The paper covers the activity performed at V.O. Sukhomlynskyi State Scientific and Pedagogical Library of Ukraine, which functions as a coordination, Хемчян І. Науково-методичне забезпечення діяльності мережі освітянських бібліотек ISSN 2224-9516 Наукові праці Національної бібліотеки України імені В. І. Вернадського. 2019. Вип. 56 scientific and methodological centre within the system of education libraries under the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and the National Academy of Educational Sciences of Ukraine during the period from 2000 to 2019. Here are the main directions of scientific and methodical work performed in the library: methodical study of changes taken place in certain libraries as well as the system of education libraries in general; development of conceptual, organisational, administrative, regulatory and methodological documents; providing specialists of education libraries with methodological and advisory assistance (including remote help) on library work; expert-diagnostic visits to education libraries for the purpose of library management consulting; creation of the system of methodical publications covering all areas of activity performed by education libraries; maintaining the functioning of the system of education libraries as a single system; introduction of library innovations in the work of education libraries; improvement of professional skills of the specialists of education libraries using different forms and methods; providing access to information resource on librarianship, bibliography studies, bibliology, documentation studies, and information activity in order to meet the professional needs of librarians, educators, and students; scientific cooperation with leading libraries of other systems, departments, institutions, and organisations, regardless form of ownership (including foreign establishments), etc. In the future, the scientific and methodical work of V. O. Sukhomlynskyi State Scientific and Pedagogical Library of Ukraine will be focused on searching for, systematising and transforming progressive knowledge in the field of library science, and on generating new ideas that will further the innovative development of education libraries.