Choose Fairtrade! Public Library in Piekary Slaskie (Poland) and the Agenda 2030

Municipal Public Library in Piekary Slaskie since 2018 has been implementing a plan of action for people, the planet and prosperity Agenda for Sustainable Development 2030 adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations in 2015. Therefore, the librarians have prepared and conducted a series of workshops for older children on the subject of... Continue Reading →


New library! : Library Centre of Culture in Piekoszow (Poland)

We are very happy to announce that we have a new library in the programme, the 7th Polish library to join NAPLE Sister Libraries. Library Centre of Culture in Piekoszow (Poland) serves a population of 16.000 through a main library, a cultural center, three library branches and two children's clubs. In the library works 17... Continue Reading →

Activities in cooperation: Viana Public library (Spain) and the Permanent Point of Interest

Viana Public library, from Spain, is one of our most active libraries in the NAPLE Sister Libraries program. They joined in January 2014. That very same year they had connected with 3 libraries from Poland, Croatia and Czechia. They are still cooperating up to this day! In Viana public library there is a Permanent Point... Continue Reading →

Sistership anniversary: Viana (Spain) and Aleksandrow (Poland) and their photo exhibition

This is one of the longest partnership within the program: Viana Public Library “Francisco Navarro Villoslada” (Spain) joined the program in January 2014. That very same year, Viana started 3 partnerships, with a Czech, a Croatian and a Polish library. The one with Public Library in Aleksandrow has been the most fruitful of them all. Public... Continue Reading →

The Treasure of independent Poland, a city game at Municipal Public Library in Piekary Slaskie (Poland)

In connection with the approaching hundredth anniversary of regaining independence by Poland, we organized a city game for children. It was a great opportunity to remind and check the basic patriotic knowledge of our youngest readers. The children had a large amount of information about the events of 1918, in addition almost all teams that... Continue Reading →

How come not, I read! at Public Library in Piekary Śląskie (Poland)

Municipal Public Library in Piekary Śląskie has joined the nationwide campaign, which aims to promote reading and books, and to initiate fashion for reading. The campaign was also aimed at integrating local community interested in activities for the development of reading, as well as promoting the library and highlighting its importance for reading education. 2472 institutions from... 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 →

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