The building was built in 1913 in Secession style. Library fund today numbers 500,000 titles, of which 20,000 volumes of rare books collection.
Fund assets are part incunabula extremely valuable religious and secular, made since the dawn of printing. Visitors can admire volumes unique in Romania, as Vergil, Opera (Venice, 1482), the Bible printed by the erudite printer German Anton Koberger (Nuremberg, 1493), Dictys Cretensis, Historia Trojan (Venice, 1499), Joannes Duns Scotus, Quaestiones quodlibetales (Venice, 1481) or the sermons of Johannes of Bromyard (Nuremberg, 1485).
Among the works we find coryphaei Transylvanian School "Bible of Blaj of Samuil Micu (1795), for long the best translation of the Bible into Romanian.
Remarkable are the volumes that represent the "Orczy-Kezdi-Vasarhely" library (18 &19th century), the ''Alecsandru D. Xenopol'' library donated by the savant's widow, Fabian Gabor's library etc.