Public libraries in Ireland and Croatia: one year of cooperation

Tomorrow it's the first anniversary of one of the last sisterships between European Public Libraries within the program: Public Library “Viktor Car Emin” Opatija (Croatia)  and Galway City Libraries (Ireland)  came to an agreement las 17th May 2017 and we cantacted them to see how the partnership was. After librarians from Opatija visited Galway to know their partners... Continue Reading →

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New Section! Calendar of ephemeris and activities

Today, we present a new section of the blog: a Sister Libraries Calendar where you can check the ephemeris related with Public Libraries, Reading, Congresses on Libraries, International Days of all sorts, etc. You can find it under the Meet the Libraries tab. The Public Libraries inscribed in the NAPLE Sister Libraries Program develop a lot... Continue Reading →

A cooperation activity for Saint Valentine’s Day: Connecting libraries and schools

The partnership between Vega-La Camocha Municipal Library (Spain) and Vodice Public Library (Croatia) continues with new activities 1 year after they agreed to work together. Both of them have strong links with the Primary School of their communities. The partnership between these 2 libraries is making also a connection of these 2 Primary Schools: C.P.... Continue Reading →

The European Volunteer Service (EVS) Step by Step

The EVS is a service inscribed in the Erasmus+ Program that promotes the volunteering abroad of youngsters between 17 and 30 for periods from 2 weeks to 12 months. Volunteers can work in one of these areas:  culture, youth, sports, children, cultural heritage, arts, animal welfare, environment and development cooperation. Public libraries are fully eligible institutions.... Continue Reading →

Digitization of historical collections at the Municipal Public Library in Piekary Slaskie (Poland)

In connection with the 100th anniversary of the regaining of independence by Poland this year, Municipal Public Library in Piekary Slaskie started the project "100 objects for the 100th anniversary of regaining independence". The aim of the project is the digitization and publication of selected manuscripts, prints, photographs and documents of special importance for the... Continue Reading →

The Law Clinic of Klaipeda‘s I. Simonaityte library (Lithuania)

An interesting topic has arisen lately amongst the library community on how public libraries can expand their influence and provide a set of services beyond the traditional. As Mogens Verstegaard points out, the traditional library is being overcome by another model, the relational library that’ll meet the expectations of nowadays users. In this line, new... Continue Reading →

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