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

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Finnish children were listening to Lithuanian fairy tales

Panevėžys County Library (Lithuania) participated in one of the creative projects, coordinated by Terhi Virkkunen in the sister library – Pyhäjoki Municipal Library (Finland). Terhi worked in kindergartens, introducing to kids stories and fairy tales, some words and phrases in various languages: “I collected everyday childhood stories. Then, I edited them, leaving the main parts….. 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

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Library Conversations: Michaela Töröková (Slovakia)

The guest of the Library blog Geros knygos is our colleague Michaela Töröková (Slovakia). Michaela is the Head of Fund Replenishment and Processing, Acquisition Department in  State Scientific Library in Banská Bystrica. After the challenging and tiresome year libraries emerge from the pandemic period, and reopen little by little. How does the Banská Bystrica Library help it‘s community to get back….. 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

We invite you to join the challenge of hope and optimism

Lithuanian libraries have gathered for the dance of hope “Jerusalema”. While dancing we remembered how good it is to enjoy, laugh, work and to achieve common goals together. To convey this feeling to You, we invite You to join this challenge, to feel a longing sense of community. Jerusalema Challenge has become very popular around….. Read More

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