Latvian partners in Panevėžys County Public Library

Innovations in language learning of adults in the partnership project of the Erasmus+ program

From January to August,  2024 Panevėžys County Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė Public Library participates as a partner in the implementation of the Erasmus+ program project T.E.T.E („Teaching English to Elderly“) coordinated by the Latvian NGO Vecmāmiņ The main goal of this strategic partnership project is to adopt the good experience of European non-formal education institutions in the….. Read More

Guests from Spain visited the library

On the 5th–9th of June a group of teachers and students of the Alcala de Henares CEPA Don Juan I Adult Education Center from Spain visited Panevėžys County Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė Public Library.  Spanish colleagues were able to pay this visit due to the implementation of their project in adult education sector of the Erasmus+ program…… Read More

Librarians of Panevezys region in Alcala de Henares

Panevėžys region library specialists gained experience in Spain and Germany

Panevėžys County Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė Public Library and its partners – municipal public libraries of Panevėžys region are implementing the Erasmus+ program accreditation project in the field of Adult Education. Project duration: 2021 03 01–2027 12 31. Specialists of Panevėžys region libraries working in the field of adult education take part in the mobility activities. All libraries….. Read More


Visits to Spain and Scotland with Erasmus+ program

Implementing the library’s Erasmus+ project in the field of adult education “International Qualifications for Innovative Library Ideas 3”, Panevėžys County Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė Public Library‘s specialists had two trips abroad: a job shadowing visit in Spain and a storytelling training in Scotland. A visit to Spain October 21-23 the team of Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė Public Library visited….. Read More


A visit to Hueska Municipal Public Libraries

On the 22nd of October Jurgita Bugailiškienė, Director of Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė Public Library, and Virginija Švedienė, Coordinator of Adult Education Activities visited Hueska Municipal Public Libraries and met their representative Alicia Rey Lanaspa to share experience and to discuss cooperation possibilities.  Hueska Municipal Public Libraries and Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė Public Library have established their sistership in the….. Read More

Librarians attended a meeting organised by the Federation for European Storytelling (FEST) to discuss co-operation possibilities

October 5-6 Panevėžys County Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė public library’s staff: Director Jurgita Bugailiškienė, Project Manager Kristina Jakubauskaitė-Veršelienė, Head of the Cultural Heritage Research and Digitization Department Greta Kėvelaitienė remotely participated in a meeting with members and partners of the Federation for European Storytelling (FEST). The participants of the Nordic-Baltic storytelling network meeting discussed the possibilities of….. Read More


Panevėžys region libraries are creating a network of storytelling libraries

Story-telling art, which is widespread in the world, is rapidly gaining popularity in Lithuania. Storries enter the Lithuanian scenes, are used in various forms in the activities of more and more institutions. Storry-telling methods help to create a safe, attractive space for the participation of different target groups, networking, problem solving, self-expression, learning. In order….. Read More

Rašytoja ir iliustratorė Kristín Ragna Gunnarsdóttir

Renowned Icelandic writer and illustrator Kristín Ragna Gunnarsdóttir: “The world would be much better if everyone read more children’s books”

September 13-15 The famous Icelandic writer and illustrator Kristín Ragna Gunnarsdóttir, who is the curator of the exhibition “Nordic Children’s Book Flood” visited Panevėžys County Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė Public Library. Kristín Ragna Gunnarsdóttir (b. 1968) holds a bachelor’s degree in comparative literature and a master’s degree in creative writing. Having written 10 books and illustrated countless….. Read More

Dvi mielos mergaitės skaito knygas gulėdamos ant grindų namuose

“A mobile game or a book? Both!”: presentation of the project promoting reading and social skills among pupils

Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė Public Library of Panevėžys County together with partners Klaipėda County Ieva Simonaitytė Public Library, Kaunas County Public Library, and Institute of Science and Culture in Norway has started implementing the project “Innovative solutions for promoting the reading of Lithuanian libraries for the development of social relations of children and youth with the environment”…… Read More