The urban library Bicaz belongs to the public libraries that addresses to all the cathegories of users from the local community. It was founded in 1952 as a village library, and it obtains the urban library title in 1960, year in which Bicaz village got the title of city. The Urban Library Bicaz has got a fund of enciclopedic publications, counting at present about 50000 volumes. The services offered to the users are of bearring – adults and children-, through the two sections, study at the library hall for both cathegories of beneficiaries and Internet access for the adults and children.
Since February 2006 the institution has been functioning in a new location, at the ground floor of a block of flats in Mărceni district, location rehabilitated regarding the conditions of the publications’s exposition and keeping, through the effort of the Townhall of Bicaz city, its credit chief accountant. The modernizing of the library meant investments according the institution’s endowment with modern electronic technique regarding the security and supervising of the goods by video supervision cameras, alarm system and instalation of detectors for protection against fires.
The library of Bicaz is served by librarians with speciality training. Regarding the cultural activities, beside those of a less amplitude, it is organised, quarterly, a manifestation of good quality, where cultural and scientific personalities from Neamţ county, and not only, are invited. The library of Bicaz city represents a cultural center extremely important for Bicaz, as it is resulted from the appreciations of the local population.
Beginning with 2015, the urban library gets a new name, that is ‘’Mihai Eminescu’’ library – Bicaz.