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Library Conversations: Krista Visas (Estonia)

The guest of the Library blog Geros knygos is our colleague Krista Visas (Estonia). Krista is the marketing manager at Pärnu Central Library and the vice president of Estonian Librarians Association. What measures were taken in response to the virus by public libraries in Estonia? What activities and services took place in Pärnu Central Library during the….. Read More

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Virtual visit of Croatian librarians strengthened partnership and inspired for new projects

On the 29th of March–1st of April 2021 a virtual job-shadowing visit of the librarians of the Rijeka City Library (Croatia) under the Erasmus + program took place in the Panevėžys County Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė Public Library. Although we have already become accustomed to the virtual communication format, we always think about the lack of live….. Read More

Library Conversations: Diāna Zuļģe (Latvia)

The guest of the Library blog Geros knygos is our colleague Diāna Zuļģe (Latvia). Diāna is a librarian at Liepaja Central Scientific Library brach „Libris“. It is always interesting to ask our foreign colleagues about the situation in their libraries during the COVID-19 pandemic. How is your Library facing the challenge? How do you reach….. Read More

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A special year dedicated to Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė

Who was Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė? A writer, an educator, a teacher, a philanthropist, a cultural and social figure, a feminist, a sister who was like a mother to her younger brothers and her sister, a caregiver for the sick and the vulnerable, a beekeeper, an herbalist. She was a woman who has overcome herself and the….. Read More

Library Conversations: Heikki Lahnaoja (Finland)

The guest of the Library blog Geros knygos is Heikki Lahnaoja – the manager and the head of cultural department of Pyhäjoki Municipal Library (Finland). Panevėžys County Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė Public Library and Pyhäjoki Municipal Library connected in NAPLE Sister Libraries program. Librarians in Lithuania would be very interested to learn about their new partner – Finnish….. Read More

Library Conversations: Diego Gracia (Spain)

The guest of the Library blog Geros knygos is the coordinator of NAPLE Sister Libraries programme Diego Gracia (Spain). NAPLE Sister Libraries is a cooperation programme for public libraries situated in any of the participating NAPLE countries/region that wish to find a partner or sister library in another country. The coordinator of the programme is Spain (Subdirectorate General….. 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

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

Library Conversations: Britt Sanne (Norway)

The guest of the Library blog Geros knygos is our colleague Britt Sanne (Norway). Britt is a Department Manager of Tønsberg og Færder library. How do Norwegian libraries go about innovation in the situation, when the virus closes physical services and drives digital demand? How does the Tønsberg og Færder library adjust to the unusual….. Read More