A Universe of Secrets: Fran Galovic Koprivnica Public Library Summer Program

Although man landed on the Moon, the Universe is still full of secrets, especially the one that each of us carries within ourselves. Under the slogan A Universe of Secrets, Fran Galovic Koprivnica Public Library announces summer program to celebrate 50th anniversary of Moon landing with different activities for children, youth and adults during July... Continue Reading →

Digital Lab, Playing and Exploring Tablet Computers: an activity from Public library Fran Galović (Croatia)

Another activity from Public library Fran Galović (Croatia), who has been very committed in sending us the activities they have planned for this summer. Dijana Sabolović-Krajina, director of the library, explains this activity: The Digital Lab is a new IT program where kids can learn what the BBC micro:bits are, how to use interesting web 2.0 tools... Continue Reading →

Summer Reading Olympics: an activity from Public library Fran Galović (Croatia)

The project is being implemented during school summer holidays in cooperation with Koprivnica elementary school- 3rd grade children, their teachers and librarian. Main goal is to interest children for non-compulsory literature, to improve their reading skills and extend vocabulary during school holidays. Besides, other objectives are also to develop teamwork and to acquire the habit... Continue Reading →

Health tips under library parasols: a summer activity from Public library Fran Galović (Croatia)

The Koprivnica public library Fran Galović has initiated a program of non-formal health education of citizens in collaboration with health care institutions: the Koprivnica Public hospital, the County institute of public health and the Health Care House. Since 2008, during summer months, the program Health tips under library parasols has been gathering citizens with doctors... Continue Reading →

TEDTalks at the library backyard: a summer activity from Public library Fran Galović

  Since 2013 Public library "Fran Galović“ Koprivnica, (Croatia) has had a license for  organising the TEDxKoprivnicaLibrary conferences as the first public library  in EU. So far, TEDxKoprivnicaLibrary conferences have been held 10 times. This program is recognized as a “must attend” event that provides a suite of short, carefully prepared talks, demonstrations and performances... Continue Reading →

NAPLE Sister Libraries Day at sisters Sastamala City Library (Finland) & Koprivnica Public Library ”Fran Galović” (Croatia)

Last Friday, 12th September NAPLE Sister Libraries Day was celebrated. Kaisa Kytömäki, from Sastamala City Library, sends us the information about the activity they, along with their sister, developed for this day: Sastamala City Library (Finland) and Koprivnica Public Library ”Fran Galović" (Croatia) celebrated their sistership and NAPLE Sister Libraries Day by making a common video. Since the theme... Continue Reading →

Sister libraries from Croatia and Finland present their cooperation at IFLA Lyon 2014

After the successful staff exchange in the autumn last year the librarians from Public Library “Fran Galovic” Koprivnica and Public Library Sastamala have prepared a poster for IFLA which is being held in Lyon, France this year. There was a wish both in Sastamala and Koprivnica to have first-hand experience of libraries and library work... Continue Reading →

Pictures from Public Library “Fran Galovic” participation in IFLA Singapore 2013

As you will remember, during the last IFLA Conference held in Singapore in 2013, the  Public Library “Fran Galovic” in Koprivnica, Croatia, and its sister Sastamala Public Library in Finland, presented a poster on their experience under the title: NAPLE Sister Libraries Programme: Cooperation of public libraries in Koprivnica, Croatia and Sastamala, Finland: An example of inspiring practice. Dijana Sabolović-Krajina,... Continue Reading →

Interviews with NAPLE Sister Libraries: Dijana Sabolović-Krajina, from “Public Library “Fran Galovic” in Koprivnica (Croatia)

 We are back with the first interview of 2014! The library to be featured is the “Public Library “Fran Galovic”  in Koprivnica, the first Croatian library in our interviews section! we have the pleasure of introducing  Dijana Sabolović‐Krajina, the director of the library. “Public Library “Fran Galovic”  in Koprivnica established one of the first “sisterships” in the programme with the  Sastamala... Continue Reading →

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