The collections of the National Library of the Chuvash Republic (NLCR) is a national and cultural treasure of Chuvashia and has exhaustive contents. It’s a unique collection of sources of information which includes books, journals, periodicals, maps, sheet music, visual materials, manuscripts, items in old printing, newspapers and items of non-traditional storage media. The library’s collections hold 2,381,13 items (as on January 1, 2018).