Interviews with NAPLE Sister Libraries: Anunciação Gaspar, from Lousada Municipal Library (Portugal)

We inaugurate this autumn season of interviews with Anunciação Gaspar, the Librarian in charge of the Lousada Municipal Library (Portugal)! This way Lousada is the first Portuguese library to be interviewed! Lousada is one of the 5 Portuguese Libraries that are already participating in the programme, and it is the sister library of the Salamanca Public Library “Torrente... Continue Reading →


New Activities in Lousada Municipal Library

Today we have news from Maria Anunciação Gaspar from the Lousada Municipal Library: The partnership between sister’s libraries of Lousada and Salamanca, the Public Library Torrente Ballester, was the motivation for the realization of a bio-bibliographic exhibition about the author Gonzalo Torrente Ballester, open to the public in Hall City Library during May and Jull .... Continue Reading →

Salamanca Public Library “Torrente Ballester” awarded the Assitej Spain 2012 National Prize

We have received great news from Isabel Sánchez from the  Salamanca Public Library “Torrente Ballester”, Spain (Twitter:  @bibliotorrente):   The Library Gonzalo Torrente Ballester, integrated in the Municipal Library Network Salamanca, is the National Award Assitej-Spain 2012. By vote of the members from the list proposed by the Board, the Assitej Spain 2012 National Prize, an... Continue Reading →

Lousada Interest Center in Salamanca Public Library “Torrente Ballester”

Today we have received some pictures of the Lousada Interest Center that the Salamanca Public Library “Torrente Ballester”,  has installed in its lobby. This Center has posters, pictures, books and other materials. Isabel Sánchez Fernández already told us about this idea in this post some time ago. Salamanca Public Library “Torrente Ballester” (Spain)  is the sister of the... Continue Reading →

Meet our Libraries: New Pictures from Salamanca Public Library “Torrente Ballester”, Spain

We come back with a lot of pictures submitted by the Salamanca Public Library “Torrente Ballester”. You will find some more in the libraries tag, under the library's name. First of all a collage of pictures: The library building and indoors: Adults section: Reading club: Local section: Exhibition room: Periodicals: Childrens section: Babies section (bebeteca): Storytelling:

Activities 2013 from Salamanca Public Library “Torrente Ballester” and Lousada Municipal Library

Isabel Sánchez Fernández, from the Salamanca Public Library "Torrente Ballester"  gives us an overview of the planned activities that her library and its sister library, the Lousada Municipal Library in Portugal, have in mind for 2013: From January 2013, the Library of Salamanca, Torrente Ballester, will open a section with books and other materials related... Continue Reading →

Spanish visit to Portuguese Sister Library

I’m pleased to inform you the sistership between Lousada Municipal Library (Portugal) and Salamanca Public Library “Torrente Ballester” (Spain) is proving very fruitfull. Under the Programme Sister Libraries, the Municipal Library of Lousada is a partner of the Public Library Torrente Ballester, from Salamanca, in Spain. The first visit to the Public Library of Torrente... Continue Reading →

Fruitful Sistership

I’m pleased to inform you the sistership between Lousada Municipal Library (Portugal) and Salamanca Public Library “Torrente Ballester” (Spain) is proving very fruitful. Under this partnership, on the 4th and 5th of may, librarians from Lousada Municipal Library paid a visit to Torrente Ballester Library. The aim of this visit was to create a collaboration... Continue Reading →

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