It did not lend books, but it allowed readers access at all times. It had the greatest collection of religious manuscripts known in Bas-Lag, and attracted followers of numerous religions.
The disciples of Palgolak believed that everything known by a worshipper was immediately known by Palgolak. Their mission was primarily for the glory of knowledge, so they were sworn to admit everyone into their library.
The librarian was Gedrecsechet.