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 →

Volunteers EVS in the library in Piekary Slaskie

Joanna Naczyńska, director of the Municipal Public Library in Piekary Slaskie, has sent us information about 2 activities developed in their library. This is the first activity, a great experience they've been developing for the last 5 years with a grant from the European Commission: Since 2013 we have been carrying out international projects under the Erasmus+ programme.... Continue Reading →

New Sistership! Municipal Public Library in Piekary Slaskie  (Poland) and Klaipėda County I. Simonaitytė Public Library (Lithuania)

We are very happy to announce a new sistership in the Program: Municipal Public Library in Piekary Slaskie  (Poland) is now connected with Klaipėda County I. Simonaitytė Public Library (Lithuania). Piekary Slaskie is one of the oldest and most active library in the program. With this sistership, they’ve been able to establish 8 partnerships with... Continue Reading →

The most active library in the Sister Libraries Program

Municipal Public Library in Piekary Slaskie (Poland) is the library that has more sisters, it has established 7 partnership with these libraries: Arucas Municipal Library(Spain) Vilanova i la Geltru Library “Armand Cardona i Torrandell” (Spain) Iisalmi City Library (Finland) Marko Marulic Split City Library (Croatia) Kiri-kirjastot Library (Finland) Korčula City Library (Croatia) Kaunas County Public Library (Lithuania) It is also... Continue Reading →

The “Inspirer of the Modern Librarian”: a guide for creative librarians

Our colleague Aleksandra Zawalska-Hawel, from Piekary Slaskie Municipal Library is the coordinator of a cooperation project involving some of their NAPLE Sister Libraries and other partners: the “Library. I love it!” project. You can take a look at this post we published a couple of years ago, when the project started to know all the details. One of the results... Continue Reading →

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