The first publication in the edition of the Central Library of East Sarajevo appeared in 2000. The Library has been more active in publishing since 2006. Nowadays, the main focus of the library is on publishing and it is considered to be an important segment of work that contributes to the creation of the institution's identity and to determining its place in the local and national cultural milieu.
Thus far, the Central Library has been publishing books in black print and audiobooks. The library is also a coeditor in the fields of culture and art and is cooperating with the publishing house ‘Svet knjige’ from Belgrade and the scientific journal ‘Pančevačko čitalište’.
Central Library’s publications are diverse in theme and genre. The most dominating genre is fiction (novels, short stories, poetry) along with literary criticism, travel books, memoirs, aphorisms, children’s books, pedagogy, sport, catalogs and books in the field of librarianship. Generally, all published books are the works of our local authors such as poets, writers and university professors.