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Stepping into a New Century G. Petkevičaitė-Bitė Library Builds Bridges between the Past and the Future

This year Panevėžys County Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė Public Library is turning an important page in its history. It is 100 years since it opened its doors to visitors and became the first state library in Panevėžys. One of the oldest cultural institutions in the city greets the honorable date with the slogan “Cherishing the Past. Creating….. Read More

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Vilnius Book Fair visitors were among the first to try a new library’s service – storytelling educations

Every year, crowds of book enthusiasts flock to Vilnius Book Fair to meet their favorite writers, learn what’s new on the bookshelves, and participate in a rich cultural program. In this 22nd Vilnius Book Fair “Image as Text” the joint stand of Panevėžys region libraries introduced to the fair guests the newly created library service….. Read More

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Important information! Some of library’s services will not provided

Martynas Mažvydas National Library is carrying out the modernisation process of Lithuanian libraries’ information database (LIBIS). Due to data transfer from an old to a new system, some technical interruptions are expected and the libraries will provide limited services during this period.  14 July books will NOT be issued or taken back. On this day….. Read More

Goodreads Choice Awards Announces Readers’ Favourite Books

Every year Goodreads Choice Awards announces their readers’ favourite picks. Here are the best books of the year! About Goodreads Goodreads is the world’s largest site for book lovers. With a mission to help people find and share books they love, Goodreads has achieved great success since its first launch in January 2007. On Goodreads….. Read More

Happy holidays!

This year encouraged us to be creative and patient, and raised us. As we approach the most beautiful holidays of the year, let’s take a breath – gift ourselves and others with magical tales, inspiring stories, undiscovered adventures. Let us travel through our thoughts, nourish our hearts, discovering joy in everyday moments by listening, reading,….. Read More

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Important information about the library services since November 7th, 2020

Due to the quarantine in the country, from November 7th, 2020 the library temporarily pauses all of its services (e.g. trainings, educational activities, events) except the readers’ services and virtual events. The publications will be issued and can be returned during the library’s working hours. Virtual events will be streamed on the library’s Youtube channel. During….. Read More

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Safety measures now apply to readers and event visitors

We would like to inform you that until further notice, all persons over 6 years of age must wear protective equipment (face masks, respirators or other) covering their nose and mouth during the visit to Panevėžys County  Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė Public Library. According to the resolution of the Minister of Health of the Republic of Lithuania,….. Read More