The Pomeranian Book Collection is located at Podgórna, approx. 1 km from the railway station. People traveling by car can park their vehicle in the immediate vicinity of the library (paid zone). Tram no. 3 stops nearby on Tobrucki Square. The Book Collection is close to Wyszyńskiego, which is one of the main communication routes in Szczecin.
The Book Collection was established in 1905. It owes its development to Erwin Ackernecht, who merged book collections from all over West Pomerania, placing them in the edifice of one building. Over the years, the library had been supplemented with new collections, thanks to which in 1994 its statute was changed from a Public Library to the Book Collection. The Book Collection is divided into several sections. They are the Information Center, Main Lending Room, Inter-Library Lending Room, Main Reading Room, Youth Reading Room, Pomeranian Study Room, Special Collections, Music Lending Room, German, and Economic and Legal Information Reading Room. The Book Collection hosts numerous exhibitions, lectures, and cultural events. It also publishes its own publications. Computers are available free of charge, and numerous places where you can read books, write works, etc. in comfort.