Participants and lecturers of the conference

Library storytelling: nurturing traditions and searching for innovation

Storytelling helps libraries to create a connection with local communities, and educational activities based on storytelling involve, open imagination, create a safe space for self-expression, allow ones to get to know literature and the world, to know themselves better and encourage learning. On the 17–18th of October the international practical conference “The Power of Story,….. Read More

The opening event of the interactive exhibition “Nordic Children’s Book Flood”

The festive online opening event of the exhibition “Nordic Children’s Book Flood” will be held on Tuesday June 1st 2021, 2 p.m. The exhibition is organized by Panevėžys County Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė Public Library and Nordic Council of Ministers Office in Lithuania. Join the opening event and hear everything first! The exhibition will be inaugurated by….. Read More

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Safer Internet Week

On Tuesday, 9 February 2021, we will celebrate the 18th edition of Safer Internet Day with actions taking place right across the globe. With a theme once again of “Together for a better internet”, the day calls upon all stakeholders to join together to make the internet a safer and better place for all, and especially for children and….. Read More

SEKAS 2020: Storytelling performance “The origin of Life and Death” (held in English)

The International Storytelling Festival SEKAS 2020, organised by Panevėžys County Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė Public Library on the first week of December, invites you to get to know “Heroes and heroines that are near us and far away”! Jan Blake (UK) is one of the leading storytellers, and has been performing worldwide for over thirty years. Listen to her….. Read More

Stories, myths and fairy-tales await at The International Storytelling Festival SEKAS 2020 on December 1–5

The art of storytelling is like a glowing crystal, offering a different experience for each listener. The storyteller unleashes one’s creative powers, imagination, and the most surprising, unexpected abilities. While acquiring the knowledge, the listener immerses oneself into the magical world of storytelling, into a different reality full of fascinating heroes, a spectrum of colours,….. Read More


LET’S TALK – English Conversation Club

LET’S TALK is a place where English language becomes an instrument for lively and meaningful conversations. The club invites all the people, who love this language and don’t want it to get rusty without practice. Every meeting is a new adventure with its engaging topics for discussions, games, and creative tasks. Not only will you….. Read More

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National Library Week Begins

The tradition continues, but this year National Library Week in Lithuania is different. As libraries are closed due to quarantine, the celebrations are taking place online. This year the main theme of the National Library Week raises a question: „How did we change in 20 years?“ Library communities are invited to share their experience, photos,….. Read More

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LET’S TALK meetings move into virtual space

Due to pandemic English conversation club LET’S TALK moved into virtual space and continued it’s meeting. Enthusiasts can meet to talk remotely on ZOOM. Club members are currently improving their conversational skills in smaller groups (5–6 people), so classes are more frequent. They are held two times a week: 17.15 on Mondays and 12.00 on Wednesdays…… Read More

Siiri Enoranta

Meet Siiri Enoranta and learn about her book The Sorrow-deer Tamer

Attend the library’s Youth Book Club and take a unique opportunity to meet Siiri Enoranta, a renowned author from Finland. About the author Siiri Enoranta (b. 1987) is one of Finland’s best young authors, nominated for many prestigious awards. In 2018 her 8th novel received a prestigious Finlandia Junior prize for best book for children and youth. The….. Read More