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Adult educators visit most advanced European libraries with Erasmus+ program

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. The aim of the project is to strengthen the andragogical and managerial competencies of Panevėžys region public library specialists, preparing….. Read More

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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

Moteris sėdi vaikų rato viduryje ir pasakoja

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

Merry Christmas

The coming year is very special for our library – we will celebrate its 100th jubilee. One hundred years is but a sum of lots of little moments filled with care, creativity, hard work. Moments which we embrace fully and which we are happy to share with you. This holiday season we wish you to notice….. 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

Atversta taktilinė liečiamoji knyga

The library participates in the international tactile book competition

We are glad that the library has created a tactile book “My Book” for visually impaired readers. The author of the book is librarian-methodologist Šarūnė Leikienė. This book will take part in the international competition of tactile children’s books “Typhlo & Tactus”, which has been organized since 2000. The parents of children with visual impairments, family members, educators, teachers, art students….. 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