literature are situated the Book corners of foreign countries – Russia, Iran, Pakistan, India, Turkey, China, Korea. The purpose of the Book corners is the information and assistance for the development and popularization of the world national cultures, history and literature in the languages of the represented countries. There into the activity of the Book corners enter the servicing of readers and the carrying out of the cultural-mass activities. Each corner has its open book fond, the technical and furniture equipment. There are organized the exhibitions of folk creative activity of Iran, Pakistan, Turkey and China.
Also there in the hall is situated the Informational development centre. The task of the Centre is the transfer to the wide public of the modern experience and accumulated knowledge , the informational and analytical resources of the international organizations, accredited in Kazakhstan.
The Centre is created in partnership with the international organizations: the World development bank, the Department for Central-Asian regional economic cooperation, the Eurasian development bank, the Islamic development bank and the United Nations Organization.
The Hall of world literature is the largest reading hall of National library of the RK, where there can study simultaneously more than 400 users.