It being able to keep and read publicly books is a library of today, and its hanging board is written by
Sir. Toegye. Divided into east and west centering Jindomun on it, it was built with tall building method
to protect humid damage. In Dongkwangmyungsil established in 1819 (Sunjo 19), Naesaserojeok of Kings of
many generations and Sutaekbon Sir. Toegye had read were kept. And Seokwangmyungsil was newly extended
in the modern period.
It was modeled on the Seokwangmyungsil, and as a two-story pattern it also performs a role of an
observatory. In particular, There are all sorts of books published recently such as a collection of
domestic Confucian scholars(Mundo)' works in it. By "Towgyeseocho" written by a Japanese Confucian
scholar Sonsigyokusui in it, we can know that Toegyehak had a great influence on Japanese Confucianism.
Along with Donggwangmyungsil, it had 1271 kinds of 4917 books and it is famous for ancient books and
original copies. Now afore-mentioned materials are left in charge of "Korean Studies Advancement Center"